Flu is a typical viral disease that ordinarily spread by coughs and sneezes. One can get flu at whatever time around the year, but essentially it happens in winters or when the climate changes. One can feel extremely obnoxious when he/she gets a flu virus, however it keeps going for at most a week. Another name for flu is influenza.
Symptoms of flu: There are various symptoms by which one can recognize flu. Some of them are mentioned below.
- High fever
- Dry Cough
- Excessive sneezing
- Sore throat
- Difficulty in sleeping
Complications of flu: Generally, flu is normal disease and can be cured by medicines prescribed by a doctor. But complications may arise when flu affects people who are in high-risk groups, such as elderly, pregnant women and those who already have some other serious diseases or weakened immune system. Flu can cause premature labour in pregnant ladies which can further lead to miscarriage sometimes. Some rare complications of flu are tonsils, infection in the brain or middle ear. So it is good to consult a doctor as soon as possible, if you feel any of the symptoms of flue for avoiding further complications in such cases.
Vaccinations for flu: Flu is not of a single type. Therefore, vaccination provided for flu does not give 100% assurance of the fact that you will not get a flu. Still, vaccinations are available for people, for whom flu can cause unexpected complications. Vaccination for flu is also necessary if there is an outbreak of flu in your residential or nearby area. However, you can prevent the flu by maintaining a healthy personal hygiene and by regularly cleaning your surroundings
Other types of flu: There are several other types of flu like bird flu, swine flu and gastric flu. Bird flu affects humans in rare cases. Proper vaccinations are available for these types of flu for people belonging to every age group and medical conditions.
New York Multi Medical Care have specialists, who can handle low as well as high severity of any type of flu adequately. We also provide various vaccinations for people belonging to different age group for flu. We give all the care and support our patients need to lead a happy, healthy and peaceful life. For further information on our services, please feel free to contact or visit us.