If left untreated
Depending on the type of viral infection you have, you may run the risk of further complications if you don’t receive treatment. Certain viral infections absolutely require prompt medical intervention to treat your symptoms. If you’re unwell with a viral infection, it is better to err on the side of caution and contact a medical professional. DispatchHealth is here when you need us for non-life-threatening situations—contact us today to request care at your home.
Medically reviewed by Dr. Phil Mitchell MD, MS on July 24th, 2019