viral fever

Viral Fever: "Viral fever" is a term commonly used to describe a fever that is caused by a viral infection. Viral fevers can result from a wide range of viruses, and the severity and duration of symptoms can vary depending on the specific virus involved.

  • Symptoms: The symptoms of viral fevers often include fever, which is a common response of the body to infection. Other symptoms may include fatigue, body aches, headache, cough, sore throat, and sometimes a rash.
  • Prevention: Preventive measures for viral fevers include good hygiene practices such as regular handwashing, avoiding close contact with sick individuals, and practicing respiratory hygiene (covering mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing). Vaccination is a key preventive measure for certain viral infections, such as influenza.