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Dr. Nelson Nicolasora

Infectious Disease
OH
26 years experience male

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Infectious Disease

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

40 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Serious enough: Depending on the strain type some may end up dying from this or require surgical emoval of the large bowel to survive. In some cases it is a relapsing... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
UTI's nth time...: Frequent Intercourse in the past month is the most common risk factor. Factors affecting bladder emptying like increase in residual urine in bladder a... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
I presume: You are being treated with intravenous antibiotics to clear this infection and a close follow-up that this is adequately treated.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Would suggest..: to see a urologist or gynecologist to make sure there are no structural issues that predispose you to the condition. I presume you have the right an... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Early syphilis: Initial syphilis manifests on the average of 21 days as a painless ulcer in mucosa/genital areas... If this lesion was missed becuase the ulcer is nor... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Possible....: What you are describing is a person who had a local infection (soft tissue) and now has septic arthritis (infected joints). I have seen this happen se... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Yes.. but: I would be wary with ampicillin as most strains are beta-lactamase + . Unless, the lab test shows penicillin or ampicillin sensitivity I will not use ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Variable..: Again it all depends on the size of the boil. Adequate drainage means that most of the pus has been removed and the lesion does not swell back up and... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
It can be bad...: can cause death, heart failue with valve not working, sepsis, stroke or other end organ issues with septic emboli (infected vegetation migrating throu... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Can happen: Although milder disease occurs more often in children and teenagers, the disease can be mild if this is presumptively your first infection. However, l... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
The best approach: is to take a culture of the drainage from an infected site to see if it is indeed MRSA.. if it is a skin infection with bumps but no drainage a trial... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Comorbid conditions: Yeast infection in the blood or fungemia is most commonly cause by Candida. It is the 4th most common bloodstream infection among hospitalized patie... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Yes..: Staphylococcus aureus (Staph) is a skin organism and also colonizes the nose and rectal area. Recent studies also show that it thrives in the mouth, h... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Typically No: Staphylococcus aureus (Staph) is a skin organism and also colonizes the nose and rectal area. Recent studies also show that it thrives in the mouth, h... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Lots of causes..: But commonly viral ---Coxsackie (A, B), Adenovirus, Influenza (A, B), Herpes simplex, Cytomegalovirus, Varicella-zoster virus, Epstein-Barr virus, Mum... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Old - vulnerable.: The elderly are at increased risk of acquiring C diff infection because of: 1) co-morbidities; 2) need for hospitalization and extended stays in h... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Allow me to make 3!: 3 Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) complications: 1. Opportunistic Infections - e.g. Thrush, pneumocystis lung infection, TB, salmonelli... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
ENT: I presume your symptoms are not recurrent/persistent after the surgery and a new complaint. I would check with your ENT doc as your complaints can be ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Just guessing: For skin conditions best to see it but this could be dyshidrotic eczema... tiny flesh colored or maybe with tiny bubble of water in it.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Several: find cause and avoid, antihistaminics, pat instead of scratch (decrease scratch-itch cycle), cold baths, some cream and ointments may be used, wear lo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
See doc: Needs antibiotics and local care. Some may need to be drained. There's a recurrent issue called hidradenitis suppirativa which can be dealt with surgi... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
See your doc: either way you need to be treated.. The initial lesion of syphilis is called a hard chancre and it is a painless ulcer while genital warts or condylo... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Rarely....: The most common cause of common colds is rhinovirus a virus not know to cause myocarditis. The common viral agents that can cause myocarditis like Co... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Don't combine!: Alcoholic beverages should not be consumed concomitantly with Flagyl (metronidazole) and for at least one day afterward because the interaction can ca... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
False results...HIV: Screen: ELISA Confirm: Western Blot (WB). False (+) ELISA check this...http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/hiv/cjtestfp.htm A (+) ELISA test is alway... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
See your doc: I presume drainage is clear yellow or slightly bloody and not pus. This is normal. sometimes tissue juice collects under the skin after surgey and dra... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Clinda reaction....: Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, & diarrhea. Clearly, I would be concerned if you develop diarrhea on this med... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Yes.: Most studies albeit not large scale has shown that Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has a success rate of >90% in preventing C diff relapses.... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Agree with above: The infection has a propensity to relapse hence, fecal matter transplantation should be considered in some cases to restore gut microbiome. Would try ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Wish can calculate: But certainly, more antibiotics significantly alter your gut microbial flora enough to allow C diff to propagate in your bowel & cause a problem i... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Nothing much: make sure the disease was adequately treated and you follow up with your doctor. stay healthy and put this as part of your history. I normally don't r... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
An infection...: Based on what you describe it is commonly a vaginal yeast (Candida) infection or bacterial vaginosis.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Pls be more precise: Shadowing on Chest X ray can mean a lot of things. I would suggest to discuss the details of the report with your doctor. Thank you.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Always is...: Repleting electrolytes is crucial in any condition to avoid further complications more so in a condition that can cause depletion of important electro... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Yes: we treat most skin infections due to staph with an oral antibiotic. make sure the lesion is adequately drained of pus.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
It can...: Neosporin can be effective against staph. It is able to kill Staphylococcus aureus (methicillin-sensitive strains, MSSA), and other bacteria, however,... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Yes...: How was the diagnosis made? Yes it can cause septicemia but if you are doing fine and this was picked up on a stool culture and you are on the right a... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Don't see an issue..: Just make sure you don't expose yourself to the sun; doxycycline can cause photosensitivity and can burn your skin and cause another dermatologic issu... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Epstein Barr virus +: A person has been exposed to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). This is the cause of infectious mononucleosis (Mono) and is associated with certain cancers... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Use docosonal.: Abreva (Docosonal) is an FDA approved over the counter topical remedy used to help speed healing and minimize pain from a cold sore (shortens ~ 3 d). ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nicolasora is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nicolasora is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you Dr! Yes new issue, few weeks. Have a nice holiday! Thanks!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Os t. romualdez medical foundation
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

University of the Philippines

Residency

BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Toledo Region - Summer
2014
Top Infectious Disease Specialist , First Place, Ohio - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Third Place, Toledo Region - Summer
2014
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