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nursing diagnosis for kawasaki disease

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroids: If taken short term the side effects are minimal, it may cause hyperactivity while on it and increased appetite.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Kawasaki disease: Kawasaki disease is a rare disease of the blood vessels. Symptoms included fever > 5 days, red eyes, swollen red hands and feet, swollen red cracke ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Many: Diseases with features that are similar to kawasaki disease include: viral infections such as rubeola, roseola, rubella, adenovirus, bacterial infec ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Malpass
32 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No: While we have not yet identified the cause of kd, we do know that kd is not a "genetic" disease. However, it is likely that certain genes confer an in ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
16 years experience Family Medicine
Acute respiratory : ARDS stands for acute respiratory distress syndrome.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Lowe
16 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Kids with JIA: Kids require aggressive treatment to prevent growth abnormalities and to put their disease into remission. There is no cure now and it is not self-li ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Surgery: First hirschsprung's has to be confirmed by full thickness biopsy of the rectum. The pathology should be read by a pediatric pathologist accustomed to ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Same as for MDs: Nurses use the same "playbook" as doctors. It would not make sense for nurses to refer to the same conditions by different names as do physicians. In ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Cerebrovascular: Mra's, carotid dopplers, and carotid computed tomographic angiograms provide the structural backdrop for assessing the cerbrovasculature.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: No, it is a chronic pulmonary disease characterized by chronic bronchitis and emphysema. It most frequently occurs in smokers. Viral and bacterial in ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
In 400 characters or: less? I think you will need to do your own homework on this.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It is used for many different reasons in rheumatic disease. It does not replace or change the value of plain X-rays and other types of tests. The ke ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Unfortunately yes: but you can achieve control of disease with careful medical management is most cases. You need to under the care of a gastroenterologist who speciali ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Best approach-avoid: If you live in an area common to the lime tics , your best prevention is using adequate repellents & being very deliberate in bathing after a trip int ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Oral, IV antibiotics: The treatment for this is apparently oral and IV (intravenous) antibiotics. For those >=12 and not pregnant, Doxycycline 100mg 2x/day is the first ch ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Lyme disease is treated with antibiotics. The choice of antibiotics depends on the stage of disease.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Oral antibiotics.: The treatment for this is apparently oral antibiotics. For those >=12 and not pregnant, Doxycycline 100mg 2x/day is the first choice, while those <12 ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
If indicated, yes-: If there is an opportunity to test a patient for hiv, we'll take it! if indicated, yes- for example: 1) repeated infections such as abscesses or pne ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Consult a specialist: Mitochondrial diseases are quite complicated and best evaluated at a specialized research center or a university medical center. The united mitochondr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Unlikely: Myasthenia gravis is an acquired autoimmune disease affecting women more often. There does not seem to be clearcut heredity in many cases, and unlike ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: Lyme can cause autonomic dysfunction including POTS- good idea to get tested for lyme and its coinfections such as bartonella, mycoplasma, erhlichia, ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Heart disease: This depends in large part on their doctor and their symptoms and can be highly variable. A thorough clinician will be assessing this with some regula ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is controversial in my opinion because there is not good evidence that it exists. So-called lyme specialists grossly over-diagnose the disease. Vir ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No sepecific test: There's no specific test today that confirms you have alzheimer's disease. Your doctor will make a judgment about whether alzheimer's is the most like ... Read More

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