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Treatments For Chandipura Virus
Is there a proven medication available for hepatatis c virus- genome type-1. What are the various types of treatments available.?
Hard to say: Some studies have quoted mortality from neuroinvasive cases of wnv ~5%, but this must be a huge overestimate. Maybe 3 in 1000 of all cases are severe (or neuroinvasive), so you might guess less than 1 in 5000 cases die. Most of the deaths appear to come in the elderly, chronically ill or immunosuppressed. Treatment is mainly supportive (including intubation & ventilation in severe cases). ...Read more
Supportive care: There are no antivirals that will help when a child is infected with the rubella virus. As an illness, it is not very intense and usually peaks and fades like a flu. Its greatest risk is to a fetus, who if infected can abort or become deaf, blind or have other severe organ damage.The vaccine is likely to provide lifelong immunity, but ob's often check to be sure a womans antibody level is adequate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a question about stomach viruses. My daughter is extremely sick right now and my son has it too. Best treatments?
Can epstein-barr virus (ebv) turn into a deadly disease, and what are the symptoms, treatments, and causes?
It can rarely.: Almost everyone gets infected with ebv and almost everyone recovers. During acute infection, complications include low platelets, potential airway obstruction and spontaneous or trauma-related ruptured spleen. The virus stays dormant after one recovers and can be associated with lymphomas in very immunosuppressed hosts. ...Read more
Cytomegalovirus: Treatment for CMV generally isn't necessary or recommended for healthy children and adults. Newborns and people with compromised immune systems may need treatment when they are having symptoms of CMV infection. The kind of treatment depends on the symptoms and their severity. If treatment is needed, it is most often in the form of antiviral drugs. I will attach a link in the comment section. ...Read more
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