Answers in 'Travel medicine'
22 weeks pregnant and found a brown slug on my hand. I immediately brushed it off and washed my hands and used hand sanitizer. Should I be worried about any zoonotic diseases being transfered?
About 5 or 6 days ago I was out in the sun and I got sunburned all over my chest, after a couple of days I peeled it and now it is dry and cracked?
Bad bad bad sunburn super hot and hurts super bad. help! what can I do?
Bitten by a bat, washed wound but not immediately. I got all the post-exposure shots, but can I still get rabies bc I didn't wash it right away?
Can a mild sunburn of 1 day at the beach destroy your hair follicles?
Can ibuprofen help reduce the swelling associated with a poison ivy rash?
Dengue ns1 antigen is non reactive but dengue igm is positive and igg is negative. what does this mean?
Dr gave me Kenalog injection for vry severe poison ivy rash day before yesterday. How long before the rash starts to clear up and feel less itchy?
Does my baby absorbs the antibodies from my rabies vaccine through breast milk?
Does lyme disease go away?
Ear pressure in right ear due to high altitude. Why can I barely hear or pop my ear?
Experiencing some scalp redness or irritation, scalp tenderness to touch and felt like sunburn on top of head. Few small red `spots' seen at top of head. Dr says dry scalp. Washed hair daily, used hair spray frequently. Stopped routine. Treatment?
Fell asleep with dull headache,woke with worse one.Headache lasted until 11am and then nausea.i threw up about 1 pm.no fever.sunpoisoning?
Fungal infection right arm pit, prescribed ketoconazole 2x a day, heading on beach vacation is it ok to use antiperspirant? Under or over the cream?
Got ultrasound on leg-groin for leg pain suspecting dvt found nothing but would like second ultrasound for assurance how do I get second without refer?
Got over 30 mosquito bites on both of my ankles. There both really red and swollwen and pain full to walk on. Should i call my dr to get checked out.
Yesterday I was stung or bit by an insect which I did not get the opportunity to identify. I now have a small wound surrounded by a r?
How to treat wild parsnip rash?
Had an episode of vertigo. Going on 3 weeks still dizzy mri show no issues catscan says mastoid air cells aerated but hypo plastic don't know what that means im scheduled for a veng test . what can i expect from this test? is it safe to fly
Husband had posin ivy on penis been over a week just dry skin is left we had sex do I need to worry about getting it in me?
How to treat chigger bites on the feet and ankles. So many bites that have caused my feet to swell. Bright red bites all over. Benadryl and cortizone1?
I received a tick bite 5 days ago. Lab tested positive for RMSF. Am I able to start treatment before symptoms arise with antibiotics?
How to treat painful blister from spider bite?
How long would a pt have to have a poison ivy rash or how severe would it have to be for the Dr to suggest Kenalog injection as treatment?
How can I remove sun damaged skin from a sunburn last year? It's two colors......the darker browner skin that did not peel and the lighter skin after it did.
How long after poison ivy::Urushiol exposure can rash develop? I keep getting new spots despite having thoroughly washed everything, including the dog.
Have sunburn blisters on shoulder they are popping been pitting the green after sunburn aloe on them not sure if ooze is clear due to the treatment.
My husband has a high fever since this morning
He's complaining about headache and also back pain
We just came back from our vacation
Husband was bit or stung by something 3 days ago, no bite marks, has small blistery rash, burning sensation and 2 small lumps inches apart, sore neck?
How long does the "weepy" part of poison ivy rash usually last and how can I get it to dry up faster? It seems like calamine almost makes it weep more
I returned from egypt Saturday 15 July 2017 and have had occasional diaharrea since approx twice a day. I am not paasing blood but have not made to th?
I have mild calf pain in both legs that comes and goes. It gets worse when lying down and feels best after working out. Should I worry about dvt?
I got 2nd degree sunburn on my right leg 5 days ago. from my knee down to my ankle. constant swelling, severe pain especially when I'm sitting for awh?
I have a mosquito bite with a yellow pimple and quite red skin below, and another rash about 5 cms away. Should I be worried?
I have what I believe is a spider bite on my forehead and it caused my eye to swell?
I have had some insect bites on my lower legs. They have itched for 8 weeks. Not massivly swollen . Just small red lumps. Why wont they heal ?
Is zika still a
Concern at 24::25 weeks pregnant? The studies are confusing - are most of the severe birth defects seen with 1st trimester transmission
I have been getting intermittent nausea and a feeling of being on a roller coaster, like my stomach and heart drop for a second or scared. anxiety?
I got small to moderately size hydropneumothorax with compressive atelectasis of the right lower lobe, is it risky when I fly back home. Duration of flight is 3-1::2 hours?
I have what I believe to be a spider bite and I think it may be infected. The skin around it feels very irritated almost like it's burning. ?
I am experiencing leg swelling. The following also describes me: Lower leg pain. What should I do?
I got an aircontioner that i found but hasn't been put in a room yet can bed bugs hide in them?
If babesia is a parasite can black walnut worm wood kill it ???
I want my periods to start early since I'm going out next week on a vacation I want to get my period. So what tablet can I have to get my periods.
I was bitten by my 3-month old kitten. Do you think I might get rabies? What do cat bites looks like? Do they look more like a puncture or a scratch?
I have worms.I lost weight and vitamin D deficiency the last few months.I got prescribed with Albendazole.does that treat both tapeworms and flukes?
Is it safe and okay to wear a big ankle brace on a 5 hour airplane flight? Is it dangerous or will it cause blood clots? Thank you for your time!
Is diarrhea part of altitude sickness?
I have been at the beach for 4 days. Been doing a lot of walking. Noticed slight bruising behind both knees. Should I be concerned. No pain?
I was covered in mosquito bites, dozens of them, and I Scratched all of them. They are all turning to scabs and are gross. what do I do?
I flew from the UK to USA when i stood up my knee was in agony in the knee cap, i returned home and it still hurts that was days ago?
I am getting too many pre-cancer skin lesions on my body living in Florida. I am healthy and wear SPF 30 as a sunscreen. Should I move out-of-state?
In general, can I drive myself home after a one eye cataract surgery? I live alone and the doctors office is 20 miles travel each way.
I had either poison ivy or poison oak on my hands now the skin is really rough and peeling what should I do?
I am getting big purple bruises around my mosquito bites as well as hives are developing around them. Is this a severe concern?
I have a bullseye rash but no sign of a tick could the bite have been a chigger or ant?
I took Zyrtec last night to help w::Itch &redness of poison ivy, but haven't seen much difference. Should I have by now or does it usually take longer?
I have poison ivy in my eye how soon should I see a doctor?
And can I go blind and if so can it. R permanent ot temporary
Is it better to keep a poison ivy rash covered if in weepy stage or left open to "air out." If covered, what type of dressing should be used?
I have pain in my hip, knee, foot and my foot is swollen and numb. I found out that someone that went on a trip with me has staph infection. What now?
I am experiencing a possible spider bite.. its been 4 days has not gone away and i dont know if its getting infected.. ?
I have 2 bug bites on my inner thigh. I assumed they were mosquito bites because they itch really bad. Now they have turned purple, gotten bigger and still itch. Nothing like this has happened to me before. Should I be concerned?
If we've traveled to an area with Zika, is it possible for both my husband and I to get tested to make sure we do not carry the virus? We want to start trying to get pregnant & would prefer not to wait the 6 months recommended for a male after expour
I have a one inch scratch from a stray the vet believed to be carrying rabies. It just broke the surface of the skin. Am I at risk for rabies?
I have been travelling to and fro since 2 yrs & i started getting loose stools twice a day now & now from a few day i see an anal skin tag not painful
I was stung by a bee right on the end of my nose a year ago. But the sting site is still visible - bright red spot - and sometimes spreads (bleeds?)
I recently visited Puerto Vallarta and got tons of mosquito bites. A few of them are swelling up a lot and forming bruises that are spreading a lot. Should I be worried?
Is it normal for a poison ivy rash to weep clear, slightly yellow fluid? What is the fluid made of? How long does the weeping stage usually last?
Im on BCP and I'm traveling to a country with 2hours of time ahead.do I still take the pill on the same time according to the time in my country?
I am experiencing a 2nd degree sunburn on my face. It is blistered all over and they have begun to weep. What should I be putting on it to help heal and PREVENT SCARRING?
I have a tick bite that is 5 days old. It's mildly tender, mildly itchy and looks like a large mosquito bite. I'm not in a Lyme disease region.
I have a spider bite; its swollen into a hard lump about the size of a tennis ball, is dark reddish, and extremely painful to walk or move my leg.. ?
I had a severe acute occlusive left iliofemoral DVT, June 2016. And I'm still having severe pain & swelling in both feet. My primary Dr said I'll probably have problems the rest of my life, because of the severity of my DVT. I really need pain help! ?
I've been bitten by my dog is it safe to breast feed my baby even if I haven't got an anti rabies vaccine yet?
Is it okay to travel while pregnancy? Im 5 weeks I'm going to travel on week 7 ?
I want to go abroad for working bt there seen spot on lungs .so do u have any medicin that remove spot on lungs???
I am experiencing leg pain. The following also describes me: Long plane ride. What should I do?
L was affected by dengu fever 3 months ago. But when its closer to complete 3months my hair starts to fall. when Im taking showers and combing hair it falls. Even if I touches my hair at least 5 hairs comes to my hand.Is this due to dengu?
Lets just say ebola contaminated fluid got onto your hand. Would the virus transmit easily or do you have to get it on your mucous membrane?
Last night unknown animal flew in front of van, unknown if it actually hit van, child was then sitting on van at movie. Any concern zoonotic diseases?
My daughter is autistic, can she ride on an airplane?
My skin is peeling because of a mild sunburn...What should i do? Does this means my dermis was affected? Or just my epidermis? I am putting aloe vera
My husbands 3 main arteries are severely damaged. Hes had a few heart attacks in the past and now he wants to have bypass surgery done. Can he travel.
Mosquito bite is dark red and very itchy, infection?
My husband had poison ivy. 8-10 days later...i have a rash. Could it be poison ivy?
My daughter completed her pep rabies vaccine less than 3 months ago. 2 days ago she pet a stray cat. No lick, bite or scratch. Is a booster needed?
My Dr. Rx'd triamcinolone cream 2x::Day for poison ivy rash. Are there any side effects or is it usually well tolerated w::Out any adverse effects?
My daughter has a ear ache and fever was
diagnosed 3 days ago with a ear infection but on our vacation in maine where we are now her medicine dropped . Can't get in touch for a new prescription on here?
Re: severe poison ivy rash::Allergic reaction of skin - How long does it usually take for a Kenalog shot to kick in and symptoms to start subsiding?
Returned from Greece 2 weeks ago, had diarrhoea for the past week, water stools 10 times some days. Could it be linked?
Recurrence of typhoid and paratyphoid in patient, what are aggressive treatments?
Splenic cyst, 16-17cm, no other symptoms, extensive bloodwork, no parasitic infection, no malignancy, can't conclude if hydatid or of what kind. ?
Sunburns on face can inhibit the growth of my facial hair, harm or make it grow slower?
Upper right eyelid red hurts and swollen. Spider bite??? During sleep felt sharp pinch then pain.
What is the proper dose of Robitussin DM (marked by the same manufacturer under the name "Tukol D" in Mexico) for a 90lb child?
Went on a trip 2 weeks ago and walked a lot. Since then, even with rest, the medial side of my 2nd toe is numb. Possible DDx? Any home treatment? Thx
With mosquito bites, been very nauseous and can't stop the itch. suddenly getting pain where the bites are at a pain level 8. should i worry?
What are the chances a dvt was over looked in leg ultrasound of the groin to inner knee and calf area?
Will the pressure on ears flying in an airplane trigger vertigo?
Will swelling::Redness from poison ivy eventually go away on its own or is a course of steroids absolutely necessary? Am hesitant to go steroid route.