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Misdiagnosis of Viral diseases

Misdiagnosis of Viral diseases

A diagnosis of viral infection may be delayed because some symptoms are vague, nonspecific, or may initially be mild. These include body aches, weight loss, fatigue, or irritability. Other symptoms, such as headache, may initially be assumed to be related to another condition, such as migraine headache. In addition, viral pneumonia or viral meningitis may be confused with bacterial pneumonia or bacterial meningitis, because the symptoms are similar....more about Viral diseases »

Diseases for which Viral diseases may be an alternative diagnosis

The other diseases for which Viral diseases is listed as a possible alternative diagnosis in their lists include:

Viral diseases: Hidden Causes Misdiagnosed?

Causes of Viral diseases may include these medical conditions:

Medical news summaries about misdiagnosis of Viral diseases:

The following medical news items are relevant to misdiagnosis of Viral diseases:

General Misdiagnosis Articles

Read these general articles with an overview of misdiagnosis issues.

About misdiagnosis:

When checking for a misdiagnosis of Viral diseases or confirming a diagnosis of Viral diseases, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Viral diseases may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Viral diseases. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.

 

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