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Doctor insights on: Aedes Aegypti Entomopoxvirus Virus

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Brazilian government, in recent days, has related to zika disease transmitted by the mosquito aedes aegypti the cause of the occurrence of births of children with microencephaly. Is this relation scientifically proven? I know that a batch of vaccine agai

Brazilian government, in recent days, has related  to zika disease transmitted by the mosquito aedes aegypti the cause of the occurrence of births of children with microencephaly. Is this relation scientifically proven? I know that a batch of vaccine agai

Causal relationship: is being investigated by WHO, but has not yet been proven. There is no vaccine available for clinical use at this time. Other viruses, like Rubella, if contracted by pregnant women, are known to cause microcephalic, Intellectual Disability & Autistic Spectrum Disorder in progeny. 789 cases of microcephaly in newborns in Northeast Brazil as of November are being investigated as to the cause. ...Read more

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If I'm HIV positive, how can I ensure I don't spread the virus to my partner(s)?

If I'm HIV positive, how can I ensure I don't spread the virus to my partner(s)?

Safe sex, HIV Rx: Congratulations on your responsible approach! 1) Inform all partners so they can choose to have sex with you or not, or to avoid some sexual practices. 2) Always use condoms for vaginal or anal sex. 3) Be in medical care, religiously take anti-HIV drugs, and keep your viral load low. Your doctor or clinic can fill in the details. If you do all these, you will never infect a sex partner. ...Read more

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I am in my mid 60's. It seems that at times i m unable to control my bowels. I do not have a virus or am not ill.. I have regular colonosophy.?

I am in my mid 60's.  It seems that at times i m unable to control my bowels.  I  do not have a virus or am not ill..  I have regular colonosophy.?

See a doctor: You may be developing some form of neuropathy, but in order to be helpful a doctor will need a full detailed history, often asking questions you might not think to tell them. Go and get examined before this gets worse. ...Read more

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How did the ebola virus start? How did it get into the U.S.?

How did the ebola virus start? How did it get into the U.S.?

Ebola Virus: Ebola is a filovirus (Filoviridae). The genomic fossils of filoviruse family that impact mammals have likely existed tens of millions of years. Viruses mutate over time. The first recognized Ebola outbreak was in 1976. Some individuals who became infected by Ebola in Africa traveled to the US - there by leading to US cases. ...Read more

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Has their ever been a case of someone having the ebola virus in the u.S.?!?!

Has their ever been a case of someone having the ebola virus in the u.S.?!?!

Ebola: Regarding current Ebola outbreak you are probably now aware that a man who had direct contact with Ebola traveled from Nigeria to Dallas, Texas - developing Ebola sx's 5 days after arrival in the US. The CDC is monitoring each of the man's contacts for 21 days. Two missionaries were also evacuated from Africa to the US for treatment prior to that. The Reston virus (mutated Ebola Virus) found in ...Read more

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What does it means when your paper file is showing hep c virus ab 0.1 s/ co ratio 0.0 - 0.9 and what can you about it?

What does it means when your paper file is showing hep c virus ab 0.1 s/ co ratio 0.0 - 0.9 and what can you about it?

Probably negative: What i understand from your question is that normal value of hepatitis c antibody is between 0.0 to 0.9. If your level is 0.1, which meaning it is negative. This indicates you have never been exposed to hepatitis c virus. ...Read more

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I have had an upset tummy for 4 days now it s slowed down a great deal but not stopped 100 should I be concerned the first 3 days of the virus illness?

I have had an upset tummy for 4 days now it s slowed down a great deal but not stopped 100 should I be concerned the first 3 days of the virus illness?

Not at all: If you are already getting better than you do not have to worry about it viral illnesses affecting GI system will usually get better in 5 to 7 days with or without symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for respiratory syncytial virus (r.S.V.)?

Is there a cure for respiratory syncytial virus (r.S.V.)?

Treatment available: Inhaled ribavirin, an antiviral agent, can be used to treat severe cases of RSV in infants and children. Palivizumab, an antibody, can be given to people at high risk for RSV to prevent infection. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for respiratory syncytial virus (r.S.V.)?

Is there  a cure for respiratory syncytial virus (r.S.V.)?

No: There is therapy for rsv, but because of its side-effects and toxicity it is only used on critically ill children, and with mixed results. Rsv has been diagnosed more frequently in adults recently, but there are no curative therapies yet available. ...Read more