Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
198 Doctors are Online

Muscle pain and sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor, can you tell me what can be the symptoms of this swine flu
Doctor :   there will be chills
Doctor :   fever
Doctor :   muscle pain
Doctor :   sorethroat
Doctor :   headache
Doctor :   may be weakness
User :   I am undertaking international travel next week. I should be taking any special precautions

Doctor :   are you having any of the symptoms?
User :   No

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   which areas are you travelling?
User :   However since I'm travelling I want to aware
Doctor :   which areas are you travelling?
User :   Only to Egypt

User :   Via Mumbai Intnl airport
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you are veg or non veg?
User :   Non veg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you eat pork?
User :   yes i do

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   although there is no reported incidence from egypt
Doctor :   but it is better to stay away from pork during your visit
User :   Ok thanks for the information

User :   Any other thing that I should watch out for
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   the disease generally spreads from the infected person
Doctor :   by coughing and sneezing
User :   ok

Doctor :   so if you find someone with the above mentioned symptoms try to avoid him
Doctor :   it is not spread from food
Doctor :   so you can eat the pork theoritically
Doctor :   it is the children who remain infected and are source for the infection as they are more susceptible and remain infected for longer duration
Doctor :   there are previously reported evidences
Doctor :   that the virus infection can be prevented by washing hands
Doctor :   so do wash your hands frequently especially if you are shaking hands with somebody who has just returned from an international trip
Doctor :   Keep a watch on cases reported across the world for this sake
User :   Ok Doctor thanks so much for your time, I'll keep all this info in mind. Better to be safe than sorry

Doctor :   That is applicable across
Doctor :   Is thr anything else that I can help you with?
User :   No thanks for your time
Doctor :   Please fill feedback form and say when done
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor