H1N1 Influenza (swine flu): Two Groups of Concern
- shortness of breath, either during physical activity or while resting
- difficulty in breathing
- turning blue
- bloody or coloured sputum
- chest pain
- altered mental status
- high fever that persists beyond 3 days
- low blood pressure.
In children, danger signs include fast or difficult breathing,
lack of alertness, difficulty in waking up, and little or no desire to play.
If you or your child has any of these symptoms, call your doctor urgently.
If your child comes to Advanced Pediatrics, call and we will see him or
her the same day.
The vast majority of people with infection from H1N1 Influenza (swine flu)
virus do very well.
Pregnant women infected with H1N1 Influenza (swine flu) virus are more likely
to get more ill.
Anyone pregnant with any signs of illness, and all others with serious signs
should seek medical attention promptly.
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