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Swine Flu Symptoms – Precautions – Treatment – Part VI

Treatment : If a person becomes sick with swine flu, antiviral drugs can make the illness milder and make the patient feel better quicker. For treatment, antiviral drugs work best if started soon after getting sick (within 2 days of symptoms). The U.S. CDC recommends the use of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) or Relenza (zanamivir) for the [...]

Swine Flu Symptoms – Precautions – Treatment – Part V

For people who are sick: * Stay home and limit contacts with others as much as possible * Rest and take plenty of liquids * Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze * Seek medical advice if needed Swine Flu Symptoms Symptoms of swine flu infections can include: * fever, which is [...]

Swine Flu Symptoms – Precautions – Treatment – Part IV

DOs: * Wash your hands * Avoid crowded places * Stay more than an arm’s length from persons afflicted with flu * Get plenty of sleep * Drink plenty of water and eat nutritious food 1. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash [...]

Swine Flu Symptoms – Precautions – Treatment – Part III

What should I do if I get sick? If you live in areas where influenza A H1N1 cases have been identified and become ill with influenza like symptoms e.g. fever, body aches, runny nose, sore throat, nausea, or vomiting or diarrhea, you may contact their health care provider, particularly if you are worried about your [...]

Swine Flu Symptoms – Precautions – Treatment – Part II

What can I do to protect myself from getting sick? Currently available seasonal influenza vaccine does not protect against H1N1 flu. There are everyday actions that can help prevent the spread of germs that cause respiratory illnesses like influenza. Take these everyday steps to protect your health: * Cover your nose and mouth with a [...]

Swine Flu Symptoms – Precautions – Treatment – Part I

Hi, I Would Like To Share About Swine Flu. I Received This Information From Mail. Everything you need to know about Swine Flu India is grappling with a swine flu epidemic. There is heightened panic among people following reports of growing number of HIN1 cases and the recent death of a school child in Pune. [...]