Who Is at High Risk for Flu Complications?

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So flu season is here and there are some of you that are more likely to get complications of the flu, and you need to know who you are because if you get full symptoms, you have to call your doctor right away. So let's go through that list. First if you are an adult over the age of 65 years old.

Next, if you're a child under the age of two, that means a parent have to called for you obviously. If you're pregnant, that's another risk of getting a complication. If you have lung disease like asthma, or heart disease, or diabetes, and believe it or not native Indians and people from Alaska are more prone to having complications of the flu, it's not understood why.

Obesity is another risk factor, if you have a body mass index greater than 40 and lastly if you are immunocompromised with this cancer or HIV, you too are more likely to have complications. So some complications of the Flu include ear infections, bronchitis, pneumonia, respiratory distress and hospitalization, and possibly even death.