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Viral syndrome on the corner of mouth

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Viral syndrome: It sounds like you may be dehydrated, so would start drinking water and continue to drink more fluids. Often when you have a viral illness you don't ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Too long for a virus: See ENT, potentially could be Herpes virus, exclude chronic sinus; Bacet's is in differential if some of your relatives of Turkish origin
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wording: This is more a word use issue that a real difference. Both terms can apply to identical events. Some would use the term syndrome to tie in events that ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Definitive diagnosis: When someone is diagnosed with a viral infection, the exact virus causing the infection is known. A viral syndrome is a constellation of clinical sig ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below:: Post-viral fatigue syndrome (pvfs) is a condition or conditions characterized by fatigue following a viral infection. The term is not widely used, but ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
40 years experience Family Medicine
Give it time: For most viruses, like the common cold, the illness is treated symptomatically untill recovery occurs. In some cases such as measles, chicken pox or f ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Post-viral fatigue : Eat well. Do not over do exercise. My best remedy is.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Different virus: True flu is caused by an influenza virus infection whereas the viral syndrome (flu-like syndrome) by infections associated with a variety of viruses.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: Without having access to the entire history, your medical records and you it would be foolish to try and second guess your doctor, who already has the ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes it is: Yes, infectious mononucleosis -- also called glandular fever (e.g. in the UK) -- is a viral infectious disease caused by Epstein Barr virus (EBV). It ... Read More
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