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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
From herpes viruses: A person can get herpes from another person's fresh herpes sores. The other person may have sores on his or her genitals, lips, fingers, etc..., and t ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Usually just happens: Leukemia is actually a rare disease, but because it is so devastating, those few cases make us much more aware of it. You can not catch leukemia from ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
See below: Impetigo is a bacterial infection of the skin, most commonly acquired from direct skin-to-skin contact, especially in children.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Raw honey beans: Botulism is caused by a toxin or protein that is produced a bacteria classically found in raw (unpasteurized) honey of untreated can beans. That sam ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Inherited: Psoriasis is generally inherited, though there are also many sporatic cases. It is an immunological condition that causes skin to be thickened and inf ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Animals and food: You get brucellosis by contact with fluids from infected animals (sheep, cattle, goats, pigs, etc.) or by consuming foods such as unpasteurized milk a ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Difficult question: It depends if the underlying reason that caused the coma is reversible or correctable. Even then it is difficult as it depends if there was too much i ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Tough one!: Really hard - u can perhaps move the HDL in percent terms but not real terms - this is how the drug companies sell their nonsense - if your HDL is 30 ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Less tan: For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other cloth ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Blood test: Speak to your doctor to test you for hepatitis virus.

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