Dr. Ziad Akl

Infectious Disease
Washington, DC
30 years experience male

Locations

Office

Washington, DC

Address

1712 I St NW, Suite 1007, Washington, DC
Directions

About

Specialties
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Infectious Disease

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

446 Answers
90 Agrees
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Accurate diagnosis?: The question is how was typhoid diagnosed? If by culture, then maybe it is resistant to the antibiotic prescribed. Another possibility is that you're ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Bacteria can travel on dry surfaces.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Invasiveness: If the disease is not considered to be invasive, paromomycin is sufficient. If there is gross blood, or white cells on stool microscopy, then you have ... Read More
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Nov 25, 2012
Great answers. Impressive.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Akl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Akl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! i discovered that I have pharyngitis. and I've been prescribed antibiotics. but I have body aches all over does that belong with it
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Thank you. In addition to the infection there are stones that have been in my r kidney since Oct 2010. Glad to know this is not the infectio
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Thank you. Was dx with the kidney infection 11/18 but no ct was done. I will try to get another appt w/ my pcm. Your answer was very helpful

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St Joseph's University
Graduated 1990MD

Affiliations

The Washington Travel Clinic
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