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Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Type A influenza subtype H9N2: Introduction

Type A influenza subtype H9N2: 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. Influenza A H9N2 is a subtype of influenza which rarely causes infection in humans. A small number of cases occurred in China and Hong Kong in 1999 and 2003 and 2007. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Type A influenza subtype H9N2 is available below.

Symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Treatments for Type A influenza subtype H9N2

  • 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
  • Bed rest
  • Analgesics and antipyretics - aspirin, paracetamol, codeine and NSAID's
  • Maintain fluid intake
  • Antiviral drugs in high risk patients (within 36 hours)
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Type A influenza subtype H9N2: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Type A influenza subtype H9N2:

  • 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
  • Death
  • more complications...»

Causes of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

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Less Common Symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H9N2

Type A influenza subtype H9N2: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Type A influenza subtype H9N2

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  1. Type A influenza subtype H9N2: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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