Make an appointment if you have:
- Symptoms that last more than 10 days.
- Recurring fevers.
- Shortness of breath.
- Excessive yellow or green mucus.
Accordingly, is a bacterial infection contagious?
Likewise, are you contagious with a viral infection?
Do antibiotics work on viral or bacterial infections?
How long do viral infections last?
What are 3 diseases caused by viruses?
- the common cold and different types of flu.
- measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, and shingles.
- herpes and cold sores.
- Ebola and Hanta fever.
Why do doctors prescribe antibiotics for viral infections?
How do I know if I need antibiotics?
What is the difference between contagious and infectious?
What does a viral rash look like?
Can a viral infection turn into a bacterial infection?
How are viral infections treated?
What are the most common bacterial infections?
- Escherichia coli.
- Klebsiella pneumoniae.
- Morganella morganii.
- Mycobacterium abscessus.
- Psuedomonas aeruginosa.
- Staphylococcus aureus.
- Stenotrophomonas maltophilia.
- Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
What are examples of bacterial infections?
How do you get bacterial infection?
How long do bacterial infections last?
How is bacteria spread from person to person?
What does a bacterial infection of the skin look like?
How long does it take for a bacterial infection to show symptoms?
|DISEASE||INCUBATION PERIOD (DAYS)||CONTAGIOUS PERIOD (DAYS)|
|Infectious mononucleosis||30-50||Onset of fever until fever gone (7 days)|
|Meningitis, bacterial||2-10||7 days before symptoms until 24 hours on IV antibiotics in hospital|
|Meningitis, viral||3-6||Onset of symptoms and for 1-2 weeks|