Advertisement

What are the treatment options for avian flu?

Because avian flu (bird flu) is a serious disease in humans, it is likely that your doctor will prescribe a prescription antiviral medication. In addition, over-the-counter decongestants or pain relievers may be used. If your symptoms are severe, you may need to be hospitalized.

Continue Learning about Avian Flu

What is the threat to poultry populations from bird flu?
Discovery HealthDiscovery Health
Poultry can get sick when they come into contact with avian flu. Birds spread the disease to each ot...
More Answers
How do medications treat avian flu?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Some medications treat the symptoms of avian flu (bird flu). For example, decongestants can be used ...
More Answers
What is the main danger of avian flu?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Right now, avian flu is rarely transmitted from one person to another. Yet, because influenza viruse...
More Answers
What concerns scientists about bird flu?
Discovery HealthDiscovery Health
Despite the difficulty of bird flu's transmission to people from birds and from person to person, pu...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.