5 behaviors, hygiene, prevent influenza

  • 5 behaviors, hygiene, prevent influenza

  • Influenza

    • Influenza is an Influenza virus infection. It is a respiratory infection such as nose, neck, airway and lungs. The infection may spread to the lungs, causing swelling.
    • Patients with high fever, headache, constipation, and muscle pain are found at all ages, especially in children.
    • Death rates are often found in people over the age of 60 or those with identifiable diseases such as heart disease, lung disease, liver disease, kidney disease, etc.
    • Vaccination against influenza is the most effective way.
    • It can reduce infection rate, reduce hospital sleep rate, reduce complicated diseases, stop work or stop school.

    Contact: This infection is easily transmitted by the respiratory tract. The methods of contact are:

    • Contacted by coughing or sneezing, germs enter the eye and mouth.
    • Feel the patient's sweat by glass, cloth, or kiss.
    • Touch a infected hand.

    Symptoms of the disease: Influenza is the same as the flu, but the flu is faster than the flu. Fever is higher than the most important symptoms are:

    The incubation period is about one to four days, an average of two days.

    • The patient will experience acute fatigue.
    • Tired of food, nausea.
    • Have a severe headache.
    • Arms, legs, joints, pain around the eyes.
    • The high fever is 39 to 40 degrees in children, adults, and fever is about 38 degrees.
    • Have a sore throat, red throat, runny nose.
    • Dry cough, red eyes.
    • In children, there may be nausea, vomiting, fever, nausea and vomiting in two days, but runny nose may last for a week.

    For those with severe symptoms, it usually occurs in the elderly or has a disease.

    • There may be inflammation of the ventricle. The patient will experience chest pain and asthma.
    • There may be meningitis, headache, depression, unconsciousness, respiratory distress, pneumonia, asthma, heart attack.
    • In general, the flu will heal in a few days, but there are some people who may have joint pain and up to two weeks.

    Contact: Contact refers to the length of time the infection can reach others.

    • The duration of contact is one day before the onset of symptoms.
    • Five days after the symptoms
    • In children, it may be deficient six days before the onset of symptoms and last for 10 days.

    The prevention of the flu and flu.

    • Avoid getting close to people who have a cold.
    • Wash your hands often.
    • Avoid unnecessarily touching one's face with one's hands.
    • Keep your body healthy by getting enough rest, eating healthy, and exercising regularly.
    • Influenza can be prevented by vaccination. Currently, vaccination against influenza is recommended at the age of 6 months and above, especially for children and the elderly, as well as for the risk groups mentioned above.

    Inquiries can be made at.

    • Internal Medicine Center (Building 2), G Floor Tel.02-530-2013 ext. 2010,2020