Doctor Q&A for Dr. Mitchell Blass

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
Not uncommon: There are many people who are not allergic to a class of medications, but tolerate some macrolides better than others.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but...: Yes, but don't forget to take your Valtrex (valacyclovir) and to use a condom.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
Perhaps: That sounds like a question that requires a personal assessment that should include a review of prior medical and surgical conditions as well as some ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral ingestion: As disgusting as it sounds, most gastroenteritis is contracted through oral-fecal contamination of the food or water we ingest.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
Digestive enzymes: Some people also lack the enzymes to digest certain products. That could also be a potential cause of your discomfort.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
Look at the report: In general, the report should identify wether the doctor was testing for igg or igm antibodies, and usually both are sent concurrently. If the report ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: I can't think of a reason for symptoms of a UTI to be associated with eating. In general, fever, frequency, burning and a foul odor are the primary ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
37.5 C = fever: If your temperature is above 37.5°c, you may have what is described as a fever of uncertain origin, fuo, if so please seek the attention of a physicia ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
So many things: There are literally hundreds of possibilities, if you have fever that persists despite antipyretics such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) or additional sym ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but: Most pharyngitis infections however are group a streptococcal, not staph. That is in general.
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