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Developing countries: Shigellosis is endemic throughout the world where it is held responsible for some 120 million cases of severe dysentery with blood and mucus in the stools, the overwhelming majority of which occur in developing countries and involve children less than five years of age. About 1.1 million people were estimated to die from shigella infection each year, with 60% of the deaths occurring in children un. ...Read more
5yo has chronic constipation.Doc said colons completely full of stool.In 3 days had 4 100mg collace, 4 fiber gummies, 2 caps miralax (polyethylene glycol) & no bm.Wat causes?
Relatively common: Stool retention is relatively common. Successful treatment requires a plan of scheduled emptying, long term use of stool softeners or wetting agents (like miralax), & work by the kid & parents for as much as a year or two. A skilled pediatrician or pedi GI doc can help. Good luck. ...Read more
What is the treatment of entameba histolytica in asymtomatic infant 8 monthes. In egypt entameba is endemic?
35yo. F. W/ hyporthyroidism. colonoscopy/endoscopy 11/20/14. Diminutive 3mm polyp of sigmoid colon. Random biopsies of ileum and colon done. Cancer?
Ulcerative pancolitis x12yrs.Last 3 annual scopes no dysplasia.Asymptomatoc on 400mg 5asa tid. What are odds of dysplasia?
Estoy experimentando erupción cutánea con picazón (severidad: grave) (calidad: picaz—n severa) . Lo siguiente también me describe: Enrojecimiento ...
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Despues de haber fallado el tratamiento del Helicobacter pylori, se volverá la bacteria más fuerte, con peores síntomas y más difícil de tratar?
Not translated: I am sorry but this entry was not translated into English. Please resubmit. ...Read more
Quando uma pessoa esta infectada pelo HIV 1 e 2 ela pode ter pego um de cada parceiro(a)? Quais os riscos para uma pessoa hiv+ 1 e 2?
The 2: Nationally known cancer research centers are scripps and uc san diego. I've worked at the nci and 5 nci designated centers, and I am not sure that you have to go to one of these for most cases of breast cancer care. In fact, sometimes going to your local center/doctor first, and seeking the 2nd opinion is best. You choose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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I have dientamoeba fragilis trophozoites after 5 rounds of antibiotics . Anyone heard of protocol from centre for digestive diseases in australia?
Might be worth a try: I don't know if anyone here has heard of it. I treat a lot of parasites & hadn't heard of it, but am impressed with their website. They say they'll share their protocol with doctors so it seems reasonable to ask your doc to request this. I am familiar with this australian website: http://www.Badbugs.Org/dientamoeba_fragilis/treatment.Htm herbs including papaya seeds can also help treat parasites. ...Read more
Probably the same..: These are classified as developing counttries, and they are likely at the same level of development, so the risk is probably the same, and more than in places like the United States. They are also more readily exposed to less developed, more endemic areas, like china. ...Read more
Colorec doc found fissure. Gave nitro ointment. Viola. Problem diagnosed. Recommended colonoscopy. Why? I'm 42. No fam history. Seems premature?
Why colonoscopy?: Fissure may have been only cause of bleeding, but doc needs to make certain that was the only cause. Diverticula, Crohn's ds, polyps, cancer call all cause rectal bleeding. Colon cancer is not something to wait and see; once it's there, it's very hard to treat. Prevention is much better than needing treatment. SO, for completeness' sake he's recommending colonoscopy. ...Read more
12yo girl, recent appendectomy, developed hemorrhoids/anal skin tags. Is this common? No constipation
Appendectomy/piles: Appendectomny hsould not ause piles. Maybe your child has another underlying abdominal problem and may have presented with appendicits or appendicitis like symptoms. You should go and see a gastroenterologist as it is nto common to have hemorrhoids at this age especially if she has no constipation. ...Read more
hasta hace unos meses tomaba sertralina 50 mg por dia para depresión. al mismo tiempo hago actividad física y me sentí?
Sigue con ejercicio: Buenas te habla el Doctor Prieto. Setralina ( Zoloft) es un antidepresivo y conjunto a actividades fisicas diarias ayuda a aliviar la depresion! Si lo dejaste de tomar y te sientes bien , sigue con el regimen de ehercicios diarios que te aumenta las endorfinas que son tus antidepresivos naturales! ...Read more