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    Emergency Warning Signs of Swine Flu

    Swine FLU By Editorial Team , Onlymyhealth editorial team / 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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