Swine flu is an infection of the nose, throat, and (sometimes) lungs caused by the H1N1 virus.
Below are some questions you may want to ask your doctor or nurse to help you prevent or take care of the swine flu.
What are the symptoms of the swine flu?
When will I start to feel better?
Can I make other people sick? How can I prevent that? What should I do if I have a young child at home? How about somebody who is older?
What should I eat or drink? How much?
What medicines can I buy at the store to help with the symptoms?
Are there other (antiviral) medicines that can make the flu go away faster?
How can I keep from getting the swine flu?
Should I get a swine flu shot?
Does smoking or being around smokers cause me to get the flu more easily? Are there vitamins or herbs that I can take to prevent the flu?
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