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Viral Infection In The Throat
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
Is it usual to get a purple rash, under the skin of the face when having a viral infection in the throat? He does not seem unwell ethier.
Not sure: The patient certainly needs to be seen by a pediatrician. ...Read more
Is it usual to get a purple/red rash under the skin of the face when having a viral infection in the throat? He doesn't seem unwell or have a cough.
Every time i swallow water or any other liguid my throat feels stingy. i recently had a viral infection in my throat. could it be coming back?
On 1/28 I was diagnosed w/ viral infection. sore Ears, throat & congestion. I feel better but my throat is still red. How long til that goes away?
Doctor can recheck: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Sometimes strep throat looks viral or has a negative Rapid Strep test. ...Read more
Red itchy and weeping rash on arms tummy back and neck following a viral infection and strep throat in january?
You bet.: Both can start with quite severe throat pain, but most viral infections abate in 1 - 2 weeks, as most cancers get worse. Either can produce neck nodes ("glands in neck") . And guess what. A viral infection with hpv can be the cause of some throat cancers, usually in smokers that drink for the rest. How do you find out? Direct laryngoscopy b. ...Read more
Got viral infection headache fever throat pain but 1 tonsil is larger thanwith white patches strep neg but was told by some1 1 tonsil larger is cancer?
What to do if I have a viral infection, symptoms: fever, sore throat, and cold symptoms. What could it be?
Respiratory virus!: Good afternoon, with symptoms of sore throat, runny nose and fever probably, you are likely suffering from a viral respiratory infection. These will run their course of about a week. During this time, symptomatic relief can be achieved by taking medications such as ibuprofen, claritin, (loratadine) and sudafed. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
How can I tell if I have strep throat or a viral infection? My throat is sore and have blisters on it and looks like it has busted blood vessels
Is it normal with a viral infection in throat to get red and white little bumps in the front of the tongue ? And red veiny line in back of throat .
Yes: The tongue is filled with tiny pockets of immunity producing tissue. Bumps indicate the little factories are at work producing virus killing antibodies. The body will try to increase blood flow to the area to help deliver more of them to infected area. Gargle and spit out warm salt water to ease the swelling. Viral infections should pass within a week. Antibiotics won't help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son had conjunctivitis around 6weeks ago with viral infection,runny nose,sore throat.he had lymph node at side of his neck and still has,is this ok?
Common but: A persistent lymph node is worth checking. Sometimes docs prescribe an antibiotic trial. Certainly, your doc can also examine for other problems which could be causing it to persist. Get him seen this week. Most of the time the treatment or observation leads to improvement. If not, further testing is done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long after a viral throat infection will your throat start to look normal again and not red and white. The soreness is gone.
Is it possible for a viral infection which I have in my throat to linger for 6 weeks. I don't have any infection, my doctor checked everything.
Many: Epstein barr virus (mononucleosis), cocksakie a & b, adenovirus, . ...Read more
I've had what seems to be a viral infection (sore throat, cough, sneezing, etc) for about 5 days. This morning I woke up with very swollen lips. ?
Be checked: This may be part of ann allergic or sensitivity reaction and should be examined. It may or may not be related to your recent illness. It may be related to treatment. All the best and feel better soon. ...Read more
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