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Can A Viral Infection Cause Floating Spots In The Eyes
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
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?
What does it mean to have red spots in the body of a baby? Could it be a viral infection or a virus?
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
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.?
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?
Bacterial germs can penetrate the eyes, but viral infections in the eye are relatively rare. Why is this?
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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