Swine flu (swine influenza) is a disease of pigs. Swine flu produces most of the same symptoms in pigs as human flu produces in people. Swine flu can last about one to two weeks in pigs that survive. Most commonly, swine flu is of the H1N1 influenza subtype. However, they can sometimes come from the other types, such as H1N2, H3N1, and H3N2. The current swine flu that has infected humans is of the H1N1 type- this type is not as dangerous as some others. Here are some symptoms of swine flu:
A fever (also known as pyrexia) is the natural reaction of the body to fight an infection. It is temporary increase in your body temperature, often due to an illness. A temperature of 38°C (100.4°F) is low-grade fever range. If fever above 104°F then call your doctor or go to an emergency because it’s dangerous. It is the symptom of swine flu.
Coughs are caused by viral infections. The cough develops over a day or so and may become quite irritating. Viral infections commonly affect the throat, or the airway, or the airways going into the lungs. It is the symptom of swine flu.
Headache is a common problem. People of all ages get headaches from time to time. There are common causes of headaches include stress, tension, restlessness, migraines and lack of sleep. When you are having headache then do not take it lightly. It can be the symptom of swine flu.
A person with generalized aches and pains has discomfort in multiple area of the body. The most common body pains are head, neck, back pain, muscle pain, joint pain, and also, neuropathic pain which occurs when the nervous system doesn’t function properly. If you have these pains, you should not be ignored, you need doctor treatment immediately. This is the symptom of swine flu.
chills!! it is the flu and cold symptom. Chills refers to the feeling of cold, even when you are wearing warm cloths or are wrapped in blankets.
Runny nose, sneezing is the sign of a common cold. Runny nose is a viral which usually resolve in seven to ten days. If it is continuing more than 7 to 10 days then may be it is the symptom of swine flu.