Doctor Q&A for Dr. Marcelo Laufer

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Oral medication: nail fungal infection does not resolve with creams or alcohol, only medication (toenail may take up to 6months of tx).Ask your doctor to culture the t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Yes: chest pain and shortness of breath (off and on). You have to sit down with your doctor and review medications and potential predisposing conditions yo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
It may: Any chemical in excess can be dangerous. The other issue is: 1. why do you spend so much time cleaning?? 2. why do isolate yourself in the bathroom? I ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Yes and no: service is useful for orientation but it does not replace contact with a physician. 80 % of the diagnosis depends on the medical history so if this se ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
It depends: If you ever had a procedure on your cervix for abnormal pap you are at risk premature labor. Mononucleosis does not cause abnormal paps. Twin gestatio ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Yes: Campylobacter is acquired through exposure to it. The most common exposure is contaminated food.......where does contaminated food goes: sewage. To pr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Likely flu: We are seeing lots of children with since july this year.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Only if is the flu: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) only treats influenza which at times causes vomiting and diarrhea but more commonly causes fever, muscle aches and sniffles.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
32 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
No: The spleen enlargement in mono is not painful , neither in the beginning of the illness nor late in the disease.
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