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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Confusing: What does your doctor assume you have? Why have you had all of these tests so far, and i would assume others. Generalized weakness can be due to man ... Read More
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Dr. Walter Husar
33 years experience Neurology
Uncertainty: I am unclear as to what is really going on. Appears that you have immune activity in the central nervous system. You have some cross-reactivity in the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No HSV in CNS: With these tests, you're obviously under a doctor's care, maybe including an infectious diseases specialist or neurologist. They can answer these ques ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Enterovirus: These are single-stranded RNA viruses associated with several human and animal diseases. Originally, they were classified into 4 groups: polioviruses ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Possibly: Enterovirus D68 seems to mostly affect children and cab be worse in children with asthma. If you are sick with an asthma flare up it is less likely re ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Enteroviral infectio: There is no way in which to predict how severe this is likely to be (or not). The symptoms will depend upon the particular strain of Enterovirus and y ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Viral infections: Viral infections are common in children. Biggest issue is the continued Fever Phobia we have - belief the fever is harmful. It is not - it is how the ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Enterovirus infectio: No way in which to predict, but more severe symptoms are unlikely.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral cultures: Enteroviruses, such as coxsackie, echo, and polio, replicate in the gastrointestinal track and may cause fever and vague GI symptoms. More serious di ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not enterovirus: Enteroviruses usually cause diarrhea or other intestinal complaints. Other classes of viruses like rhinovirus and adenovirus cause respiratory complai ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Enterovirus 68 has gotten a lot of press recently. It has been causing outbreaks of severe respiratory disease, mainly limited to children with asthma ... Read More
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