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Influenza

Introduction: Influenza

Description of Influenza

Influenza (medical condition): The H1 subtype of influenza is a strain of the type A...more »

See also:

Type A influenza subtype H1:
  »Introduction: Type A influenza subtype H1
  »Symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H1
  »Causes of Type A influenza subtype H1
  »Treatments for Type A influenza subtype H1

Influenza: A highly infectious respiratory tract infection.

Influenza: an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Influenza: acute viral infection involving the respiratory tract; marked by inflammation of the nasal mucosa, the pharynx, and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.
Source: Diseases Database

Influenza: acute viral infection involving the respiratory tract; marked by inflammation of the nasal mucosa, the pharynx, and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.
Source: CRISP

Influenza: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Influenza:

Influenza as a Disease

Influenza: Another name for Type A influenza subtype H1 (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Type A influenza subtype H1
  »Symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H1
  »Causes of Type A influenza subtype H1
  »Treatments for Type A influenza subtype H1

Influenza: Related Diseases

Influenza: Influenza is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Influenza

Some of the causes of Influenza are included in the list below:

  • RNA viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae (the influenza viruses)

Symptoms of Influenza (Type A influenza subtype H1)

Some of the symptoms of Influenza incude:

Treatments for Influenza (Type A influenza subtype H1)

Treatments for Influenza (Type A influenza subtype H1) include:

  • 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

Treatment of Influenza: For more treatment information about Influenza, see treatment of Type A influenza subtype H1 (Influenza)

Influenza as a Symptom

Influenza (symptom): Another name for Flu-like symptoms.
  »Introduction: Flu-like symptoms
  »Causes of Flu-like symptoms

Influenza (symptom): Symptoms similar to flu including fever...more »

Influenza (symptom): Flu-like symptoms appear like the flu (see symptoms of flu), which tends to be more severe than the similar cold-like ... more

Influenza: See also Flu-like symptoms:
  »Introduction: Flu-like symptoms
  »Causes of Flu-like symptoms

Influenza (symptom): Influenza, or the flu, is a respiratory infection caused by a variety of flu viruses. The most familiar aspect of the flu... (Source: excerpt from The Flu, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Influenza, also called "the flu", is caused by viruses that infect the respiratory tract. Flu symptoms... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Flu (Influenza): CDC-OC)

Flu - the short name for influenza - is a highly contagious infection that causes fever,... (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Each winter, millions of people suffer from the flu, a highly contagious infection. It spreads easily from person to... (Source: excerpt from What to Do About the Flu -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

More information on symptom: Flu-like symptoms:

Terms associated with Influenza:

Terms Similar to Influenza:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Influenza:

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Influenza

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Influenza

The following list attempts to classify Influenza into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • contagion,contagious disease
  • communicable disease
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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