Answers in 'Infectious disease'
2 -ve HIV 4th generation tests after very high risk exposure after 4&7 weeks, also many symptoms like diarrhea and lymph nodes.. Do I need a retest?
black diarrhea and rectal bleeding.Bloody stool, Diarrhea, severe Lower abdominal pain for 2 wks and chest pain not on any meds it hurts when i walk
1y.o. w:: "sandy" loose stools now that she's on lactulose, redness and bumps on cheeks, distended stomach after eating, &Has pain during BMs- Gluten?
20 y::O male diagnosed with strep throat on Friday, given Augmentin; still having fever of 103 on Monday, antibiotic changed to Duracef, pus worse tod?
3-4 days. bad headache,low grade temp, back::Neck ache, fatigue. no respiratory or GI
probs. flu vs meningitis?
73 yo with new L1 distribution of shingles and CT shows scattered nonspecific retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Is follow up of lymphadenopathy needed?
9 year old daughter ear bleeding and has pain for 2 weeks. Had antibiotics and ear spray although no sign of infection. dr wont refer until been 6wks?
Abscess or HS on my butt (middle). it is very painful, warm and causing my leg and back to hurt. nothing eases the pain. how should I treat it?
As a female, can I still pass the hsv 2 virus to a male partner even with a condom? How often is viral shedding?
Are root canals safe?heard that bacteria can get trapped and cause very bad things within the body.holistic dentist said better to pull tooth!
Am guessing just the flu. but very aching upper legs. Back of head. lower back. no energy. runny nose. has not got any better for 3 days.
Blood test while I was treating cellulitis of my foot, CRP-LIA 12(reference value 6). Is it too high? All other factors are normal.
Blood test results MCV 96.5fl, B12 258 and Lymphocyte count 1.34 10*9::L could this be causing my migraines? What do these results mean?
Can you take docycycline or macrobid for strep throat and ear ache::Infection?
Can the antibiotics and meds given during a tooth extractions cause blood in my stool.
Can sulfamethoxazole Trimethoprim mess with your period and in what ways if it does mess with your period?
Can cocaine use cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck?
Dry skin on vaginal lips. It burns sometimes. Itchy clitorus and inside vagina opening. Recently tested for any std couple months ago. Negative .
Enlarged lymph nodes under jaw and down neck. Dead tooth with infection. Root canal scheduled in 3 weeks. Should nodes go down with just penicillin?
For how long can I leave a jug of (opened) distilled water for my neti pot at room temperature before it starts to grow bacteria?
Husband with mild cirrhosis drinks a ton of alcohol and has slightly jaundice eyes for a few weeks. if its a bilary obstruction is that bad?
Had bad stomachache(the kind whereby u know u have to go).Got diarrhoea,watery,pale brown mixed with a little cloudy look.Happened once.Worrisome?
Hi broke hip in 2005 thn pins got infectd takn out . now 10 years later swelln feet leg knee also pain in hip if standing to long . had mri nothing?
How long should it take for cefdinir to clear an ear infection?
Hallo dr, Is it possible that chlamydia goes back and foreward unsymptomatic in 2 years relationship and then sudenly show symptoms? Thank you
Hello. I am suffering from a severe sinus cold. Im 5 1::2 months pregnant, take levothyroxine, and Labetalol, can I take Mucinex Sinus-Max?
Hi I was wondering what oral thrush feels like, and if everyone has a slight white coating on the tongue?
Hi Im pregnant and im in my first trimester i want to know if i can use monistat 1 tioconazole 1day treatment please let me know?
Had bad nosebleed went to UrgentCare they cauterized it but i sneezed & it reopened. Went to ER, stopped naturally. do i need antibiotic cream 4 nose?
Have diabetes & hypertension.On meds.Bowel for sometime changes color,is sometimes soft or hard & today pain in stomach.No wt. loss,fever& appetite ok?
Hi Dr I got a stiff neck few days back so visited neurologist he told me 2 do xray n found that it's spondylosis but I get dizzy n my ear aches smtyms?
Is it bad to take 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with water once a day if I have Hepatitis B?
I had one loose::Watery stool abourb2 hours after taking my low dose birth control pull. Could this affect absorption:: should I consider it a "missed" ?
Is dark urine with blood in it and achy thighs a symptom of STDs such as Chlamydia or Gonorrhea?
I am experiencing chills, leg weakness, shaking hands or tremor, clammy hands, shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: psych...
Is it safe to take Advil Cold & Sinus while taking Azithromycin? Thanks so much!
I have pressure pain in armpit, close to elbow, groin and tailbone. My WBC is 10.8, ANC 7.8, Lymph 15, AFP 24. Could this be an infection or cancer?
I had 14 antibiotics shots for cellulitis, 2 weeks ago and I have pain till now at the location of shots. Why?
Is a lymphocyte reading of 1.19 over 2 months after having flu anything to worry about?
I have little night sweats that doesnt oblige me to change clothe i lost weight 4 kg in 3 months i am not eating good. Swollen lymph node between legs?
I have a bump on my finger, a bump on my vagina and sores in my mouth with swollen lymph nodes. Is it possible I have syphilis?
It it normal for my eye to still be swollen, red, and having discharge after taking the prescribed eye drops ( gentamicin sulfate) for 5::7 days?
I had unprotected gay sex once . Did 4th generation after 4 and 7 weeks, also have many symptoms.. Is it conclusive? Help
I am experiencing fever, facial swelling, toothache and facial numbness. The following also describes me: Runny nose. What should I do?
I have had ringworm for a few months now and have taken 2 months worth of oral medication; yet it still sometimes flares up. What could be going on?
Is it possible for acne skin care to cause ring worm?
If I'm prone to Anxiety already, can my Amoxicillin prescription for my sinus infection cause an increase in anxiety?
Im 7months pregnant. pus cell is 25-30 hpf. do i have uti?
I'm nursing my 2.5 month old baby and I was just diagnosed with a kidney infection. Can the infection be passed to my baby if it's in my blood?
I was diagnosed for UTI & chlamydia. I was on 7 days cipro, and took azithromycin in the middle. On last day of cipro & still peeing often. What now?
I keep getting a yeast infection. My husband and i are trying to conceive is his sperm causing this problem?
I pass gas maybe once a day and I'm in constant pain. I can't get an answer from my GI or PCP. I've had all the tests done. Mild Diverticulosis.
Is molluscum contagiosum contagious during the incubation period between the time a person contracts the virus and the time the first bump appears?
I had a cold 2 weeks ago but now it's gone except I keep getting phlegm in my throat. In the morning i spit up a little brown mucus. No fever or cough?
I've been having lightheadedness, trouble breathing, and neck stiffness. I had a head injury 4-1::2 years ago and have dealt with lightheadedness since?
I've recently been on antibiotics for acute tonsillitis it went away for a few days and has now come back with a rash on my chest is this serious?
I noticed a pea sized lump underneath my left arm pit. It seems to be right on a vein and I only notice it when I raise my arm. It's been 1 yr no pain?
I have a mosquito bite on my penis and it is becoming bigger day by day ?
I have a mosquito bite on my penis what should I do ?
I have what I think is swimmers ear or water in my left ear from multiple days in the ocean. It is now day 4 and no relief despite using oxygen peroxi?
I was diagnosed with a 3 mm ovarian cyst and a uti today. I can't sleep because when I lay down I feel extreme pressure in my lower abdomen. Is this n?
I have had nonstop sinus pressure and pain for a year and a half nothing helps now I'm having soreness in my lymph nodes but not swollen and ear pain?
I recently had blood work done and was told my hepatitis B surface antibody is low. Is a "booster" recommended, or am I still protected?
I am experiencing fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) , f...
I am experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and neck pain. Its weird because its only my right tonsil and lymph node. ?
I got successfully treated for mycoplasma hominis but I'm still having yellow discharge, abdominal discomfort and a bloated stomacj?
I have watery diarrhea (passed fresh blood once), stomach growling, excessive gas inc eggy burps, vomiting, appetite loss, sharp stomach cramps?
I have really very bad impetigo scars i just fought with them from 18 years it comes every year and leave deep skin marks and pits and painfull for
I am experiencing sore throat, post nasal drip, spots on throat and cough (quality: with phlegm or mucus) . The following also describe me: Headac...
I am experiencing genital rash, skin redness or irritation and skin rash. They appeared first on both arms then spread to legs feet thighs & genitals?
I am experiencing buttock pain on the surface because of a spot. And it's quite swollen. Severe pain on the spot but the spot is like a mosquito bite?
I Had mono roughly Two Months Ago, is IT safe drinking a couple of Beers? Or will IT be harmful?
I was diagnosed with pink eye Wednesday. I'm going on 4 days of antibiotic drops. My symptoms have went down much. It isn't as itchy but it is still v?
Knee pain when bending, knee stiffness and leg tingling back of knee and front of knee are swollen no fever not red its been a month since this started the back of my leg hurts when i walk around any ideas??? I have no insurance so plz help!!.
My dad on bp meds, has had normal reading. Last wk, had diarrhea episode. I noticed his bp reading is now quite low at 90::70. Could diarhea be cause?
My 4 year old has cold & lymph nodes swollen. In the past 4 days he said twice that while blowing his ear hurts and few seconds later no pain,no fever?
My 10 yr old (150 lbs) 102 fever. 15ml of children's NyQuil. Not help & not sleepy. Could I give her half of 3mg melatonin?
My WBC is in range of 13 to 15 since 2 months. Now i have swollen lymph nodes under jaw which are painful on touch. I also have low grade fever 99'F?
My dr is out of town so i went to urgent care for a sinus infection that went to my lungs-wheezing all night -My dr always said to use my netty pot an?
My tsh is 14.9. after taking 50 mcg thyroxine my throat hurts and dizzyness happens . Age 41 female . What should I do ? I have to continue lifetime?
My 10 yr old son. woke up with an upset stomach, fever, and tingling::Trouble moving fingers.
Mild concussion from hitting head 1 wk ago.Now i also have neck stiffness and tenderness just below where I hit. is this normal to develop after 1wk?
My five yr old son been having a fever since last Sunday and here it is Sunday again and still having a fever I took him to the hospital Wednesday and?
Opened coconut milk Mon, refrigerated, thn accidently put in cupboard. 'Refrigerate Consume within 5 dys' Boiled Sun. Food poisoning type time 2 occr?
Please help....what should I do if I all of a sudden have a cheesy vaginal ordor. could if be an STD?
Please explain how I can have scabies but no my husband and we share the same bed::Linen and have been intimate.
Some docs on healthtap have said that antibiotics should make one better by 48 or even 24 hrs. True? Should I go to ER if otitis pain after 2 days?
Suffering from cough and fever fatigue since two weeks, Mantoux
test was negative sputum AFBwas negative?
This is my 3rd pneumonia and im only 16 years old, what should I do?
The skin between my vagina and anus is irritated. Will desitin work? Started the last time we had sex and neither one of us have any std.
Travelling India 3wks, diarrhea::Gas for two weeks, once::Day in evening::Morning. Only symptom. All vaccinations completed, see doc here or wait it out?
Tested negative for HIV combo after 7years. Are there separate tests for aids ? My test was only for HIV and not aids will my test check aids also?
Urine culture came back, protein urine +1, WBC urine 10-15, Bacteria Urine +1. On antibiotic for a UTI. Are these normal results just for a UTI?
Venous ulcers starting to heal,but now skin on edge of wounds is black.Is this normal?Had sepsis,hospitalized from ulcers and cellulitis 3 weeks ago
Vaginal infection lasting for more than a week. Stings rather strongly. Secretion & vaginal infection. Scared for pregnancy. ?
Why do I keep getting bv?
Why is beer the only alcohol to consistently upset my stomach and cause diarrhea when all other alcohols cause no problems?
When coughing or sneezing, i feel a sharp pain on left side of my lower back. No fever or anything. Just pain when i sneeze or cough. What could it be?
Why would my ear still be occasionally sore weeks after having had a cold? It pops easily, hurts when does. Dr said there's no more fluid in there.
Was fine then sudden pressure in pit of stomach, severe nausea, bad gagging, no fever, slight bloating, feeling very tired and dizzy at times.