List of goverment authorised hospitals for treatment of swine flu in India & symptoms and precautions
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All About Swine Flu
The H1N1 influenza or Swine Flu is an extremely contagious virus and is spreading in the same manner as an ordinary cold or flu. The virus is spreading through the nose or mouth of an infected when he/she is coughing or sneezing. However, here are a few precautions that you can take to protect yourself and your family.It is advisable to take precautions when such kind of viruses are in the atmosphere.
Symptoms of Swine Flu are divided into two category
Primary symptoms are:-
- A sudden onset of fever (a high body temperature of 38°C/100.4°F or may be above)
- A sudden attack of cough
Secondary symptoms are:-
- Headache,Tiredness or dizziness
- Aching muscles of the body / Limbs or joints pain
- Diarrhoea or stomach upset and Loss of appetite
- Soreness of throat or Chills
- Runny nose or Sneezing
- Fast breathing may happen or difficulty in breathing may be noted
- Bluish or gray skin color(skin seems to be dull)
- May have severe or persistent vomiting
Preventive Measures to be taken so that you can reduce the risk of catching or spreading Swine Flu by:-
Always keep your nose and mouth covered with a tissue while coughing or sneezing
Dispose your dirty or used tissues promptly and carefully
Maintain basic hygiene for safety, for eg:-, washing hands often with soap and warm water
Make sure you have a thermometer to measure the temperature anytime you feel something is going wrong with you and hold enough cold and cough remedies in your medicine cupboard in case you or your family are affected by Swine Flu take prompt action call the doctor or reach for a medical care immediately.
There are certain points to keep in mind when you are wearing a safety mask :-
Studies have shown that face masks are best way to protect oneself from against Swine Flu
N95 masks are considered most helpful at this point. But there is no concrete evidence to suggest that this is a useful preventative measure on the whole.
Very important thing to remember is to change one's mask regularly as they don't work well when they are dampened by a person’s regular breathing .
Put more focus on good hand related hygiene, stay at home if you are feeling unwell and covering your mouth while coughing or sneezing anywhere outside or inside the house.
What must you do in case you have the above said symptoms?
Immediately consult your physician before you decide to go for any kind of medication. Post consultation is important in such cases.
It's crucial to visit a Government Hospital or any other approved hospital that offers complete check-up and treatment facilities for Swine Flu patients. It is a sincere advise for the infected person not to try any medicines in advance. Two common anti-influenza drugs are Relenza and Tami flu these appear equally effective in tackling the Swine Flu virus.But please do consult the doctor before you take any medication
List of Government Authorised Hospitals for treatment of Swine Flu:--
Mumbai:- Kasturba Gandhi Hospital
Arthur Road, N M Joshi Marg, Jacob Circle, Mumbai – 11
(022) 23083901, 23092458, 23004512
Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai – 12
(022) 24160947, 24160961, 24160962
Sir J J Hospital
J J Marg, Byculla, Mumbai – 08
(022) 23735555, 23739031, 23760943, 23768400
23731144 / 5555 / 23701393 / 1366
King Institute of Preventive Medicine (24/7 Service)
Guindy, Chennai – 32
(044) 22501520, 22501521 & 22501522
Communicable Diseases Hospital
(044) 25912686/87/88, 9444459543
Government General Hospital
Opp. Central Railway Station, Chennai – 03
(044) 25305000, 25305723, 25305721, 25330300
Nr Le’Meridian, Raja Bahadur Mill, GPO, Pune – 01
National Institute of Virology
20A Ambedkar Road, Pune – 11
Kolkata:-- ID Hospital
57,Beliaghata, Beliaghata Road, Kolkata -10
No. (033) 23701252
Coimbatore:--Government General Hospital
Near Railway Station,
Trichy Road, Coimbatore – 18
(0422) 2301393, 2301394, 2301395, 2301396
Hyderabad :--Govt. General and Chest Diseases Hospital, Erragadda, Hyderabad
kochi:-Government Medical College
Gandhi Nagar P O, Kottayam – 08
Government Medical College
Vandanam P O, Allapuzha – 05
Railway Station Road, Alwaye, Ernakulam
(0484) 2624040 Sathyajit – 09847840051
Perumbavoor PO, Ernakulam 542
(0484) 2523138 Vipin – 09447305200
Delhi and Gurgaon :-All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Ansari Nagar, Aurobindo Marg Ring Road, New Delhi – 29
(011) 26594404, 26861698 Prof. R C Deka – 9868397464
National Institute for Communicable Diseases
22, Sham Nath Marg,
New Delhi – 54
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital
Kharak Singh Marg,
New Delhi – 01
(011) 23741640, 23741649, 23741639
Dr. N K Chaturvedi – 9811101704
Vallabhai Patel Chest Institute
University Enclave, New Delhi- 07
(011) 27667102, 27667441, 27667667, 27666182
K R Market, Kalasipalayam,
Bangalore – 02
(080) 26703294 Dr. Gangadhar – 94480-49863
SDS Tuberculosis & Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases
Hosur Road, Hombegowda Nagar,
Bangalore – 29
(080) 26631923 Dr. Shivaraj – 99801-48780
BEYOND ALL THE PRECAUTIONS it's safe if one can stick to Prayanam ,it would help to have a better immune system and you are protected automatically .
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