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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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It depends: If depends what kind of viral infection you are talking about. Many viruses will be cleared from your body with a few days of rest and hydration. Ot ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: Beyond recognizing your justification, you'd have my appreciation for preventing a spreading to others. But unless your local laws are wiser than most ... Read More
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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes...: First of all if you don't rest during your illness you might get worse and as a consequence miss more days at work than you would if you rested in the ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Healthy living: Usually, recurrent severe infections imply that the immune system is not working well. Viral infections every 3 mos is actually normal, especially if ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: Steroids are used to treat inflammation, which is often a symtpom of viral infections, but by definition do not "cure" viral infections. Some anti-vi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
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57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Our immune system is constantly fighting off invaders . If you already have the antibodies in the system for that particular organism, you will likely ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Usually: Tincture of time. If the viral infection is the true cause it will improve after resolution of the infection.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires exam: and further blood testing and imaging. See a neurologist.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
A pattern: In general a bacteria,like a staph abscess, enters the body and attacks a specific region or site, spreading locally. Viruses usually enter the body t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No cure: There is no cure for any viral infection except hepatitis c. There are anti-influenza drugs, such as tamiflu, (oseltamivir) that can shorten the durat ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Viral infections: cause fever, fatigue, sometimes abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, muscle aches and pains, cough, and weakness. While stress ca ... Read More
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