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Dr. Jane Eason

Infectious Disease
PINE BUSH , NY, China
33 years experience female

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Infectious Disease

Languages spoken

English

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227 Answers
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Yogurt: Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. There is absolutely no problem eating yogurt while on this antibiotic. Just know that the live cultures in the antibio... Read More
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Chikungunya: There is no specific treatment other than analgesics and anti-inflammatory medications. Lots of rest and fluids.
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Topical creams: No. Diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) is a topical steroid preparation, clotrimazole is a topical antifungal.
A 40-year-old member asked:
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AIDS: I'm not sure if you are asking how long it takes to become HIV positive (seroconvert) after an exposure, or if you mean how long it takes to develop A... Read More
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Shingles: Shingles - Herpes zoster - is a reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox. After natural infection with chickenpox, or vaccination, the virus ... Read More
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Malaria: Malaria in anyone with an immune compromising condition may be more severe. Certainly, in a person with Hepatitis B, the liver is already compromised... Read More
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Blood parasites: Blood borne parasitic infections have been known to be transmitted through blood transfusions. These include Malaria, Chagas Disease and African Tryp... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Drug allergy: Most reactions to medications develop fairly soon after starting the medication. A reaction may occur almost immediately, or after a few days, and so... Read More
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Sinusitis: Acute sinus infections often are viral and do not need antibiotic therapy. Decongestants, nasal sprays, mucolytics, help reduce the inflammation and ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
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Uric acid: There is generally no problem with an elevated uric acid level and no reason to treat, UNLESS a person has been diagnosed with Gout. In that case, me... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Mondor disease: Mondor disease is a thrombophlebitis of the superficial veins in the breast. It can be mistaken for an infection, but it's not. There is no role for... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Nasal antibiotic: THe best option would be Mupirocin (Bactroban), applied with a cotton tip swab twice daily for 5 days.
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Diarrhea: Most cases of acute diarrhea are self-lmited - they resolve without treatment. Helpful things include a plain, simple 'BRAT' diet - bananas, rice, ap... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Dengue, Malaria: Dengue symptoms usually occur within 4 days to a week, though sometimes up to 2 weeks postexposure. Malaria, depending on the species, may cause symp... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted bacterial infection, easy to treat. It can cause urogenital infections in both men and women, including c... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Bed bugs: Bed bug bites are fairly obvious. They cause small areas of redness and swelling, usually in a line or cluster. If you have itching but without obvi... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Hepatitis B: Having Hep B surface antibody indicates Immunity to Hep B, either through past infection or through immunization. If through past infection, you will... Read More
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Colonic polyps: Polyps found during colonoscopy are removed and sent to pathology to analyze and ensure no signs of cancer. There are different types of polyps. Som... Read More
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Gonnorrhoea: There are increasingly resistant strains of Gonorrhoea reported in many part of the world, including in the U.S. As such, combination therapy is advi... Read More
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Dengue: It is common to see an elevation of the liver enzymes during acute Dengue fever. This is a temporary finding, and, with recovery, the liver enzymes r... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Pale urine: Usually very light colored urine is a sign of dilution, not infection. Perhaps you drink a lot of water/fluids throughout the day? Infected urine of... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
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Eye Drops: Don't worry. As long as you're feeling fine and haven't had any problems, just resume use of the drops, as prescribed. Should you experience any pro... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Autoimmune hepatitis: There are several types of Hepatitis - A, B, C, D, E, F, G. Autoimmune hepatitis has nothing to do with these. It is, as per it's name, an autoimmun... Read More
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Gastritis: Gastritis is usually diagnosed based on symptoms, and if the symptoms resolve with acid blockers. If not resolving, you may be advised to have an upp... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Probiotics: That's an interesting question. Generally, probiotics can help to replenish or maintain the normal flora, and keep things in balance. However, there... Read More
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Enlarged lymph nodes: I'm not quite sure what you are asking. If you are concerned about the lymph node swelling, often lymph nodes swell with infection of various types, ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
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High leukocytes: A white cell count of 17.8 is high, and likely signals an underlying infection. As you mention, too, that you have sugar problems (?type 2 DM), infec... Read More
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Chest infection: Chest, or respiratory infections, can manifest as cough, with or without sputum production, chest discomfort, fever, pain with respiration, feeling sh... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
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Acute HIV: Your symptoms are nonspecific and could simply suggest a viral syndrome. However, these are also symptoms of acute HIV seroconversion, and if you had... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Hep B: Hep B core IgM antibody is only present in acute infection. The IgM will then be lost, and you develop Heb B core antibody total (IgG) that persists f... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Genital warts: THere are various topical chemical agents used to treat genital warts; hydrogen peroxide is not one of them. Trichloroacetic acid is a commonly used ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
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Pain on urination: Yes, this could indicate a UTI. I would suggest he see a physician to have his urine checked for routine bacteria as well as STDs.
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Dog bite: Rabies is almost invariably fatal, so a dog bite is something to take seriously and address immediately. If the dog has not been vaccinated, the most... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Missed cycle: I suggest doing a pregnancy test to start with.
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Alkaline phosphatase: Hep B is not a condition associated with PBC, though PBC may occur in persons without associated conditions. Normal AP is up to 120 in most labs. A ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
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Red blood in stool: Specks of bright red blood most likely is from the hemorrhoid and/or a small blood vessel. Nothing to worry about, should resolve on its own. Howeve... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Asthma and infection: A chest infection can sometimes aggravate the asthma condition and necessitate a temporary change in the normal treatment regimen. You should certain... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Allergy: Sounds likely that this is an allergic reaction which possibly could get worse if you take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) again. The itching likely will subsi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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DIarrhea: Prolonged diarrhea may indicate something other than a simple gasrointestinal infection. It may be caused by protozoa. Have you been traveling? Mig... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
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Lymph gland enlarged: Lymph glands may enlarge when there is an acute infection. Usually, this is temporary and the lymph node will reduce to original size. Sometimes, ho... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Vaginal discharge: It sounds like you may have a urogenital infection. You need to have this evaluated asap. Regarding the chronic labia swelling, I suggest discussing... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
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Meningitis: Meningitis is inflammation of the tissues around the brain and spinal cord. It can be caused by various bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Dia... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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UTI in pregnancy: Yes, definitely safe, and, in addition, it is extremely important to treat UTI in pregnancy. There are several antibiotic choices, all of which are d... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Yes! SMX/TMP (Bactrim) is now a commonly used, first choice antibiotic, for resistant strains of Staph aureus infections (MRSA), which are now extrem... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Stroke in pregnancy: There is an increased risk of stroke during and soon after pregnancy, however, most cases are due underlying blood disorders, heart problems, vascular... Read More
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Head trauma: I suggest you seek medical attention. With any head trauma, however mild it may seem, if you are continuing to experience these symptoms you need to ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Yes, bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and other drugs, can sometimes cause a rash several days into the course, and even several days afte... Read More
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Bacterial Vaginosis: Many women with BV have no symptoms. If you are having a vaginal discharge that is whitish in color with a fishy odor, you may have BV. The only way... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Flu: The contagious period generally is from one day before onset of symptoms/illness until 24 hours after fever has resolved. Once past that point, you a... Read More
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Gonorrhea: Treatment of Gonorrhea is rather simple and straightforward. However, the optimal treatment is a one time dose of an intramuscular antibiotic that re... Read More

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Dr. Eason is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Eason is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UNIV OF TEL AVIV
Graduated 1988MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, White Plains Region - Summer
2014
Top Infectious Disease Specialist , First Place, New York - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Third Place, White Plains Region - Summer
2014
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