Leland N. Allen, MD
Specialty: Infectious Disease
- infectious disease
- internal medicine
Location and Office HoursSouth Eastern Infectious Disease
636 2nd St NE Ste B
Alabaster, AL 35007
- BlueCross BlueShield
- BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- United Healthcare
- Shelby Baptist Medical Center
How does a super infection develop?
Leigh Vinocur, MD, Emergency Medicine, answeredTypically, super infections develop after people have a cold or flu. They might be sick for a week or more, but just as they start feeling better, their fever suddenly spikes and symptoms worsen. Bacterial sinusitis is probably one of the more common super infections. It develops after the common cold (also called rhinitis.) A cold begins with sniffles, a runny nose accompanied by a usually clear nasal discharge, and no fever. If after a week or two you develop a fever and severe headache, and/or notice your nasal discharge is thicker and greenish-yellow, it is likely you have developed a superimposed case of bacterial sinusitis.
How do other illnesses affect hepatitis?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) answered
Illnesses that can affect the liver can also cause hepatitis. For example, autoimmune disorders that attack the body's tissue and cells, including the liver can lead to episodes of liver inflammation (autoimmune hepatitis). High blood pressure in the portal vein system, alcoholism, and some medications can cause the liver to become inflamed. Talk to your doctor about any illness you have and its possible effects on your liver.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
What are the signs of viral hepatitis?
Riverside Health System answered
Some people with viral hepatitis have no signs of the infection. For other people, these signs might occur:Low grade fever Headache Muscle aches Tiredness Loss of appetite Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea Dark-colored urine and pale bowel movements Pain in the stomach Skin and whites of the eyes turning yellow, also called jaundice
This answer is based on source information from The Federal Government Source for Women's Health Information.
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