Influenza is an acute infectious disease that occurs due to the ingestion of different types of influenza virus.The main symptoms of this disease are fever up to 38 ° C, with severe - to 40,5oS, weakness and muscle aches, headache, tearing and pain in the eyes, scratchy throat.It can also be cold, although this symptom is more typical for other SARS and the flu is more frequent simply dry nose.After a day or two may begin coughing.Severe may be accompanied by vomiting, hallucinations, loss of consciousness.
important to begin treatment at the first symptoms - this will help the body to cope with the most virus and reduce the likelihood of complications.Best of all, of course, consul
t your doctor, who will more likely determine exactly the presence of influenza and will make the treatment regimen.Self-medication in this disease, especially in severe form, engaged in rather dangerous.
If the opportunity to visit or call home no expert, it is important as soon as possible to take an antiviral agent, for example, "AnviMaks."This drug is due to the presence of rimantadine decreases the activity of the virus group A, disrupting its ability to penetrate into the cells and spread throughout the body."AnviMaks" also has a symptomatic effect.It has antipyretic, antihistamine, analgesic effect, fills the shortage of ascorbic acid.
Besides taking medication, physical activity should be reduced, since energy must be spent to fight the flu, as well as comply with bed rest.It is important to drink as much warm liquid - this will help prevent dehydration.It is best to give preference to drink raspberry, as it has antipyretic effects, rose, cherry, lemon.You need to drink small sips often.
temperatures below 39oS shoot down with the flu is not recommended, because with her body fights the infection.The exceptions are the individual characteristics of health, but in this case, treatment should always be coordinated with the doctor.To this it should be immediately in contact when the body temperature climbed to 40 ° C, or if no positive change does not occur within weeks.Otherwise, the consequences for the body can be very serious.
In no event should not take antibiotics as they are effective only against bacterial diseases.With flu and other viral diseases, they can harm, reducing the already affected the immune system.Antibiotics are generally assigned physician only if the influenza caused by bacterial complications such as pneumonia.
for prevention of influenza should strengthen the immune system, taking vitamins, doing physical exercise and monitor the condition of the gastro-intestinal microflora.It is also important not to contact with the sick as the flu virus is transmitted by airborne droplets.