H1N1 Flu H1N1 Flu
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
There are "emergency warning signs" that should signal anyone to seek medical care urgently.
Seek care if the sick person has ANY of the signs below.
In adults, emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen Sudden dizziness Confusion Severe or persistent vomiting (vomiting that goes on) In children, emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include: Fast breathing or working hard to breathe Bluish skin color Not drinking enough fluids Not waking up or not interacting Being so irritable that the child does not want to be held Flu-like symptoms that improve but then return with fever and worse cough Fever with a rash Being unable to eat Having no tears when crying In addition to the signs above, get medical help right away for any infant who has any of these signs: Being unable to eat Has trouble breathing Having no tears when crying