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Type A influenza subtype H1

Type A influenza subtype H1: Introduction

Type A influenza subtype H1: The H1 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A influenza virus that can cause cause serious illness and result in pandemics. Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respiratory and constitutional (e.g. headache, aching muscles) symptoms. The influenza virus can mutate and produce different strains though the symptoms are the same. This frequent mutation means that people need regular vaccinations to ensure they are protected against new strains as they arise. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Type A influenza subtype H1 is available below.

Symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H1

Treatments for Type A influenza subtype H1

  • Antiviral medications may reduce the severity and duration of symptoms in some cases. Rest and fluids aid recovery. Medications may be used to alleviate symptoms such as pain, fever and nasal congestion. Regular flu shots can prevent influenza infections
  • Antiviral drugs
  • Trivalent influenza vaccine
  • Bed rest
  • Analgesics and antipyretics - aspirin, paracetamol, codeine and NSAID's
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Type A influenza subtype H1: Deaths

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Type A influenza subtype H1: Complications

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  • Pneumonia
  • Febrile seizures - children
  • Exacerbation of pre-existing asthma
  • Exacerbation of pre-existing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Exacerbation of pre-existing heart failure
  • Negative effects on developing fetus in pregnant women
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Causes of Type A influenza subtype H1

  • RNA viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae (the influenza viruses)
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Misdiagnosis and Type A influenza subtype H1

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common cold....read more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off...read more »

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  1. Type A influenza subtype H1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
 

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