What is systemic viral infection?

A pattern. In general a bacteria,like a staph abscess, enters the body and attacks a specific region or site, spreading locally. Viruses usually enter the body through the soft tissue of the oral cavity, eyes or nose.Viruses must enter tissue to survive and reproduce, then spread to the blood where they can quickly spread to all areas of the body, where it can trigger "systemic" symptoms.

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In layman's term, what is systemic viral infection? I was advised to rest for 3days and continue taking vitamin c, solmux and nasathera. Should I worry

No worries! It's anothe name for the common cold in lay terms. So you are doing all the normal things one does when they have a cold, and rest is paramount. NO need to worry. Just get better! Take your supplements, drink plenty of purified water, not tap water, and you should start feeling better after or before 3 days. Read more...

I always end up having the worst case of Systemic Viral Infection every 3 months that it's becoming normalfor me. What do I do?

Healthy living. Usually, recurrent severe infections imply that the immune system is not working well. Viral infections every 3 mos is actually normal, especially if you work with the public. If they are all severe, then a healthier diet and rest should improve things. Vitamin C is especially important. Read more...

I've been absent for work because if systemic viral infection. Is my absence justifiable because of my diagnosis? How to explain it to my employer?

Depends. Beyond recognizing your justification, you'd have my appreciation for preventing a spreading to others. But unless your local laws are wiser than most, it will be up to the management as to how they react. Try to have a written note from the doctor and that will do the major part of an explanation. I hope you succeed or that if you don't you can challenge it or that you find a better job. Best! Read more...
Yes... First of all if you don't rest during your illness you might get worse and as a consequence miss more days at work than you would if you rested in the beginning of the illness. Other reason not to go to work is to avoid giving the virus to other people there as well. Hope they understand and that you get better soon. Rest and drink plenty of fluids in order to recover quickly. Read more...

Platelet from 210 - 171 -166 WBC from 4.45 - 2.0 - 1.70 neutrophils from 79.1 - 57.0 - 23. 5 is this normal? I was told I have systemic viral infection

You may have. bone marrow suppression from viral diseases, or as a side effect of medications taken to alleviate this illness symptoms. You need to keep tracking these numbers (platelet, white blood cell count, neutrophil count) and make sure that they stabilize and trend upwards again within the next 1-2 weeks. If they keep dropping, then you will need a hematologist to sort out what the cause(s) was/were. Read more...

I have cough, colds, slight fever and sore throat. I was examined by the doctor and diagnosed of systemic viral infection? How come?

Time frame. Most upper respiratory infections start out as a viral infection. If the infection lasts longer than 7-10 days, then it usually is turning from a head cold or chest cold to a bacterial infection that could affect the sinuses, throat or bronchial airways. If your problem goes on for over a week, then you need to see your doctor again to consider antibiotics. Read more...
Viral infection. Clearly you have an upper respiratory infection but your doctor did not believe the source was bacterial based on your physical exam and presentation. You may also wish to ask your doctor as to his or her process on how you were diagnosed. Read more...

How come I have recurring viral infections?

Immune system. Some people are prone to certain types of infections due to their immune composition. Rarely people can have immune disorders, but this is usually diagnosed early in life. Read more...

What is a viral infection?

From a virus. Infections most often are either bacterial ( ie strep throat) or viral ( ie the flu, the common cold) Bacterial infections are treatment with antibiotics which kill or harm the bacteria allowing your immune syst to destroy the rest. Viruses run their course are not harmed by antibiotics and make you ill for a week or more. Read more...