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Emergency Warning Signs of Swine Flu

Updated at: Feb 04, 2013
Swine FLU
Written by: Editorial TeamPublished at: Apr 08, 2011
Emergency Warning Signs of Swine Flu

Signs and Symptoms of Swine Flu: When home treatment is being considered to find a cure for swine flu it is important to be aware of ‘emergency warning signs’ and recognise them promptly. Here, you will learn about some of the emergenc

When home treatment or care is being considered it is important to be aware of  "emergency warning signs" and recognize them promptly. A person with "emergency warning signs" needs prompt medical attention and treatment.
Emergency warning signs in adults:
•    difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath, 
•    pain or heaviness in chest or abdomen
•    Dizziness or lightheadedness
•    Confusion
•    Continuous or severe  vomiting
•    Recurrence of flu-like symptoms after improvement and the fever and cough are worse.
Emergency warning signs in children:
•    rapid breathing or difficulty in breathing
•    blue skin color
•    Not  taking adequate amount of fluids
•    Lethargic, not waking up or interacting poorly
•    Very irritable or inconsolable even on holding
•    Recurrence of flu-like symptoms after improvement and the fever and cough are worse
•    Fever with rash
•    Not eating anything
•    No tears on crying
If an adult or child has any of the emergency warning signs seek urgent medical attention.


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