With the sudden onset of fluctuating weather conditions worldwide, there is a massive increase in the viral and swine flu cases among people. Since fever of any kind is said to be contagious, but where the swine flu is concerned, you need to follow the extra ordinary precautions for it. Before proceeding further, let us first know- what exactly the swine flu is?
According to the verdict of World Health Organization, Swine flu is the communicable disease caused through virus A (H1N1). The major symptoms for the outbreak of the swine flu are: frequent onset of fever, cold, shortness of breath, body-aches, cough, sore throat, vomiting, chills, fatigue and diarrhoea. Although the swine flu symptoms are proven to be mild, but turns out to be serious if not cured timely.
It turns out to be chronic when it occurs among the patients suffering from heart, liver, kidney or lung diseases. The most common symptom of swine flu is the sudden onset of fever pertaining to more than 100 degrees F which remains for more than seven days accompanied with cough, cold and loss of appetite.
Normally, the patient suffering from swine flu recovers within a timeline of seven days by consuming the anti-viral medication with proper bed-rest. Swine flu is highly contagious within the period of seven days. So, you are required to take the serious preventive measures while dealing with the patient.
It is advised to wash your hands regularly and cover your mouth properly while coming in contact with the patient to avoid the spread of the swine flu germs. Ensure to maintain the proper ventilation in the room for the circulation of the fresh air. Stay away from crowded or suffocated areas. Maintain a proper record of recovery through visiting a doctor. Besides this, ensure to eat healthy and nutritious diet to strengthen the immunity level to overcome the onset of swine flu symptoms.