Dr. Jane Eason

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

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Infectious Disease

Languages spoken

English

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177 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 25-year-old male asked:
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Gas pains: Your symptoms are fairly common and could suggest many underlying conditions or none at all. Do you eat a lot of gas-producing foods, e.g. beans, bro... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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Hepatitis B: I'm happy to say that having Hep B does not preclude a person from doing most things in the U.S. It may be an issue if your friend wants to do certai... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
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Hypothyroidism: YOur sister's symptoms may suggest inadequately treated hypothyroidism. I would definitely suggest she see her provider and check her thyroid functio... Read More
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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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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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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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Penile rash: If the cream provided relief then you might have a simple fungal infection. This can be resolved with antifungal topical medication. If not, see a G... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Cough, no fever: I would ask if the cough is dry, or productive of phlegm, and, if so, the color. Some people do not mount a high fever. Severe cough should be evalu... Read More
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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
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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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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Nasal antibiotic: THe best option would be Mupirocin (Bactroban), applied with a cotton tip swab twice daily for 5 days.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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UTI: Eradicating a UTI may occur spontaneously, with lots of fluids, but, more often, requires a short course of an antibiotic. If you have frequent infec... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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35 years experience
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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Cranberry juice: Absolutely. No reason you cannot drink cranberry juice with most antibiotics.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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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A 33-year-old member asked:
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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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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Nasal irrigation: The fungus in the culture may indicate fungal overgrowth from antibiotic treatment and nasal steroids. I would stop these for now and do some nasal sa... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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Hepatitis B, C: After exposure to Hep C, those who acquire infection will usually show antibody in the blood by 3 months. A PCR test may be positive within the first... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
Atovaquone: Atovaquone is NOT used to treat Lyme disease. It is used as part of a regimen to treat Babesiosis, an infection which is also transmitted by the tick... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
Ignore: Launder clothing & bedding in hot water, dryer or hot iron, or dry clean, to prevent reinfestation.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
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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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Proteinuria: Usually, protein should not be seen in the urine. There are some benign conditions that may cause this, but any protein in the urine should be invest... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
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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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I heard that somewhere I guess you can't believe all that you hear. :)
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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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