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Why Are Older Children And Young Adults At Such A High Risk For The H1n1 Flu
See below: They are not at higher risk for complications, unless they have underlying problems (heart and lung, cancer), they may be at more risk for catching the illness due to crowding, such as dorms, and sports, and not being vaccinated. It is the very young and very old that have most of the complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flu risks include endocrin disorders like diabetes. I have a low thyroid, so would this make me a 'high risk' of dying from h1n1? Why?
Why is pneumococcal vaccine not given to all healthy adults 19-64, much like the flu vaccine? Why is it restricted and given only to"high risk" adults
Are there lasting effects of h1n1 on an unborn baby? Had swine flu at 27 weeks, daughter was iugr. Severe speech apraxia, & high pitched squealing.
Possible.: I am sorry for your daughter's problems. One cannot be certain that they are due to h1n1 influenza during pregnancy - however, one cannot dismiss that possibility either. Many viruses cross the placenta and can affect various fetal tissues/organs. Other explanations for your daughter's problems should be investigated, namely metabolic, genetic and neurological syndromes unrelated to infections. ...Read more
What can I do to break a fever of 102.8 my 8 yr old has had a fever since sunday. She was taken to dr on monday and they said she had the flu (h1n1). She also has asma
Tamiflu: If started in the first 48 hrs of flu. Tamiflu can sometimes have a dramatic effect on the fever & other signs of the illness. After that point, the flu is too well established to alter its course. Use in kids is sometimes a problem because of various side effects.For the most part we keep the kid comfortable & push fluids, but remain vigilant to any worsening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with h1n1 flu. How long am i contagious? High fever is gone. Now have low grade fever with cough/phlegm, fatigue, sinusitis.
Origin of cough??: Is it originating in the lungs or the back of the pharynx? They are treated differently! Also, even after an infection is gone and inactive you may have residual effects on the inner linings of your breathing tubes (bronchi). So you may have a residual cough even after your lung infection is cured. ...Read more
How long should I wait before going back to school after getting over the h1n1 (swine flu) sickness?
It can: And cause more serious disease if present. ...Read more
A viral flu strain: H1n1 refers to the proteins that make up the critical parts of this particular flu virus. For example, h5n1 is a common flu virus that attacks some years. "swine flu" is a misnomer. Flu viruses are named after their original hosts, and the h1n1 virus we've been dealing with is actually a combination of avian, human and swine flu dna mixed together. Also, it's the same spanish flu from 1918. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Encourage your: friend to rest and hydrate well. How about cooking up a pot of home made chicken noodle soup? ...Read more
I got the h1n1 shot how does it work and what to do if i get the swine flu does it go away i had little sytoms when i got shot dr said its normal?
Code recognition: The vaccine allows your cells to recognize the genes of the virus if it enters the body and allows immunity to it once recognized. You can still get the flu, with hopes that your body will fight it or at least to mitigate the symptoms if you get it. It is not 100% perfect immunity for 100% of the population. ...Read more
I just recovered from H1N1 swine flu infection and feel very week, testless and loss of apettite. I want to regain my stamina and vitalityw?
Mgt: It is quite common after the flu infection to feel weak. I would suggest eating well, including sources of lean protein in your diet. Rest and recover. If you begin to have a fever again, then your PCP can follow up. A virtual appt is available online at healthtap.com/DosanjhMD code: NCYHPZ ...Read more
H1n1. When getting the shot for the flu, am i being shot up with the flu? I've gotten the flu shot before. About a week later...I got the flu.
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