Viral gastrointestinal infections generally run their course in a day or two. If your viral gastrointestinal infection lasts significantly longer than this or presents extreme symptoms, you should talk to your doctor. Always try to stay hydrated during this time.
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How long do viral gastrointestinal infections last?
Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates answered
How common is cardiovascular infection?
Piedmont Heart Institute answered
Cardiovascular infection is not common. It occurs most frequently in people who have bacterial infections, congenital heart defects, or artificial heart valves, or in people who use illegal drugs and unsterilized needles. Age plays a part because the heart becomes more susceptible to disease as it ages. It is most common among people over 60, who account for one fourth of all cases.
What is a pediatric endocrinologist?
Pediatric endocrinologists are medical doctors who treat children. They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine glands, which regulate hormones.
Pediatric endocrinologists are internists with additional training in endocrinology for children. They often treat diabetes and thyroid disorders.
Pediatric endocrinologists can be board-certified through the American Board of Pediatric Endocrinology, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
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