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Doctor told me I have a viral infection back in June as I had flu symptoms, but kept getting symptoms for months and still have them now mouth symptom?
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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
Sore throat with big tonsil stone and small white spots on the tonsils.No fever or cold or flu symptoms. Is this an infection? Can this be an oral std
It's possible;see Dr: The 'tonsil stone' is probably food debris that got stuck in one of the crevices in the tonsil, but if you have a sore throat (with or without white spots), you need to see the Dr. It could be strep, a virus, or something else. If you have been having oral sex, STD's need to be checked for as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have viral /flu symptoms for 5 days. I still have body aches , fever bad cough and sore throat. I now developed diahrea and cramps. Will it pass ?
Viral infection: Sounds like you have a viral infection which should pass in a few days. Make sure you drink a lot of fluids (with electrolytes like sports drinks) to prevent dehydration. Should you develop rash, weakness, observe blood in stools or feel much worse, consult your physician. ...Read more
Is it possible to get back to back colds/viral infections. I had the flu then a week later once the flu left same symptoms but more phlegm?
Continuous colds: Yes- it's certainly possible to get infected with a cold virus, then have another infection come along right after. This is particularly true if you're not taking care of yourself (not enough sleep, smoking, poor diet for example). Besides, 'germs' do this for a living - and I wonder what you're exposures were? The body is resilient but if you're still having major problems - call your doctor. ...Read more
I've hade pleurisy (due to viral infections) three times the last three months. Will a flu shot help my situation?
Do unvaccinated children's immune systems strengthen viral infections that are passed to vaccinated children? (Colds or flu)
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I got the flu a month ago but continually have a fever once a week, the doctor keeps saying i may have a viral infection. Should i be concerned?
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