Swine Flu. Symptoms may include: fever, severe, headache, body aches / pains, chills, fatigue, weakness, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, diarrhea & vomiting. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/swine-flu/basics/symptoms/con-20034916 People who have higher risk for developing complications include people with chronic lung diseases (COPD, asthma, emphysema), people with immunodeficiencies, >
It can. Make sure that you get a yearly flu vaccine.
Superinfection. Majoritybof illness was mild but small groups of at risk pts died due to overwhelming disease and were also compromised with a superinfection with a bacterial pneumonia strept staph etc.
Through complication. Deaths associated with swine flu could be associated with pneumonia, respiratory failure, seizures or worsening of pre-existing conditions.
Possibly. Although it is unusual, swine flu can kill anyone - stressed or not stressed. The best way to stay healthy is to sleep at least 8 hours per night, eat healthy food, exercise and get your flu vaccine!
Yes. Influenza can infect anyone. The illness can be very serious in people with underlying health conditions, but also in those who are vigorous and healthy individuals. People often tell me they don't need the flu vaccine because they never get the flu. Past history is not protective-vaccinate.
Swine flu spread. Most influenza spreads viral particles by the aerosolized sputum (spit) produced by coughing. This is why there is so much emphasis on wearing a face mask if you have a severe cold or flu-like illness.
Many things. Influenza virus invades susceptible cells and damages those cells. In the process the body releases chemicals called cytokines in response, and these are responsible for many of the symptoms, including cough, headache, runny nose, fever, chills, GI symptoms and muscle aches. Because of the damage to normal cells it lowers immunity to other organisms and you develop secondary infections.
Risk. Like seasonal flu it can be lethal and has potential to become pandemic.
Differences. This is the best I have seen to help differentiate: http://www. Newmilfordschools. Org/gibbs/nurse/cold_flu_swine_flu. Pdf.
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. Lab tests can deterine if the illness is swine flu.
1 to 3 days. Symptoms from swine flu usually begin one to three days after exposure.