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Doctor insights on: Neural Virus Symptoms

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Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
10 years in practice
Texas Tech University School of Medicine
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Can you please explain, what is a neural virus?

Can you please explain, what is a neural virus?

Norovirus?: A neural virus is any virus that can infect neural tissue. Norovirus is a virus that causes gastroenteritis, and is classically the cause of epidemic outbreaks of disease on cruise ships.

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. Andrea Rodgers Dr. Rodgers
Emergency Medicine
24 years in practice
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
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What are symptoms of West Neil Virus?

What are symptoms of West Neil Virus?

There are many: Most people who are infected with the WNV have no symptoms. If they do develop symptoms the most common are fever, headache, body aches, nausea and vomiting. Fatigue and weakness can last for a few weeks after contracting the virus. Less than 1% of people will get meningitis or encephalitis, (inflammation of the brain and surrounding tissue), the most severe of the virus.

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Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of zika virus?

What are the symptoms of zika virus?

About Zika...: It can be hard to tell if a person has Zika, because the symptoms of Zika are not unique to Zika. About 1 in 5 infected people get symptoms of Zika, such as fever, rash, joint pain, conjunctivitis (red eye), muscle aches, headache. About 4 of 5 infected people do not get noticeable symptoms. More research and knowledge will come in 2016 and beyond. Zika is also sexually transmitted between humans.

Dr. Larry Lutwick Dr. Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
45 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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What are the symptoms of parvo virus?

What are the symptoms of parvo virus?

Fifth disease: In children, parvovirus b19 causes a slapped cheek looking facial rash and some lacy rash on the arms, a benign disease. However, it causes a transient block in red blood cell production that in normals is of no consequence but in those with hemolytic anemia such as sickle cell disease, profound anemia can occur. In pregnancy, the effect on the developing fetus can be fatal.

Dr. Charles Sturgis Dr. Sturgis
Pathology
25 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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What are symptoms of west nile virus?

Varies per person.: Symptoms of wnv can include: fever, headache, body aches, fatigue, back pain, skin rash (occasionally), swollen lymph glands (occasionally), eye pain (occasionally), stiff neck, disorientation / confusion, lack of coordination, and possibly seizures. If you are concerned that you could have wnv infection, please see a doctor / health care provider.

Dr. Kamel Sadek Dr. Sadek
Family Medicine
21 years in practice
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
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What r some symptoms of west nile virus?

What r some symptoms of west nile virus?

Fever and. ..: Headache, tiredness, body aches, swollen lymph glands, maybe a skin rash. But when the infection leads to a severe disease, symptoms would include headache, high fever, neck tightness, disorientation, muscle weakness and paralysis. Most people who get infected with the wnv will not develop symptoms.

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Dr. Larry Lutwick Dr. Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
45 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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What are the symptoms of the parvo virus?

What are the symptoms of the parvo virus?

Fifth disease: In children, parvovirus b19 causes a slapped cheek looking facial rash and some lacy rash on the arms, a benign disease. However, it causes a transient block in red blood cell production that in normals is of no consequence but in those with hemolytic anemia such as sickle cell disease, profound anemia can occur. In pregnancy, the effect on the developing fetus can be fatal.

Dr. Michael Ein Dr. Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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What are some symptoms of west nile virus?

What are some symptoms of west nile virus?

See below: 80% of wnv infections are asymptomatic. 20 % have a mild illness that lasts 3-6 days including fever, chills, malaise, headache, muscle and joint aches. Some have loss of appetite, nausia, vomitting, diarrhea, cough or sore throat. 1% go on to develop the severe neurologic forms of the disease with meningitis or encephalitis.

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Dr. Larry Lutwick Dr. Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
45 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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What are the symptoms of the west nile virus?

What are the symptoms of the west nile virus?

Quite variable: It can range from no symptoms to just fever to headache and fever (meningitis) to confusion, weakness, seizures (encephalitis).

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of having an ebola virus?

What are the symptoms of having an ebola virus?

Sudden ones: In ebola virus signs and symptoms typically begin abruptly within five to 10 days of infection. Early signs and symptoms include fever severe headache joint and muscle aches chills sore throat weakness over time, symptoms become increasingly severe and may include: nausea and vomiting diarrhea red eyes raised rash chest pain and cough stomach pain severe weight loss bleeding

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of having the ebola virus?

What are the symptoms of having the ebola virus?

Ebola Virus: According to CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days with average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite, low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing, hemorrhagic rash over the body, bruising, red +

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Dr. Edward Workman Dr. Workman
Pain Management
years in practice
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
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Is there a virus with symptoms similar to mumps?

Is there a virus with symptoms similar to mumps?

Influenza, cold: The influenza virus and the common cold viruses (rhinovirus, coronavirus, corizyvirus, and adenoviruses all have symptoms very similar to mumps. The difference is longevity of illness with cold viruses generally lasting only a few days. Mumps and influenza viral infections are prolonged lasting several weeks. Early on in mumps people often think they have a cold virus due to similar symptoms.

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Dr. Henry Selke Dr. Selke
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
12 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Is there a virus that causes symptoms similar to herpes 1 & 2?

Is there a virus that causes symptoms similar to herpes 1 & 2?

...: In the us, amongst sexually active people the most common causes of genital ulcers are herpes and syphilis. Less common causes are chancroid and donovanosis. Non-infectious causes can include fixed drug reaction and behcet's. A visit to the doctor can help determine the cause and appropriate treatment.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What is the name of the virus that cause ebola and what are the symptoms of ebola?

Zaire Ebolavirus is: Strain causing current outbreak in West Africa. According to CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days with average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite, low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing >

Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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How often does the virus causing mono reactivate in a person (but without symptoms)?

How often does the virus causing mono reactivate in a person (but without symptoms)?

Rarely: A mono patient will occasionally shed virus for years after their initial infection. The "chronic fatigue" described by some is not reactivated mono. Since there is more than one cause of mono like illness, it is not rare for someone to have a similar illness again.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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How do I know if someone have the ebola virus? What are the symptoms? Am a medical student by the way...

How do I know if someone have the ebola virus? What are the symptoms? Am a medical student by the way...

Agree w Dr. Raff: According to CDC, incubation period is 2 to 21 days with average of 8 to 10 days. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite, low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing, hemorrhagic rash over the body, bruising, red +

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr Dr. Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
37 years in practice
The Dental School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
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If one doesn't develop symptoms of Ebola 56 days after potential exposure, is the threat of the virus zilch?

If one doesn't develop symptoms of Ebola 56 days after potential exposure, is the threat of the virus zilch?

Low; not zilch. As: Are different viruses with different immunogenic characteristics, cell & tissue susceptibility issues and, as always, the route and severity of exposure into actual bodily fluids are key issues as to whether infection occurs or not.

Dr. Martin Raff Dr. Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
52 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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What are the symptoms of the west nile virus? And if I get it and do get symptoms is their any way to treat it?

Wide variety: Fever, chills, gastrointestinal signs and symptoms, muscle aches, stiffness, pain, severe headache, alterations in sensorium and mental status and other neurological sign and symptoms may all occur. There is no specific treatment except managing the symptoms. Fortunately very few people get central nervous system involvement and most recover entirely.

Dr. Deborah Josefson Dr. Josefson
Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine
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Are most cases of sinusitis caused by viruses? How long do they typically last? Best ways to alleviate symptoms?

Are most cases of sinusitis caused by viruses? How long do they typically last? Best ways to alleviate symptoms?

Sinusitis: sinusitis or inflammation if the sinuses mucosa can be from infectious or alllergic causes. So both viruses and bacteria may cause it in. Addition to allergens. Treat with salt water washes to promote drainage, decongestants, basal steroids and if necessary antibiotics.

Dr. James Rochester Dr. Rochester
Family Medicine
22 years in practice
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How Nipah virus affecs on human & how it kills? What are the symptoms of affected with virus? Pls describe me about this

How Nipah virus affecs on human & how it kills? What are the symptoms of affected with virus? Pls describe me about this

See links: Http://www. Cdc. Gov/vhf/nipah/ http://www. Who. Int/csr/disease/nipah/en/ NiV infection in humans has a range of clinical presentations, from asymptomatic infection (no symptoms) to acute respiratory (lung infection) syndrome and fatal encephalitis (infection of brain)