Wednesday, January 26, 2011


FLU, FEVER, coughs and colds
When delivering treatment to
the pediatrician because his son
has a cough, fever and colds,
the parents always used to say:
"Ordinary dock, my child sick
from eating fried food!", Or
"Doc, my child sick because of
drinking ES yesterday." Another
thing that is often used as an
excuse cause the flu, fever,
cough or runny nose due to
exhaustion, rain, got wind, dust,
riding a motorcycle, hit a fan or
because the house is being built.
It turns out reason dikemukan
person is not true as the cause
or not the direct cause illness
infection coughs, colds and
fever which in a natural son.
Many believe that during this
illness suffered as a result. And
if observed transmission of the
disease which is the main source
of contact and no contact
transmission of the pain around
it 1-2 days before. Immune
factors are also an important
factor, because although there
is human contact can avoid the
flu or at least mild symptoms
that we never realize. If there is
no contact and source of flu
transmission will not occur.
because the virus will not be
flying in wide-free air, like on
the road, in extensive air and
wind tertipup long distances.
FLU, influenza or other
respiratory infections
Influenza, commonly referred
to as the flu or respiratory
infections due to other viruses,
an infectious disease caused
primarily by the family of
Orthomyxoviridae RNA viruses
that affect birds and mammals.
The name influenza comes
from the Italian: influenza,
meaning "influence" (Latin:
influentia). Common symptoms
of this disease is the body feels
chills, fever, sore throat,
muscle aches, severe headache,
coughing, weakness and
discomfort. The most serng
symptoms occur are fever and
cough. In more serious cases,
influenza causes pneumonia,
which can cause death,
especially among the young
and the elderly.
Modes of Transmission
Typically, influenza is
transmitted through air or
droplet infection by coughing
or sneezing, the air around it to
create that contains a virus.
Influenza can be spread by bird
droppings, saliva, nasal
secretions (snot), dirt and blood.
Infections also occur through
contact with body fluids muisal
patients snot patients can move
on to others through shake
hands, holding the same glass or
swim. . The air is contaminated
with this virus can cause
infection is considered the most
part, however, these modes of
transmission from the air into
the body remains unclear.
Influenza virus can be inactive /
dead by sunlight, disinfectant
and detergent. Viruses can also
be killed by soap; frequent hand
washing reduces the risk of
We never realized that the
infected respiratory tract
infections because of contacts
around the patient. Often do
not realize that human adults
also often experience pain flu
virus or other viral infections
but not realized. But in some
adults when exposed to very
mild symptoms and are often
mistaken for common colds,
exhaustion or heat inside.
Complaints virus infection in
older people who can pass on to
children is one of the headache,
body aches and pains, sore
throat. When in adults with
good durability only take place
within 1-2 days. It is often
considered "flu like guns so".
Hospital infection because the
virus can also be infected when
a lot of contact with many
people like in shopping malls,
mosques, churches, office
space, on the bus, ran into and
contact with patients with flu
CAUSES OF FLU contaminated,
fever, coughs and colds:
Because of weather and season
Due to Eat Fried or eating
Because of Rain
Because Entrance Wind, Wind
fan or bike ride
Because of exhaustion and lack
of sleep
Because Naik Motorcycles
Because the Ice Drinking
Because the Heat In
Cold air, or air conditioning
Taxable Dust Houses, Dust
buildings or Animal Fur
Various factors may aggravate
but not the cause of
mainstreaming a major cause.
So drink cold, cold, tired, wet,
weather, colds, hit the fan not
only aggravate the main cause.
Even if there are factors dust,
cold, allergy sufferers drinking
ice on a complaint only for a
moment and briefly cough will
get better within a few hours
later. This is caused by allergies
rather than a virus.
Because, respiratory tract
infection should have a contact
transmission source of the
infection. For example, drinking
iced it will aggravate coughs
and colds that occur. In people
with allergies are sometimes
not just ice, but ice existing
content such as orange juice or
chocolate ice can be a cause of
allergic cough.
If there are factors mentioned
above but there are no contacts
or the flu or a virus it will not
happen or contracting these
Prevention of Influenza in
general include
Improved hygiene, sanitation
and hygienic behavior yourself.
Commonly used for influenza
vaccine at the beginning of flu
Main behaviors that can prevent
the spread of the virus
influaenza is doing washing
hands frequently. Washing
hands with soap and running
water several times a day. Dry
hands after washing. If there is
no water, can use material from
alcohol hand wipes. The use of
masks at least to reduce the risk
of transmission through the air.
When you're not feeling well
such as headache, body fatigue,
sore throat or nausea should
avoid contact with infants or
children to prevent
transmission in breastfeeding
mothers unless it can be done
by wearing a mask.
Dr Widodo Judarwanto SpA

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