See A Medical Professional If
If you're over age 65 or have a history of respiratory problems or other
Seek medical treatment if you have any of the following symptoms.
You experience any of the symptoms for flu and your immune system is already weakened by cancer, diabetes, AIDS, or other conditions; or if you have a serious illness like chronic heart or kidney disease, impaired breathing, cystic fibrosis, or chronic anemia. You may be at risk for developing serious secondary complications and need to be carefully monitored as long as symptoms last.
Your fever lasts more than three or four days, you become short of breath while resting, or you have chest pain. You may have developed pneumonia.
You experience Prolonged vomiting. This can lead to dehydration, which is especially serious in the very young and in elderly people. Abdominal pain can be the sign of another problem, such as appendicitis. If the pain or vomiting don't subside after a day, see a doctor.
Call your pediatrician right away if your child appears ill with a high temperature and other signs of flu. Notify the doctor if your child begins suffering from excessive vomiting or diarrhea, has difficulty in breathing, is delirious, has ear pain or is urinating infrequently.
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