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Detection of symptoms of swine flu - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
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how can i help you
User :   This is just general with querries on Swine flu
User :   how do i detect symptons and take care of my family from this
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ok proceed
User :   my 2 daughters go to college and i go to ofice and have a few servants at home
User :   currently there is no problem
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i will tell you in detail about swine flu
User :   ok
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Doctor :   body ache

Doctor :  
its like other flu
User :   ok
Doctor :   so you cant differentiate other fly from swine flu
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by symptoms only
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and many times the infection clears by itself
User :   what about the mask- N5, should we buy it ??
Doctor :   it is to prevent to get the infection
User :   so is it only airbourne
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but as such the disease is very mild in good imunity people
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it is airborne
User :   cannot come with food ??
Doctor :   no it is not
Doctor :   it lives in the throat of infected people and it is spread when they cough and sneeze
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it causes only sore throat kind disease and will clear by itself
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but if the person gets into lung infection
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than is pneumonia
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than it is serious
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ths aymptomes of pneumonia are
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fever and cough not responding to treatment
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cough with sputum
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difficulty in breathing
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so if there is fly like symptoms it is more likley a seasonal flu
User :   ok
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do you have any thing else to ask about swine flu
User :   no thanks
User :   thank you doctor
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