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toxoplasmosis in eyes

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Preventing infxn: General frequent handwashing is always a good idea. Also, I would avoid cleaning/changing the cat's litter box. I am interested in what other docto ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Retinal parasite: Toxo is a protozoa which commonly is infected to humans from cats. It can get into various internal tissues and in the eye has an affinity for the re ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Larson
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Reactiviation is rare and unlikley during pregnanacy you will not pass the infectin on to the fetus.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Kasper
53 years experience Ophthalmology
See Ophthalmologist: If the toxoplasmosis in inactive, no treatment is necessary. If inflammation is present, get treatment from ophthamologist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Toxoplasmosis resulting from an ingestion of oocytes of Toxoplasma gondi in feline excretion.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Cat scratch disease: Cats carry a virus in their claws and i would guess that is what you have. Unfortunately there are no good medicines for it and it may just have to "b ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See ophthalmologist: If you have already seen an opthalmologist, have them refer you to somebody for a second opinion. Proptosis must have a source and a thorough investi ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probiotics are safe: The probiotics are only going to populate the gut with beneficial bacteria to aid normal digestive health. They do not enter the blood and go elsewher ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Chicken: Most food-borne diseases are caused by bacteria like campylobacter, salmonella, shigella, listeria, and botulinum. Of these, campylobacter and salmone ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Toxoplasmosis : Yes toxoplasmosis can cause all the symptoms that you listed! see your neurologist for further evaluation. It can even affect your eyes.
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