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Flu Symptoms That Require Immediate Medical Attention

Last updated 4 years ago

The flu is a serious medical condition that sometimes requires emergency care. If you or a loved one experiences difficulty breathing, sudden onset of dizziness, abdominal pain, or confusion, it’s important to seek emergency care right away. Another severe flu symptom is vomiting that is persistent and prevents you from keeping fluids down.

To learn more about these warning signs, watch this video presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This video also explores the warning signs in children, which can be significantly different than those for adults.

The emergency room physicians at Englewood Community Hospital provide prompt treatment to those suffering medical emergencies such as worsening flu symptoms. For information about our hospital in Englewood, FL, local residents can call (888) 685-1598.


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