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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Yellow fever: Yellow fever is an infection of the liver caused by a virus transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. It's characterized by fever, yellowish discolorati ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
On line: Put yellow fever into your search engine and there is an excellent website.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Impacted organs: Yellow fever can impact liver, kidney, heart, brain & hematologic system.
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
There is no specific: treatment for Yellow Fever other than preexposure vaccination against the virus and avoiding mosquito bites in endemic areas (Africa). Treatment is re ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possibilities...: If this is a change in your sputum color, it may be indicative of infection like acute bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus infection with post-nasal drip. Th ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Shenkir
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Infection.: Fever, facial pain, cough... These all point to infection. Whether the source is sinus or lungs, it's hard to say here on an online forum. Regardless ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arti Jain
Dr. Arti Jain answered
24 years experience in Pediatrics
10yrs: Yellow fever vaccine certificate is valid beginning 10 days after administration up to 10yrs.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: If it continues for three weeks or more, it may be a sinus infection requiring antibiotics. Nasal saline, fluids are rest are advised. Virtual appt a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Jaundice: Fever, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin) and abdominal pain are common symptoms of yellow fever.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santosh Gopalakrishnan
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Likley colitis: you may have a simple infectious colitis. if you have more abdominal pain or nause or vomitting, then you may need antibiotics. otherwise plenty of f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bacteria versus viru: S. Without running a culture, it is impossible to tell. Certainly thick yellow mucous and a slight cough could be bacterial, but it could also be vi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Viral illness signs: You seem to be having symptoms of a viral infection. Please drink plenty of fluids. Monitor for high temperatures, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Mot ... Read More
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Dr. Connie Topliff
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Sounds like a : Stomach virus. Try drinking small amounts of gatorade. Or ice chips to stay hydrated. Rest. Should get better in 24-48 hours. If not please call your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Strep throat : Sounds like strep throat. See your doctor.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Berman
Specializes in General Practice
See your doctor: Your symptoms could represent a number of potentially serious causes. You should see your doctor immediately.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Fever? : By themselves those two symptoms are hard to parse out. Do you have these all the time? Do you have a fever? Do you have a cough? Do you have muscle ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Cough: Symptom of coughing can be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection, possibly even strep but un cough specific syrups or tablets are readily availabl ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: A TB test involves a injection of a small amount of liquid just under the skin. It's not an injection into the muscle. There's a small sting, but it ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infecti ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Diarrhea: That's not an unusual color for a diarrhea. The causes of diarrhea, however, can be as many as you can think starting with infection (stomach flu) to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Travel med clinic: Either your local health department will provide this or know where it is available, or if there is a travel medicine physician in your area they will ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience in Family Medicine
May be Hapititis: Need blood test for hapititis and liver function testa asap.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probably sinus: Your history suggests that you may be suffering from nasal congestion (most likely from allergies) leading to obstruction of the sinus drainage and th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Hard to tell: If you were in the urgent care Id check to see if you have an ear,sinus or chest infection. Perhaps being seen in real life will give more answers. Go ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bronchitis?: You may have acute bronchitis, caused by an infection of the airways. Treatment may include antibiotics if it is thought to have a bacterial etiology. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience in Adolescent Medicine
Cold or flu: You can take over the counter medicine for cold symptoms. Drink extra fluids and rest. Give it a week to resolve. If you are not getting better or ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amar Ashraf
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Need to see a doctor: Certainly tonsillitis is a possibility.There are other possible source of infection. Fever indicate systemic involvement and should be evaluated by a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Definitely not: Malaria & Yellow fever are completely different diseases. Malaria is caused by parasites, whereas Yellow fever is caused by a virus. When traveli ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Possibly virus: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiot ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Yellow fever: Yellow fever is caused by a small virus that is spread by the bite of mosquitoes. There is no specific treatment for yellow fever. Treatment for sympt ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Yellow fever vaccine: Yellow fever virus (yfv) vaccine had been considered the safest of the live-virus vaccines. Rare neurologic adverse events are seldom fatal. However, ... Read More
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