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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Virus v Bacteria: The simple answer, and not trying to sound flip, is that viruses causes viral illnesses, bacteria cause bacterial infections. Antibiotics can help ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Asthma: Viral infections can trigger asthma - asthma should be treated with standard meds your doc has outlined for your exacerbations. Generally this include ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Supervision: Prednisone is used to treat asthmatic symptoms but should never be taken without a physician's instructions or supervision as the dosage is critical A ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The incubation, illness duration & effects of a given virus depends to a great extent on the virus and the pre-illness health of the patient. Some peo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Some can be: Many viral infections such as herpes, varicella, rsv, hiv, hepatitis band influenza are treated with antiviral antibiotics. For others we have no eff ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on the virus: Viral infections can last a few days (the common cold, for example), several months (a bad case of mono), several years (warts), or the rest of your l ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Viral infections include:: Neutropenia.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Immune system: Some people are prone to certain types of infections due to their immune composition. Rarely people can have immune disorders, but this is usually dia ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral infections is a risk factor for:: Chronic fatigue syndrome, Cryoglobulinemia, Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, Gastroparesis, Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, Intussusception, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Immunization: For those viral infections for which there is a vaccine, this is a no-brainer. Staying away from others with infection, staying out of areas in which ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
None: There are no infections that are. Asymptomatic.
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