Swine Flu Swine FluRelated Health Facts « Back to Swine Flu Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity An American's H1N1 Swine Flu Experience in London: One Patient's Story How to Handle the H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic Is the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine Safe? Swine Flu 101: College Survival Tips Swine Flu and the Elderly Swine Flu: 10 Things Not to Do Swine Flu: Taking Care of a Sick Person in Your Home Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically How to Handle the H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic Swine Flu 101: College Survival Tips Swine Flu and the Elderly Is the H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine Safe? An American's H1N1 Swine Flu Experience in London: One Patient's Story Swine Flu: 10 Things Not to Do Swine Flu: Taking Care of a Sick Person in Your Home Suggested Reading on Swine Flu by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 15 articles Diarrhea Diarrhea is a change is the frequency and looseness of bowel movements. Cramping, abdominal pain, and the sensation of rectal urgency are all symptoms Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary headaches and secondary headaches. Migraine headaches, tension headaches, and cluster headaches are Cough Chronic cough is a cough that does not go away and is generally a symptom of another disorder such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, sinus infection, cigarette Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered Flu (Influenza) Influenza (flu) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. Flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, headache, fatigue, and muscle aches. Seizure (Epilepsy) Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which the person has seizures. There are two kinds of seizures, focal and generalized. There are many causes of epilepsy. Nausea and Vomiting Nausea is an uneasiness of the stomach that often precedes vomiting. Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, but they are symptoms of many conditions. The Sore Throat Sore throats are generally described as pain or discomfort in the throat area. A sore throat may be caused by bacterial or viral infections; toxins, irritants, Pneumonia Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Symptoms and signs include cough, fever, shortness of breath, and chills. Streptococcal Infections Group A streptococcal infections are caused by group A streptococcus, a bacteria that causes a variety of health problems, including strep throat, impetigo, Guillain-Barre Syndrome Guillain-Barre Syndrome is an autoimmune disease of the nervous system due to damage to the myelin sheath around nerves. It is the most acquired nerve Bird Flu Bird flu (avian flu, avian influenza) infection in humans may result from contact with infected poultry. There is a vaccine to prevent human infection SARS Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV. Symptoms include fever and shortness of breath. Patients Headaches in Children Kids get headaches and migraines too. Many adults with headaches started having them as kids, in fact, 20% of adult headache sufferers say their headaches Pregnancy: Swine Flu and the H1N1 Vaccine Pregnant and women who are breastfeeding are encouraged to receive the seasonal flu shot as well as the 2009 H1N1 influenza (swine flu) vaccine. H1N1 flu Medications 4 articles Procedures & Tests 2 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 1 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 7 articles Health News 51 articles Health Features 7 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!