Patient reviews for Doctors for Flu in Median Road, Hubli-Dharwad
Lybrate User's review for Dr. Ashutosh Wahi
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Kalmesh's review for Dr. R. V. Desai
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Flu otherwise known as influenza is an infectious disease caused by the influenza virus. The symptoms range from mild to severe. The virus spreads through air when the affected person sneezes or coughs. There are three types of flu virus – Influenza Virus A, Influenza Virus B and Influenza Virus C. Common symptoms are:
• High fever
• Runny nose
• Sore throat
• Muscle pain
• Watery eyes
• Diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting in children
HOW IS FLU DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the flu includes an examination by the general physician to check on the temperature of the body along with other symptoms. If needed, blood tests may be done.
HOW IS FLU TREATED?
The treatment majorly includes care at home with medicines and ample rest. Antibiotics aren't prescribed for flu as they have no effect on viruses, although they may be prescribed if you develop a complication of flu, such as a bacterial chest infection.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though there are flu vaccines available across the world, they are not really able to stop flu all together - but restrains their impact.