Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Are Paramyxoviruses

Share
2

2
What are viruses?

What are viruses?

A Virus: Is a microorganism that can only grow & reproduce in living cells. Viruses are often responsible for infections. ...Read more

3

3
What are coronaviruses?

What are coronaviruses?

Corona virus: Coronaviruses are common viruses that most people get some time in their life. Coronaviruses are named for the crown-like spikes on their surface. Human coronaviruses usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory tract illnesses. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What are zoonoses?

What are zoonoses?

Diseases from animal: These are disease you can get from an animals. The classic example is bubonic plague. ...Read more

6

6
What are antigens?

What are antigens?

Antigens are...: An antigen is any substance that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against it. It may be a foreign substance from the environment such as bacteria, viruses, pollen or chemicals. An antigen may also be formed within the body, as with bacterial toxins. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What are the measles?

What are the measles?

Measles: Measles is one of the most contagious infectious diseases in humans. Initial symptoms include fever, cough, runny, and conjunctivitis. After 2-4 days, a characteristic erythematous maculopapular rash develops. Symptoms resolve in most cases. Fatal complications include pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of the brain). Fortunately, the measles vaccine can prevent both. ...Read more

9

9
What are oncogenes?!

What are oncogenes?!

Oncogene: An oncogene is a gene that has the potential to cause cancer. ...Read more

10

10
What are the viruses that cause hepatitis?

What are the viruses that cause hepatitis?

Many Viruses: Hepatitis Viruses including Hep A,.B,C.D.E and other virusis that can cause Cytomegalo Virus,Herpes Siimplex.Epstein Barr Virus and Yellow Fever Vitus ...Read more

11

11
What are oncogenes?

What are oncogenes?

An oncogene: is a gene that, if activated, can transform a cell into a cancer cell ...Read more

13

13
What are symptoms of adenovirus infection?

What are symptoms of adenovirus infection?

Common cold: Adenovirus causes the common cold. Symptoms typically include fever, cough, running nose and fatigue. There is currently no antiviral medication thata can appropriately treat it, but it tends to resolve within 1 week. Adenovirus can also cause "pink eye", a conjunctivitis that is easy to spread to others. Avoidance of others helps decrease the spread of the disease. ...Read more

14

14
What are lymphomas?

What are lymphomas?

Malignancy: A lymphoma is a malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stream. When the disease appears primarily in lymph nodes it is called a lymphoma. There are many different types of lymphoma. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
15

15
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. ...Read more

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
16

16
What are the viral infections that causes hives and are they cureble?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
What are the viral infections that causes hives and are they cureble?

Many: There are many viruses that can cause hives, especially in children; even cold viruses have been implicated. As with most viral issues, recovery just involves supportive care and time. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
What are are scabies?

What are are scabies?

Infesting parasite: Scabies is a common infestation caused by the arthropod sarcoptes scabiei. The mite is transmitted via prolonged direct human contact. The main presenting symptoms include rash and severe itching. If you think you might have scabies, please see your doctor and get treatment soon! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
What types of rashes are contagious?

What types of rashes are contagious?

Viral,bacteria,fungi: Many skin rashes are caused by infections such as herpes, zoster, staph, and tinea. These rashes are all contagious and need to be treated. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
19

19
What are some types of viruses?

Textbook Questions: This would take an entire text book to answer. It is way out of the bounds of this simple app. Perhaps you can narrow this down to a specific question or symptom to ask about. ...Read more

20

20
What are these immunocompetent cells?

What are these immunocompetent cells?

Immunocompetent: Means able to mount an immune response. New borns depend on maternal anti-bodies until their immune sysytems experience antigens; the opposite is immunocomprmised, such as with the HIV virus depletion of helper t cells (cd-4), that provide cellualr immunity. ...Read more