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Can a viral infection cause floating spots in the eyes?

Can a viral infection cause floating spots in the eyes?

No : Usually from floaters that are small fragments in the vitreous of the eye. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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What causes viral infections in the eyes?

Viruses: Many types of viruses are known to cause eye infections. Many are the same ones that cause colds. ...Read more

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I've had a viral infection hitting 3wks on monday, no temperture, iron low at 7 but have spots around hip area and down side under armpits area?

I've had a viral infection hitting 3wks on monday, no temperture, iron low at 7 but have spots around hip area and down side under armpits area?

Cannot diagnose: Without seeing you and examining these there is no way to tell what they are. If your serum iron is only 7 you need to learn how anemic you may be and why you are either not absorbing iron or losing it through bleeding. See a doctor and have this worked out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the solution for eyes viral infection for 9 months old boy?

What is the solution for eyes viral infection for 9 months old boy?

Viral eye infections: Do not require medication and they will resolve on their own. Have your child seen by his doctor if he has eyelid swelling, redness that lasts more than 48-72 hours. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have red spots in the body of a baby? Could it be a viral infection or a virus?

What does it mean to have red spots in the body of a baby? Could it be a viral infection or a virus?

It varies: Red spots on a baby's skin can be caused by a variety of agents, from irritation due to a diaper rash to a viral infection. For a proper diagnosis the baby needs to be seen. ...Read more

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How do you treat a bacterial infection in the eyes? How about a viral infection?

How do you treat a bacterial infection in the eyes? How about a viral infection?

Antibiotics; time: Bacterial infections of the eyes are treated with antibiotics specific for the likely causal organism, whereas viral infections are ordinarily managed with irrigation, cleansing the eyelids, artificial tears, decongestants, and occassional antiinflammatory agents like steroids for complicated keratitis. Specific viral infections like herpes simplex have antiviral medications for treatment. ...Read more

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Bacterial germs can penetrate the eyes, but viral infections in the eye are relatively rare. Why is this?

Bacterial germs can penetrate the eyes, but viral infections in the eye are relatively rare. Why is this?

Viral are common: Viral infections are actually common and are among the most typical type seen in young persons in dormitories, and armed forces barracks. ...Read more

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Hi, I started with very sore eyes two days ago and now I have hot and cold sweats and I ache everywhere. Viral infection that will go on its own.?

Hi, I started with very sore eyes two days ago and now I have hot and cold sweats and I ache everywhere. Viral infection that will go on its own.?

Eye pain/myalgias: Would seek medical attention today at urgent care/ remote physician.You may have a bacterial sinusitis and may need antibiotics. Follow up today ...Read more

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Dr told me I had a viral infection last wk cuz I had canker sores&sore red spots on the top of my mouth.it went away,but it's back again.what do i do?

Dr told me I had a viral infection last wk cuz I had canker sores&sore red spots on the top of my mouth.it went away,but it's back again.what do i do?

Tip of the mouth?: Or tip of the upper lip? If so, it may be from a cold sore instead of a canker sore if the skin is also involved. For cold sores, you can ask your doctor to Rx you an antiviral drug to hasten the recovery. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed last wk wit viral infection:had red spots on the BACK ROOF of mouth&canker sores INSIDE of my mouth.it went away&just came back..normal?

Was diagnosed last wk wit viral infection:had red spots on the BACK ROOF of mouth&canker sores INSIDE of my mouth.it went away&just came back..normal?

Can happen: due to incomplete resolution of whatever infection you had, most likely a viral one, or re-infection with another microorganism, at any rate use salt water gargles, and use whatever you used the first time, if it doesn't work, see your doctor ...Read more

Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Viral Infections (Definition)

Viral infections are common causes of illness. Severity of viral infections can range from minor colds ...Read more