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How to tell the diference between cold and adenovirus 14?

How to tell the diference between cold and adenovirus 14?

Doesn't matter: Adenoviruses are a common strain of cold virus which in particular cause sore throats.In the time frame a diagnosis is made it is not feasible or medically helpful usually to figure out which strain is causing a cold.Adenovirus 14 is a particularly nasty strain of cold virus but also rather rare. If you are very sick, having a hard time breathing or quite weak, see a doctor no matter what strain. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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Is there a list of vaccines which contain thimerosal or other toxics?

Simple list: The only vaccine with traces of thimerosol currently in production & approved by the fda for use in the us is the multi-dose injectable influenza vaccine. It has been out of infant vaccines in the us for a decade. On a side note, no decline in the rate of autism or other supposed thimerosol effects has been seen in spite of this change. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for adenovirus infection?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for adenovirus infection?

Rest & fluids: For most cold & flu viruses, the only real treatment is supporting your body while it fights the infection. Plenty of rest and fluids are the most important component of the treatment. You can also manage symptom with a fever reducer (acetaminophen) and maybe a analgesic spray for your throat. Make sure you wash you hands regularly so you don't spread it! ...Read more

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Any serious Lyme vaccine-side effect?

Any serious Lyme vaccine-side effect?

Yes-so serious that:: The side effects of the lyme disease vaccine were so serious that it was withdrawn from the market in 2002. While only a small percentage developed serious side effects like arthritis and flu-like symptoms and it is not clear to what extent they were caused by the vaccine, t here were class-action lawsuits& bad publicity, sales plummeted and the manufacturer withdrew it from the market. ...Read more

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What vaccines have been known to cause really harmful side effects?

What vaccines have been known to cause really harmful side effects?

67 swine flu vaccine: A vaccine hurriedly issued in ~ 1967 after an outbreak of swine flu at a military facility was associated with a relatively large number of cases of guillian-barre syndrome. The problem was traced back to flaws in vaccine production & lead to more stringent production & quality control standards going forwards. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of adenovirus infection?

What are symptoms of adenovirus infection?

Common cold: Adenovirus causes the common cold. Symptoms typically include fever, cough, running nose and fatigue. There is currently no antiviral medication thata can appropriately treat it, but it tends to resolve within 1 week. Adenovirus can also cause "pink eye", a conjunctivitis that is easy to spread to others. Avoidance of others helps decrease the spread of the disease. ...Read more

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I 36+hrs since my 6mo had her reg schld. Vaccines & there is still an extremely hard knot, bruise, redness, warm/ painful to touch at injection site. ?

I 36+hrs since my 6mo had her reg schld. Vaccines & there is still an extremely hard knot, bruise, redness, warm/ painful to touch at injection site. ?

Vaccine side effects: Local reactions from vaccines can last for from 24 to about 72 hours. A hard "knot" can last days and even weeks but usually disappears in due time. I suspect your infant received the dtap vaccine as this is a common occurrence with it. No nee to worry. ...Read more

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My son is 10 months now he had taken his measels vaccine 2 weeks ago but i can see rashes now is it possible for him to get measels? How harmful it ?

My son is 10 months now he had taken his measels vaccine 2 weeks ago but i can see rashes now is it possible for him to get measels? How harmful it ?

Normal: A rash several weeks after the vaccination is a normal reaction.It tells us that the immune system is responding and is harmlss.By the way, 10 months of age may be a bit too young to effectively administer the vaccine and provide effective protection.Boosters will be needed. ...Read more

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What should I expect with vaccine allergies? If i'm allergic to one vaccine, will i be allergic to others?

What should I expect with vaccine allergies? If i'm allergic to one vaccine, will i be allergic to others?

Depends on…: What component you're allergic to. Many are grown on eggs. A few may still have thimerosal preservative (but most have removed it). Some use weakened versions of live virus. Reactions vary: high fever, change in behavior, difficulty breathing, hoarseness/ wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, rapid heart beat, dizziness. Report these at once to doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more