There are no specific treatments for adenoviruses.
The infections will usually end on their own. Support treatment may be needed with severe infections. Talk with your doctor about the best plan for you.
Treatment options include:
Management of Symptoms
The following steps may help you be more comfortable:
Get plenty of rest.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Use a humidifier or vaporizer.
over-the-counter pain medications
if you have discomfort.
If you have conjunctivitis, your doctor may have you use warm compresses. You may also be given eye ointments or drops.
Severe diarrhea or vomiting can lead to dehydration. Fluids may need to be given by IV.
Infections can be more severe in people with a weak immune system. This may include people with organ transplants,
HIV/AIDS, or chronic diseases. Medication may be needed to reduce the intensity of the infection. Talk to your doctor if you have a weakened immune system.
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