Symptoms and prevention of swine flu: The daily incidence of corona infection is increasing again and again across the country. According to data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Friday, for the first time in three months, daily cases have again surpassed 4,000. In the last 24 hours, 4041 new corona infections have been detected in India. With the increase in the number of corona cases, swine flu 'fatal' cases are also being reported in many parts of the country.
Swine flu (H1N1) is an airborne disease that is spread by coughing and sneezing. The symptoms of H1N1 flu are similar to those of seasonal flu, which everyone should be aware of. Three cases of swine flu have been registered in Madhya Pradesh, after which the health department has been alerted. According to health experts, all people should be aware of the symptoms of swine flu in order to prevent its spread. Let us know this in more detail.
Learn About Swine Flu Infections
Swine flu is mainly caused by the H1N1 strain of the flu (influenza) virus. H1N1 is the virus in influenza. This is why influenza-like symptoms are seen in infections. It causes upper-lower respiratory tract infections. Swine flu is more contagious than the common flu, with mild to severe symptoms.
Living or traveling in an area affected by H1N1 can put you at risk for infection. Everyone needs to pay close attention to its symptoms.
What Causes Swine Flu Infection?
Swine flu can be spread through an infected person coughing or sneezing or through contact with contaminated surfaces. The H1N1 virus infects cells lining your nose, throat, and lungs. To prevent this infection, people over the age of 6 months are advised to get the annual flu vaccine. This reduces the risk of developing serious diseases.
Symptoms of Swine Flu Infection
According to experts, most symptoms of both swine flu and influenza infections can be similar. Infected people may have a fever, runny nose, cough, sore throat, runny nose, body aches, fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. These symptoms usually go away on their own, although some people may have severe symptoms that require immediate treatment.
- Difficulty breathing.
- Chest pain.
- Endless dizziness.
- Feeling of extreme weakness and pain in the muscles.
Treatment and Prevention of Swine Flu
Most people with H1N1 flu only need medication to relieve their symptoms. Symptoms can also be reduced by resting and drinking water during the infection. It is usually relieved by antiviral drugs. Health experts advise all people to stay safe from this infection. For this, some things need to be kept in mind.
- Wash your hands thoroughly frequently. Use soap and water to wash your hands.
- When coughing and sneezing, cover your nose and mouth well. Then wash your hands.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth frequently.
- To avoid swine flu infection, be sure to clean your hands after touching something.