Answers in 'Wilderness medicine'
In my lyme disease panel the Elisa was positive, the western blot was negative. My doctor said Elisa false positives are common. Is this true and why?
31m Any docs tell me I should do next. bronchoscope :: endo :: colon :: Ct. scan chest :: abdom MRI head. Blood test CBC :: Lyme :: Antibidy :: hiv :: serum :: 5hiaa :: echo :: holter! Psyc says I'm fine. heart beat pace::Rest feels weak chest fullness cancer?
Asking my doc if we can try bicillin shots instead of rocephin by iv for late Lyme. Can that be just as good ?
A trapped rat bit my student's finger. He killed the rat.It has been 4 or 5 days since he was bitten.If I touch his wound&he has rabies,can I get it?
After playing for a few minutes or going out in sunlight, my whole body starts itching with skin rashes on my arms. It happens during winters only.
Can a dogs urine lead to illnesses in humans? I could have touched something with dog pee and then ate something so I'm paranoid.
Can rabies cause an
enlargedh epiglottis or a feeling like you swallowed an object without any pain?
Can I be intimate with a person who has been bitten by a cat and is currently receiving the rabies shots. ( 1 dose till now, 4 more to go)?
Could I get Lyme disease by having sex with someone once who may have it but doesn't have any symptoms?
Can the brain eating amoeba kill me without water?
Do bedbugs transmit Chagas' disease?
Do ant bites look like pimples?
Does Naegleria Fowleri survive in tap water heaters that are chlorinated?
Feet getting red and hot 2 touch like sunburn at night, veins bulging out. Had normal CBC and ultrasound. No pain. I have anxiety. Cant get an answer?
Good morning I had an emergency splenectomy 20 years ago and now have a work opportunity in a high malaria area of Mozambique. What are the risks?
Got a little water in nose when out riding atv. does water have to be forced up nose hard to get the brain eating amoeba.
Hello doc, my husband is on lonart at the moment and septrin was also mistakenly prescribed for him to treat malaria and typhoid. He has being itchin?
How do i treat malaria?
How accurate is the cdc two tier testing for lyme disease after being infected for around 6-7 months? Also does the western blot detect co infections?
Hi what means a hypoechoic elongated lymph node in my neck.. And a prominent lymph node with loss of tbe normal fatty hilum.. That means have malignan?
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 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 get chilblain under my toes, since dec16. I tried cortisone but they're still there. I'll go to a hot city soon (FL). Do you think they'll go away?
I would like to talk to a doctor about an infected mosquito bite.
I have developed a rash behind my ears resembling pimples::Bug bites that is sore&feels inflamed and is pink in color.Any ideas on what it could be?
I got a small spider bite and it is a little red but it is not terrible is this an emergency or will it heal in a few days?
I have a puncture wound from a dog bite. But I am allergic to tetanus shots. So would tetracycline antibiotics be an acceptable alternative to prevent?
I step out of my garden tub and step down with my right foot and my big toe started burning like a bee sting then it bruised Little now sore?
I have very pale skin and sunburn so easily. Does tanning eventually make it so you don't burn so easily?
I been getting small mosquito bites on top and around the knees, puss shows and we'll come out if you squeeze it.i like to know what is causing this ?
I have redness on my neck that goes down onto my upper middle chest like a sunburn. no itch. no burning. no bumps or pain. 5 yrs running.
I was bitten by a devil coach horse beetle 3 weeks ago and have had chest infection since,2 courses of antibiotics and now steroids, are these related?
I get terrible barometric pressure headaches.Don't have allergies or get stuffy or runny nose.Would balloon sinus procedure help sinus pain::Pressure?
I have 5 raised, itchy bumps on my arm that look like insect bites of some kind. The bumps are yellow::Orange with red centres. The area is swollen.
If you have a injection of Hepatitis B and Rabies vaccinations, do you have to have the next two injections in the course from the same brand? Thanks
I'm doing world challenge trip to Cambodia & Thailand, we are doing 5 day jungle trek, possible infections I could get whilst there? How do I Avoid?
If i have been cured of scabies, is it possible for me to transmit the disease still? Are the mites still under my skin?
I burn easily and the last time I used sunscreen (SPF 30) my whole back was burnt and I developed a fever. Do I need to go get a specialized sunscreen?
I hit a raccoon with my car and touched the piece that hit it. I didn't have any open wounds and immediately used Purell. Could I have rabies?
I was eating a bag of chips and saw a fly or insect come out. I continued to eat the chips. I'm worried that I may have consumed some eggs. Any risk?
I have itchy spots on the crease of crease in the back of my leg what can it be other than insect bites?
I am from India. A street dog sneezed near me when i am walking past it. I did not felt any droplets on me. is there risk of contracting rabies for me?
I was lightly scratched by some monkeys jumping up my legs on koh phi phi thailand last week. Did not break the skin. Should I get a rabies shot?
If a person gets infected with rabies,when the symptoms show,can he get rabies shots or is it too late?If it's late,what are other treatments for rab?
I have a bruise on my forearm. I assume from my dog because it's in the shape of a paw print. But I don't recall when it happened. It is over 1 month?
I held a bat 5 years ago, did not know they carried rabies at the time, should I get the shots? I don't remember whether it scratched me or not
I am experiencing painful hand::Thumb joints (little better by: nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.)) (side: both) (time frame: moved to high altitude?
I have a lump on my face that looks like a mosquito bite, but it doesn't itch, it just stings slightly and is red but not swollen. I tryed popping it ?
Is it possible to pass end product of worm infection in urine? Was infected from puppy..Dr said it is sediment and could not be from parasite??
I have a wasp sting on my pinky finger.I was stung a couple of days ago and I was unable to remove the sting. It has a white dot where I was stung & parts of my finger have dark dots like blood has come to the surface. Is this normal?
I recently got a ant bite on my lip from a small black ant. It is swollen and i have iced it but it has gotten bigger. Should I do anything else to it
I have pigmentation around my eyes and I got a pretty bad sunburn on the weekend and now my eye is puffed up and I have what looks like blisters on my?
It started with I got a bad bug bite on the lover part of mybutt near my vaginal
°I itched it till blood
°now I seem to have bumps
I think I got milia from my new sunscreen that contains zinc oxide niacinamide. It is called eltamd uv clear sunscreen. Why did I get milia?
Is it bad to see a snake while pregnant?
I think a spider bit my ankle yesterday. Last night started to swell, painful and red (similar to the reaction I had from a wasp sting many years ago)?
Is there such thing as a person getting tomato virus?
Is it possible to get spider bites on your breasts?
I have poison oak and it spread to my genatils and anus. What's the best remedy?
I have a bug bite that feels like a bruise, what bit me?
I was bitten by immature phidippus audax on my pinky toe, I have a headache and my foot is cold?
I have been getting rashes all over body (looks like clusters of mosquito bites) which go and come again.
I got bit by a raccoon, got the first few shots to prevent rabies, can I make out with my girlfriend?
Is it required to take a rabies vaccine if a very young stray kitten scratches me slightly , drawing little blood? ( The kitten cannot be monitored)
Is it possible to get rabies by kissing a person who had been scratched by a kitten 4 days ago on the neck and immediately started the vaccines?
I just completed my rabies vaccine in Jan3 & after that my cat has scratched me again 5× & bitten me butmycat is vaccinated shld I have booster shot?
I was out riding my atv yesterday when I went through some mud puddles got a lil water in nose today feel lil sick.n fowleri?60 degrees yesterday here
I have a cat and she shook her head an something went into my mouth I'm not sure if it was a ear mite or what should I be worried I'm also pregnant?
I got mild frost nip on my toes and they turned into hard white callouses. Now they are very sensitive and dark red around the affected areas?
I get hives and rashes when my body gets heat or exposed to sun etc.., and it's itching a lot like needles poking.please suggest me some help?
I have what appears to be a rash from mid back all the way down to my feet? Itchy and almost feels like mosquito bites. What does it sound like?
Last nght,I worked outside for 10 minutes.The temp.was 18-20 deg. F.It was very windy.I didn't wear a hat.Can this harm my head,brains,nerves,arteries?
Last summer, I got a lot of mosquitoes bites in a big city where the mosquitoes probably bit a lot of people before it bit me. Should I be concerned?
Late onset of redness and swelling after a snake bite. What needs to be done?
Last night,I walked 10 minutes the cold (it was 22 degs. F) without wearing a hat.The wind wasn't strong.Will this cause harm to my head,nerves&brain?
My student finger got bitten by a trapped rat.He killed the rat immediately.The rat was killed 5-6 days ago.Is it still good to be tested for rabies?
My cat scratched the white part of my eye. Is there anything I can do for this?
My pubic area and area where my groin and thigh meet have been very irritated and almost feel like sun burn.
Red spots on thigh. a bit raised. not itchy and no pain. a bit dry. I'm darker skinned and not exposed to sun oftn could it be basal cell carcinoma??
Recently got back from vacation in Peru, I got some bug bites on my ankles around 11::27::16. My ankles still occasionally itch and there are still marks, though they aren't raised. Is this normal? Is there a topical that may help?
Started using niacinomide based sunscreen now skin has redness slight swelling and small bumps on day 3, I also use an aha moisturizer, d::C use?
Son suffers from anxiety severe sunburn and blistery rashes from sun canker soars fatigue joint pain and now leg itching resulting in rash. lupus?
Something bit me yesterday and it felt like a mosquito bit at first and even looked like one but later in the day it felt like sweaty around the area ?
The photo quiz say it lime desse rash I was bite by a tick in the back of my leg back in may of last year?
What are the long term effects of lyme disease lesions on the brain?
Which type of doctor specializes in Lyme disease?
We rescued a kitten a few weeks ago and we are treating ringworm, she has had full access to our house with no carpets for that time how do we clean?
What is the definition or description of: Rabies?
What are the illnesses that I can get by getting bitten by mosquitoes in a big city where the mosquitoes probably bit a lot of people before biting me?
When are lyme igg antibodies most present in the body.if I was exposed around 7 months ago would the igg western blot be positive?
What are the brown discolourations in the apple skin? Is it bad to eat it?!
What would cause my Lyme antibody screen to be positive (1.20) and 4::10 igg bands reactive? What could this mean What additional testing should I get?
Why do I feel dizzy when I first come in from really cold weather?
Was playing with my brother and he randomly said his ear was hurting. I checked and the top part of his ear was red and swollen. No bug bites found
What is the definition or description of: Mite burrows?
When I go outside without sunblock and an umbrella I get raised plateus on my skin. It hurts and itches and my throat closes up. my lips burn to blac?
Will spending 4 months of the summer living in southern Florida cause early skin sagging in a 24 year old? Or would more time need to be spent to see sagging? SPF was used but not 100% of the time.
Why would my lyme disease western blot test show 4 igg bands as reactive? Could this mean I have the disease? None of the igm bands were reactive.
Will nattokinase 100mg 2x a day, 3000mg fish oil, and curcumaxpro 2x a day put me at risk for a bleed? My fibrinogen was highish from a lyme infection