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Congenital Viral Infection
Depends: The incubation, illness duration & effects of a given virus depends to a great extent on the virus and the pre-illness health of the patient. Some people can shake off a stomach bug in 24hrs or sooner if they have partial immunity from a past illness. Some cases of eb virus can remain ill for 6 wks. The HIV virus has you for your lifetime. ...Read more
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
See below: A cold is a viral infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've been absent for work because if systemic viral infection. Is my absence justifiable because of my diagnosis?How to explain it to my employer?
Yes...: First of all if you don't rest during your illness you might get worse and as a consequence miss more days at work than you would if you rested in the beginning of the illness. Other reason not to go to work is to avoid giving the virus to other people there as well. Hope they understand and that you get better soon. Rest and drink plenty of fluids in order to recover quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms of systemic viral infection and what causes it? My nature of work is at the airport, it's very stressful and was diagnosed above
Why do I get frequent viral infections ?, blood test and urine test came back good. I get 1-2 colds a month and had gastroenteritis in march
Infectious Dis. eval: Although your life style may be related to your frequent colds, for example, being with young children who are sick or being a teacher and being exposed to children who should have remained at home because they have colds, I would advise an infectious disease specialist. The latter can give you a much more extensive evaluation of your immune status profile. Blood test not enough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have round welts all over my stomach and chest area. The doctor I went to see did not run any tests, just said I had a viral infection. I am continuing to get more round welts and they are spreading to my legs. Should I get a second opinion or go to the
Yes!: An expanding rash such as the one you describe suggests an ongoing problem that requires the expertise of a dermatologist or internist. Allergic reactions are a possibility here as well as a viral "exanthem." since repeated allergic reactions can be increasingly serious, i suggest a visit to a health care provider..Pronto! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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