- What is Viral Fever?
- How to Diagnose?
- Do’s & Don’ts During Viral Fever
- Frequently Asked Questions
What is Viral Fever?
- Muscle and joint pains
- Sore throat
- Running nose
- High body temperature, up to 104 degrees
- Swelling in face
- Occasional chills
- Eye redness
- Skin rash
- Viruses are a type of infectious agent that is very small. They invade and multiply throughout your body's cells
- Viral sickness can be caused due to various viruses, including cold and flu viruses.
- Food and drinks may be contaminated with deadly viruses. Swallowing the contaminated food can lead to some viral infections like norovirus and enteroviruses.
- Viruses carried out by insects or animals can cause viral infections like fever and rabies.
- Exchanging bodily fluids with the person who has viral infection can cause hepatitis B and HIV.
- Due to low immunity babies and children have a high risk of getting infected with viral infections.
- Elderly people are more prone to viral infections as they have very weak immune systems.
- Getting in contact with the contaminated area can lead to viral infections.
How to Diagnose?
Treatment for mild infections:
Treatment for serious infections:
Do’s & Don’ts During Viral Fever
Prevention of Viral Fever
- Frequently washing your hands
- Teach your children how to wash the hands
- Sanitize your hand
- Avoid direct touching your nose and mouth
- Avoid sharing your cups or utensils with others
Frequently Asked Questions:
A virus causes a higher-than-normal body temperature, which is known as viral fever. Runny nose, coughing, nausea, exhaustion, and body aches are some of the symptoms that a person may suffer.
The medicines used for viral infections are acyclovir, famiclovir, acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Before taking any medications consult with your physician.
Virus-induced fevers can continue anywhere from two to three days to as long as two weeks. A fever caused by a bacterial infection may last until the youngster receives antibiotic treatment.