cold or flu

Cold or Flu?

Are you suffering from cold or flu?

Sore throat and running nose are the initial symptoms of a common cold, followed by influenza (flu). Influenza is a viral infection and it spreads through droplets air from the respiratory tract of an infected person produced after coughing or sneezing. It can take 7 to 10 days for a healthy person to get normal but initial 4 days are the worst.

The signs of Cold are:

  • Coughing 
  • Sneezing
  • Headache
  • Sore throat and cough
  • Body Pain

 The signs of flu are:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Headache

In time of an acute global crisis, many wonder if self isolation is needed on experiencing these symptoms. Self isolation is an important step to prevent disease, progression and spread. If you have high fever or new cough or minor respiratory tract infection isolate yourself for 7 to 14. This will control the spread of virus to friends and other members of society, who comes in contact. 

Dos to prevent transmission:

  • Keep at least 2 meters of distance from everybody at home
  • Self isolation
  • Sleep alone
  • Frequent washing of hand
  • Hydrate yourself properly
  • Use your own washroom or clean the surface properly after using it
  • Avoid touching face
  • Avoid nose picking
  • Let fresh air in and have well ventilated surroundings
  • It is safe to go for a walk but maintain a distance
  • Avoid going to public places
  • Prefer to shop online

Don’ts to prevent transmission:

  • Don’t use public transport
  • Avoid social gatherings

When you need urgent help?

  • In case your condition has got worse 
  • Breathing gets problematic
  • Staying indoor for 7 days hasn’t helped  

Consult our team of experts at Bansal Global Hospital immediately

Fix your appointment today and contact us at +919911062832. Avoid coming to hospital with family members if not required. 

Bansal Global Hospital is The Best Hospital in Delhi NCR, Offers the best treatment possible and care to its patients round the clock (24×7). The services are provided under the aid of doctors and specialists renowned for experience and expertise in their respective fields. The doctors are recognized as being at the forefront of medicine, having worked in Delhi Hospital such as Deen Dayal Hospital, Hindu Rao Hospital, Jaipur Golden Hospital, RML/Willingdon Hospital, Charak Palika.

It is a premier hospital which houses multiple services under the same roof. The Multispeciality Hospital in Delhi Bansal Global Hospital provides Specialist medical and surgical care ranging from simple day-case procedures to complex surgeries, blood and other tests in our state of the art pathology lab, digital X-rays, ICU, inpatient facilities. The hospital has a dedicated inpatient facility, with all fully air-conditioned ensuite rooms – Premium, Deluxe, and Semi-Deluxe. Our staff offers high-quality services to ensure that your stay with us is as comfortable as possible in private and discrete facilities.

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