A 45-year-old member asked:
could viral headaches stay for a prolonged time after the virus has cleared up?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Superimposed : bacterial infection is not uncommon in respiratory viral infections and it may prolong the inflammation and pathology.
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Infectious Disease 36 years experience
7 to 10 days: Viral meningitis headaches get better a week to 10 days after they start.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
if there were a method to clear virus from a patient's bloodstream once symptoms start, would that help the outcome?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Not really: There are some medications that can treat certain viruses, but in general, there are no good methods to clear cold viruses out quickly.
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Last updated May 23, 2020
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