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How do medical professionals diagnose the Swine Flu?

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Answered 2009-11-05 06:31:19

By symptoms only. Swine Flu usually presents with diarrhea in addition to the usual symptoms. Additionally, the regular flu season has not started yet, so most cases are assumed to be swine flu. There is no test at this moment that a family doctor could order (at least not in Canada).

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What are the symptoms of Swine Flu?

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If a person gets the regular flu can they still get the Swine Flu?

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Who first had Swine Flu?

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How severe is swine flu?

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How is the swine flu cured?

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Has anyone recovered from Swine Flu?

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Can smoking attract Swine Flu?

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Is the Swine Flu in Oregon?

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What animal is the source of the Swine Flu virus?

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