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what are symptoms of viral infection?

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Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 29 years experience
Where?: Viral infection of the upper respiratory tract would include sinus congestion, runny nose, etc, with fever and aches. Viral gastroenteritis would be fever, nausea, vomiting and or diarrhea.

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A 22-year-old member asked:

How can I cure my viral infection sickness?

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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. Other viruses like hepatitis C or HIV cannot be cured at present.
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A 39-year-old member asked:

What should I taake for a viral infection?

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Dr. Ken Starnes
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General Practice 9 years experience
Not antibiotics: Antibiotics are for treating bacteria and should not be given for viral infections. Some viral diseases can be treated by antivirals, but not all. Your doctor can help you determine the best care for you. And never take medicine that was prescribed to someone else.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What is the difference between a viral infection and viral syndrome?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
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 signs and symptoms which suggest that someone has been infected with a virus but no virus has been detected.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Distinguish signs and symptoms of viral infection vs cold?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: A cold is a viral infection.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me what are viral infection symptoms?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
It depends: It depends on the specific virus that is causing the infection.

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