Adenoviruses are common viruses that cause a range of illnesses. It infects the eyes, airways, lungs, intestines, and nervous system. It causes a cough, fever, diarrhea, pink eye and sore throat. It can happen at any age but it mostly occurs in children. At least one Adenovirus happens to most kids when they age 10. This infection gets better on its own but it gets serious to people with a weak immune system.
Each type of adenovirus can affect you differently. It usually begins with cold symptoms like:
However, some people may experience different symptoms if it progresses past 3 to 5 days. Symptoms may include:
Adenovirus usually spread from an infected person to another it can happen through:
This kind of virus can shed for a long time after a person recovers from its infection. Especially to people with a weak immune system, it occurs without any symptoms and it can still be spread.
Adenovirus can be prevented by doing the following:
If you think you are infected with adenovirus you can prevent it from spreading by:
Boosting your immune system and daily exercise can cure adenovirus. Also by drinking and in taking of water and fruit juice. Practicing a healthy hygiene will also help as well.
If you experience having hard time breathing, turn on a cool-mist humidifier. For infants, a few drops of saline spray will help most for the child to breathe well. To bring down fever, consult a doctor for proper medicine to drink to relieve aches and fever.