What is swine flu and what syptoms, treatment and etc..

Swine flu. The disease originally was nicknamed swine flu because the virus that causes the disease jumped to humans from the live pigs in which it evolved. The virus is an h1n1 mix of genes from swine, bird, and human flu viruses. The symptoms are the same as any other form of influenza and treatment as well.
Swine Flu. Symptoms of swine flu may include: sore throat, cough, headache, fever, chills, musculoskeletal aches & pains, nausea, vomiting & diarrhea. Symptoms from swine flu usually begin one to three days after exposure.Swine Flu symptoms usually last for around 8 days but if there are health complications it may take longer to heal.Antiviral drugs may be prescribed to decrease symptom severity.

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What is the best way to get treatment for swine flu if you catch it?

Swine flu. You can prevent swine flu by getting a specific swine flu vaccination (which is different than the normal flu shot). If you get a severe flu-like illness, see your doctor immediately, because oral drugs like tamiflu and Relenza (zanamivir) work, but must be started within 48-72 hours. Read more...
Flu tx. If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. Read more...

What to do if I was wondering if there is any treatment for swine flu??

Oseltamivir. Oseltamivir (Tamiflu), if taken within 48 hours of onset of illness, can reduce the duration of illness and its complication. Read more...
Flu. If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. Read more...

Swine flu has outbroken in my city is it curable or any treatment for it and how can I save my prevent my family from it?

Mgt. It is important to recognize the symptoms of the flu, avoid contact with those who are sick, wear a mask in crowds, and wash hands often. There is anti viral treatment available which is most effective when administered early in the course. Read more...

Is there any cure for swine flu?? Is it contagious?? What to do If someone caught it.?? How to prevent it?? What r d odds that one can die from it??

Which type ? This label has been associated with both the H1N1 of 2009 and 2013-14 and another strain, H1 N5 (I think) in 2013. The H1N1 was in the vaccine for 2013-15. Vaccination or total exclusion from community contact are the primary preventive measures. Use of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) after exposure may also prevent it. We see deaths every year from flu, but the strain is often not studied. Read more...