Is pataday for viral infection?

No. Pataday is a topical antihistamine type eye drop for allergic conjunctivitis to treat allergy symptoms in the eyes. Viral infections usually require anti-inflammatories and/or anti-viral treatments although most are self limited. Pataday may make your eye feel better but would not be the usual recommended treatment for a viral infection.

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What should I taake for a viral infection?

Not antibiotics. Antibiotics are for treating bacteria and should not be given for viral infections. Some viral diseases can be treated by antivirals, but not all. Your doctor can help you determine the best care for you. And never take medicine that was prescribed to someone else. Read more...

Can a viral infection cause pleurisy?

YesPresumedMostFreq. Pleurisy, inflammation of the thin, delicate lining inside the chest, visceral portion covering/outside layer of the lungs, parietal layer lining the inside of the chest wall, both layers oozing small amounts of clear salt water filtered from blood capillaries & serving as lubricant, is presumed commonly from viral infections, however, as a body response, could be triggered by any no of triggers. Read more...

What are symptoms of a viral infection of skin?

The presenting. Lesion of a virus is a vesicle, which looks like a little "pimple" that's got clear fluid in it. Virtually all viruses that affect the skin start with a vesicle, including warts, chicken pox, measles and even smallpox. Read more...

Pumicort and 3 viral infections at once. Smart medicine?

Mgt. Infants and toddlers may have many infections during the course of the year. Pulmicort is a type of inhaled steroid which can alleviate inflammation in the lungs. More details regarding the symptoms such as wheezing, prolonged cough and her use of Albuterol would be helpful. A virtual consultation appointment made be booked online. Read more...

I have a chest viral infection, when can I go back to work?

When you are better. Once fever is broken for 24 hours. Once you are not coughing al l the time and have enough energy to do your work. It can be a day or two or longer depending on how severe the infection/ symptoms were. Read more...