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Symptoms Of Virus
Had a cold virus with fever for a week. Symptoms of virus are gone but I feel weak and tired. How long should this last?
Is ECG and blood work sufficient enough workup for chest pain with other symptoms of virus. Suggesting myocarditis?
Depends: If the findings on ecg, and blood tests are normal and there is confirmation of viral infection, it is likely enough. ...Read more
For several weeks, I have been experiencing slight tingling/pins and needles at varying strengths and areas across my face but mostly in my chin. A visit to my PCP revealed no abnormalities in a generalized neuro exam, no immediate symptoms of virus or ot
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Similar to Smallpox: Caused by an orthopoxvirus, monkey pox ia a rare disease mostly in central and west africa. Transmitted by the bite of an infected animal or by person-to-person spread, it is less contagious than small pox. The symptoms are fever, headache, backache, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, and exhaustion. A rash follows one to three days later. ...Read more