At Supreme Care ER, your premier emergency room in Jersey Village, Texas, near Cypress, we understand the urgency and importance of addressing flu complications promptly. Our dedicated team is available 24/7, including holidays, to provide you with fast and quality emergency care. Don’t hesitate to visit us at 9530 Jones Road, Houston TX 77065, or call (832) 604-7992.
What it is?
Influenza, commonly known as the flu, can lead to severe complications requiring immediate medical attention.
The flu is caused by influenza viruses that infect the respiratory tract.
- Body aches
- Shortness of breath
Who is at Risk?
Certain populations, such as young children, elderly individuals, and those with weakened immune systems, are at higher risk of flu complications.
How it is Treated
Antiviral medications may be prescribed to reduce the severity and duration of flu symptoms.
When to Go to the ER: Warning Signs & Symptoms
Visit Supreme Care ER promptly if you or a family member experience:
- Difficulty breathing
- Persistent chest pain or pressure
- Severe vomiting
- Flu-like symptoms that improve but then return with fever and worse cough
Complications if Treatment is Not Received Quickly
Delaying treatment for flu complications can lead to severe outcomes such as pneumonia, respiratory failure, or even death in extreme cases.