Can you get swine flu after a tick bite?

No. Ticks do not spread influenza. People do.Occasionally animals may such as bird flu.
NO. Influenza never comes from ticks or insects. Usually it comes from people, sometimes birds, especially migratory aquatic birds (geese, ducks). Swine flue, of course, begins in pigs but becomes important if it is able to spread from person to person.

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Is it still possible to get swine flu after a vaccination for it?

Sure. No vaccine is 100% effective and no vaccine will produce a rsponse in all recipients. However, it's likely that if you get the illness after vaccination, that the infection wil be less severe than without vaccination. Read more...
Vaccines. Yes complete conversion of everyone does not occur but by vaccinating most people we reduce the over all population risk . Read more...

Can someone tell me how people get swine flu and what are its symptoms?

Swine Flu. Symptoms of swine flu may include: sore throat, cough, headache, fever, chills, musculoskeletal aches ; pains, nausea, vomiting ; diarrhea.Swine flu symptoms usually last for around 8 days but if there are health complications it may take longer to heal. Swine flu is spread from one person to another. Read more...

How likely am I to get the swine flu, im pregnant and worried?

Overall rare. But depends on where in the us you are and how close you are to an outbreak area. I am not aware of any recent outbreaks in the us and i would look at the cdc webpage or contact your local health department if you are concerned about an exposure. Read more...
Use Flu vacine. All pregnant women should be immunized yearly with the current flu vaccine as recommended by the cdc and the am. Congress of ob-gyn. Also flu is generally passed mouth to hand to hand to mouth. So wash your hands frequently when in public. Read more...

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...

I have never had a flu shot in my life and when I was 11 or 12 I got the swine flu is it possible to get it again?

Yes. There are many different strains of flu that change seasonally and from year to year. 2 years ago I had the flu twice in one season (Flu B & later Flu A). You should get a flu vaccine every year, typically in September or October. Read more...
Flu, yes. Flu has so many viral variants and you run the risk of getting flu if you do not take vaccination for the type of virus in circulation. You may not get infected with the strain you had as youngster, but there are many more strains in circulation and taking vaccine is a good thing. Read more...
Yes. The "flu" you had when you were 11 or 12 may not have been the swine flu but some other flu looking like swine flu. Call your family physician and set up a flu shot when the season is appropriate in your part of Texas. Flu shots are safe & effective & good insurance for not becoming ill. Read more...
Yes. You are only immune to the strain of the flu you had. There ore over 100 strains of flu virus. Read more...

Can you get a swine flu shot while you are taking humira (adalimumab)?

It depends. Humira (adalimumab) & other anti-tnf therapies have been associated with an increased risk for developing infection. It is recommended that all patients be up to date with all immunizations prior to beginning Humira (adalimumab) or other anti-tnf therapies. All flu vaccines except the live flu vaccine are safe to receive during Humira (adalimumab) treatment. For 2011 the swine (h1n1) vaccine is included in the general influenza vaccine. Read more...

Is it still recommended to get a flu shot and the swine flu vaccine?

Yes. . Depending on your medical history, vaccination for both infections is recommended. Read more...
H1N1 vaccine (swine) The most recent (last 2 yrs) have had the h1n1 strain as part of the regular flu shot in the us. There would be no benefit in seeking out older single strain h1n1. Read more...