Coxsackievirus Topic Guide
Coxsackievirus: Coxsackievirus infection is spread from person to person when an infected person does not cover their mouth when coughing or sneezing or touches someone with unwashed hands. Though most cases of coxsackievirus infection are mild, with symptoms including diarrhea and sore throat, the infection may also cause meningitis, encephalitis, chest pain, and myopericarditis. Infection in newborns may be deadly. There is no specific treatment for coxsackievirus, though acetaminophen and ibuprofen may be used to treat the symptoms.
Pinkeye Pinkeye (conjunctivitis) is a contagious infection caused by bacteria or viruses. Symptoms and signs include eyelids that are stuck together, tearing, clear drainage from the eye, itching, burning, or a gritty feeling in the eye, and light sensitivity. Treatment may involve the use of prescription eye drops or ointment to reduce swelling, redness, and discomfort and to help prevent the spread of the infection.
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