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All the known causes of Avian Flu

About

Extremely rare case of viral infection, which is dangerous.

People who come into contact with sick chickens, ducks, or turkeys are more likely to get the virus. [1]

- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging often required
- Can occur in both men and women
- Can be both, acute and chronic
- Extremely rare and fewer than 5 thousand cases are drawn per year

Avian Flu or Bird Flu is a viral infection that can infect not only all the birds but also the humans who are in direct or indirect contact with them. Most of the forms of this virus are restricted just to the birds. H5N1 is the most common type of Avian Flu and it is deadly to the birds and can easily affect all the humans that come in contact with time to the carrier. Sometimes the virus that causes the Avian Flu is spread via human to human contact and it can be extremely dangerous.

Ages affected - 20-30 years: often; 30-40 years: more often; 40+ years: fewer

Symptoms:

Symptoms may include cough and lack or inability to perform tasks. Headache and muscle aches are also accompanied by them.

People may experience
Pain areas Head, muscles
Throat soreness of the throat is pretty common
Swelling swelling of the muscle tissues
Diarrhea can occur in intervals

Treatment

Self-care: For headache or muscle aches, taking complete bed rest and limiting the tasks for one day can be good.

Medications: For other forms of complications, different anti-tropical creams can be a good choice to bring down rashes or swelling.

Specialists: For other kinds, consult a specialist. At mfine, we are here for everyone and we offer a wide range of treatment to our guests for all their concerns so that they can live a healthy and a happy life.

Pulmonologist

Dr. Sumant Mantri

Dr. Sumant Mantri

DNB- Respiratory Diseases, FCCP (USA)

Pulmonologist

24+ years exp

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Pulmonologist

Dr. Ramana Prasad

Dr. Ramana Prasad

MBBS, D.T.CD, CCEBDM, FCCP

Pulmonologist

23+ years exp

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Pulmonologist

Dr. Raghu Kanth

Dr. Raghu Kanth

MD - Pulmonary Medicine, Diploma in Allergy and Asthma (CMC Vellore)

Pulmonologist

6+ years exp

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