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What is the definition or description of: Congenital viral infection?

What is the definition or description of: Congenital viral infection?

An active viral: infection that is present at birth. Usually the virus is acquired from a maternal infection that crosses the placenta. Examples include but are not limited to Rubella, hepatitis, HVI, cytomegalovirus, varicella, enteroviruses and many others. Some affect the infant while others do not. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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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Hello docs. I was wondering can viral infection cause waist pain?

Hello docs. I was wondering can viral infection cause waist pain?

??: Do you mean wrist pain or abdominal pain? There is no such term as waist pain. Viruses will not cause isolated wrist pain but they can cause abdominal pain. ...Read more

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My 8 month old kid has this viral infection and i don't know what causes it.It's growing almost all over his body it looks like a small red dot.?

My 8 month old kid  has this viral infection  and i don't know what causes it.It's growing almost all over his body it looks like a small red dot.?

See a pediatrician: Without seeing the eruption it is impossible to diagnose. Has the baby had all their immunizations, are they feverish, do they have other symptoms. 8 month olds are very fragile, and if there is any question about their health or welfare they should be seen by a pediatrician. ...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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Can anemia be caused by a viral infection?

Can anemia be caused by a viral infection?

Yes viruses can : There are some viruses that stop blood production. Other viruses trigger an immune response that causes red cell destruction. ...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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Can viral infection cause gallbladder disease?

Can viral infection cause gallbladder disease?

Sometimes : Or it may manifest after a viral illness. Takes gallstones about a year to develop. ...Read more

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What is the cure of anemia causes by viral infection?

What is the cure of anemia causes by viral infection?

Usually: Tincture of time. If the viral infection is the true cause it will improve after resolution of the infection. ...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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What could cause unilateral tonsil swelling with not recent viral infections? 20yrs old.

What could cause unilateral tonsil swelling with not recent viral infections? 20yrs old.

Many things: There are many possibilities. Go see a doctor for exam and a diagnosis and then a treatment plan for you to solve the problem ...Read more

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Chf of unknown ethi & ef @ 10% no other med conditions. No recent viral infection. Any advice as for cause and chances of full recovery? 41 yo male

Chf of unknown ethi & ef @ 10% no other med conditions. No recent viral infection. Any advice as for cause and chances of full recovery? 41 yo male

Idiopathic: Check for chagas. Most often no etiology is found. There is hope for recover if transient myocarditis. You must take medications which inculde Coreg (carvedilol) and ace/arb. Coenzyme q10 400 mg per day naturally might help. Start a gentle doctor prescribed exercise program- very gentle. Keep the spirits high. Hopefully whatever caused it will reverse. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a viral infection block the absorption of iron and cause iron deficient anemia?

Can a viral infection block the absorption of iron and cause iron deficient anemia?

Yes (sort of...): Infection can cause inflammation, and through a somewhat poorly understood mechanism, this can lead to anemia. One of the possible mechanisms is a disruption of iron metabolism where iron is inappropriately sequestered in macrophages, making less available to the body for normal red blood cell production. ...Read more

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Congenital Viral Infection (Definition)

infection that is present at birth. Usually the virus is acquired from a maternal infection that crosses the placenta. Examples include but are not limited to Rubella, hepatitis, HVI, cytomegalovirus, varicella, enteroviruses and many others. Some affect the infant ...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