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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


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What causes Roseola? Also how can it go away? Does the virus stay in the body for the full length of your life span? Also how can it stop spreading?

What causes Roseola? Also how can it go away? Does the virus stay in the body for the full length of your life span? Also how can it stop spreading?

Roseola is: A viral illness. It is not contagious once the symptoms develop but is before they do so it is difficult to stop spread. It lasts about a week at the most. It is caused by a virus called human herpes virus 6 and another variant HHV 7. These are in the class of Herpes viruses buy do not cause cold sores or other herpes lesions. Once infected you develop antibodies which destroy the virus. ...Read more

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Is it true that the molluscum contagiosum virus can stay in body for a year even after all lesions are completely gone? If so can it still be transmit

Is it true that the molluscum contagiosum virus can stay in body for a year even after all lesions are completely gone? If so can it still be transmit

No: Molluscum is on skin only. Once the lesions are removed it does not recur. All the lesions need to be removed either by liquid nitrogen, Aldara (imiquimod) or curetting off. If removed, it may require 2-3 sessions because there are small molluscum lesions that are not visible at first. They surface in 3-4 weeks. Molluscumrx is an herbal which can be used at home. ...Read more

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If some if the mono virus stay in your body forever. How will it effect the person relationship with their partner? Will they be able to kiss again?

If some if the mono virus stay in your body forever. How will it effect the person relationship with their partner? Will they be able to kiss again?

Things to ponder: Many have mono as kids and become immune for life. Essentially all adults eventually test positive for prior EB virus mono antibodies which verify their immunity. In short, although you may shed virus off & on, your partner is or will become immune, so it doesn't matter if you do. ...Read more

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How long does the viral meningitis virus stay in your body? If I feel completely fine after 12 days, does it mean I am cured?

How long does the viral meningitis virus stay in your body? If I feel completely fine after 12 days, does it mean I am cured?

Yes, most likely: Viral meningitis usually lasts from 7-10 days. If she is without symptoms and able to resume her activities without pain or disability, I would say she is cured. ...Read more

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Why does the CDC not allow people who've had past Hepatitis A infections to donate blood? Doesn't that virus not stay in the body after recovery?

Why does the CDC not allow people who've had past Hepatitis A infections to donate blood? Doesn't that virus not stay in the body after recovery?

Precaution: Yes u r right there are no Hep A carriers the personis contagious during active infection
CDC does not permit Hep A pts donate blood. ... precautionary measures no scientific basis ...Read more

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What cause viruses in the humans body?

What cause viruses in the humans body?

Ecology of viruses: Viruses, like many other living things, are just looking for a 'home'. All of life is like that -and we can find viruses affecting not just humans but many other species of animals, even plants! The question is, 'is this virus causing a disease'? That is what doctors are for -to help you determine when to step in and take action. If you are concerned about a certain virus, ask more questions. ...Read more

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How do the interferons protect the body against viruses?

How do the interferons protect the body against viruses?

Toxic to viruses: Interferons are directly toxic to viruses; I cannot comment on the exact mechanism, however. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I get sick without having any virus in your body?

Please tell me, could I get sick without having any virus in your body?

Yes: Could have bacterial, parasitic or fungal infection. Illness might not even be caused by an infection. ...Read more

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Do our bodies naturally have some viruses and bacterias when we were born or as we grow up?

Do our bodies naturally have some viruses and bacterias when we were born or as we grow up?

Confusing question: Babies are born without any germs. If mom had the chickenpox during pregnancy, the kid may harbor that germ in its body but that is a rare exception. Newborns begin to acquire bacteria in their digestive tract and skin surface within hours. And more through their lifetime. ...Read more

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How do viruses destroy the body's cells in order to reproduce themselves?

How do viruses destroy the body's cells in order to reproduce themselves?

Collateral damage: Well this is a complex question, since there are many types of viruses and different organs that can be infected by any one of these. The viruses just want to live, but sometimes the IMMUNE SYSTEM will take out a whole cell that's infected - we call that collateral damage in the military - since the body really wants to stop the infection. This is obviously more complex but hopefully you get it. ...Read more

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Can viruses ever do anything good for your body? Are there any beneficial viruses? Do they all just attack your cells?

Can viruses ever do anything good for your body? Are there any beneficial viruses? Do they all just attack your cells?

Depends: This depends on what you consider a benefit. We take measles/mumps and rubella viruses, weaken them to the point they can do no harm and use the resultant material as a vaccine, against the natural viruses. We do the same with flu virus, but the injected material is dead. Many of the minor virus infections we have help build antibodies that cross protect against other similar germs. ...Read more

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What does a virus do to the human body?

What does a virus do to the human body?

Virus: Attaches to cell membrane, cross membrane then depending on type of virus makes you sick. Great wikipedia question. ...Read more

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What does the west nile virus actually do to your body?

What does the west nile virus actually do to your body?

Variable: Usually, no symptoms at all. In some, causes a flu-like syndrome for a few days. In rare patients, especially immunologically suppressed folks, can create a life-threatening meningo-encephalitis, and even rarer a polio-myelitis resulting in motor nerve cell damage in the spinal cord. Have seen all of these variations, but mostly, the mosquito bite causes only local itching. ...Read more

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