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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. Bernard Seif
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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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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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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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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

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Can i get eye viral infection on a plane?

Can i get eye viral infection on a plane?

Yes possible: Viruses are quite contagious and can be spread from contaminated surfaces. Frequent hand washing and avoid touching the eyes is your best prevention. ...Read more

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Is an itchy eye a sign of a viral infection?

Is an itchy eye a sign of a viral infection?

Possibly: Itchiness is more commonly due to allergic eye disease though. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What type of viral infection in your eye can make vision blurry for over 2 weeks?

What type of viral infection in your eye can make vision blurry for over 2 weeks?

A few varieties: While most pink eye (conjunctivitis) is due to a virus which affects the lining of the eye, there are a few which also disturb the corneal surface blurring the vision. These require a different treatment than the usual ones. See your ophthalmologist for diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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How would you get tested for a viral infection that could be causing blisters on the eye?

How would you get tested for a viral infection that could be causing blisters on the eye?

Examination: Through examination and history by an eye md. Sounds like it is herpetic, the common cold sore virus, genital herpes, or possibly zoster (shingles). You need an examination and treatment immediately. This could possibly lead to permanent vision loss and problems. ...Read more

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What's the difference between pink eye and herpes viral infection of the eye? Can you get either one from herpes simplex on the lips?

What's the difference between pink eye and herpes viral infection of the eye? Can you get either one from herpes simplex on the lips?

Different virus: Although the term "pink eye" is somewhat vague, it typically refers to an infection caused by adenovirus, is quite common, and highly contagious. Herpes simplex is also a virus which can cause an eye infection, is much less common, and can potentially be much more serious. You will need to see your eye md to distinguish the two. ...Read more

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Can a viral infection cause pleurisy ?

YesPresumedMostFreq.: Pleurisy, inflammation of the thin, delicate lining inside the chest, visceral portion covering/outside layer of the lungs, parietal layer lining the inside of the chest wall, both layers oozing small amounts of clear salt water filtered from blood capillaries & serving as lubricant, is presumed commonly from viral infections, however, as a body response, could be triggered by any no of triggers. ...Read more

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Could a viral infection cause night sweats?

Could a viral infection cause night sweats?

Yes: Yes, viral illness can cause night sweats, and so can many other things (tuberculosis, leukemia/lymphoma, opportunistic infections, menopause, hot nights, etc, etc). If they persist, see your doctor for a thorough evaluation and diagnostic tests. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does a viral infection cause only bone pain all over? no other symptoms.

Does a viral infection cause only bone pain all over? no other symptoms.

Joint pain: Viruses can lead to body aches and joint pains. They are also accompanied by fever. But there are also many other conditions that can cause joint pain, such as having a thyroid condition or anemia. Check with your Doctor for more of an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a viral infection cause WBC of 24000 and fever of 104.5 in an infant?

Can a viral infection cause WBC of 24000 and fever of 104.5 in an infant?

Probably not: A viral infection can cause a high fever but a high white blood count is very indicative of a bacterial infection. Viral infections generally don't cause high white blood counts. ...Read more

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Can a viral infection cause tingling over the entire body?

Can a viral infection cause tingling over the entire body?

Yes: tends to be a mild inflammatory reaction and get extreme if the inflammatory reaction gets stronger, like when fever starts to develop ...Read more

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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