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Can Hydrocephalus Be Prevented With A Vaccine
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
Vaccines: there are many diseases which are preventable with the use of vaccinations. Some which can be included in 400 characters: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, haemophilus influenza, strep pneumoniae, measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, influenza, polio, human papilloma virus... to name a few. more info here: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/france ...Read more
Can GBS in cervical smear, which has to be treated with antibiotics, be found as a result of living with a dog or not well washed hands?
No: Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a normal bacterium which is commonly found in intestines and vagina. It is part of the normal body flora and does not cause any ill effects or harm. However it is abnormal to be found in sterile body fluids such as urine, blood or spinal fluid. It is IMPORTANT to be treated if you have GBS when you give birth to prevent life-threatening infection to the newborn. ...Read more
ABO hemolysis: Hemolysis in newborns due to ABO incompatibility is not preventable, but is manageable under the care of an experienced pediatrician or neonatologist. For this reason, newborns from mothers with type O blood type or who are Rh- will be screened closely for this condition, as early recognition and intervention is key to successful recovery. ...Read more
If a child is diagnosed with meningococcal disease, can anything be done to protect the other children with whom he has contact?
No: Little's disease or cerebral palsy as it is now known is defined as a disorder of motion and posture related to an injury to the developing nervous system that occurs anytime from pregnancy up to the age of 3 years. Traumatic brain injury in an adult brain can produce similar effects, but is not cp. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: As long as the shunt is functioning, there should not be a problem. ...Read more
Can obstructive aqueduct stenosis hydrocephalus after TB meningitis be treated with medicines only if patient is improving? Or shunt in compulsory?
Shunt: The best treatment for obstructive hydro is a shunt all else being equal. ...Read more
Very early: Fpies is an 'allergy' that is not connected to ige (allergy component) it is a direct reaction with the protein from he ingested item and and the hosts protein just read article describing it and it can occur as early as 3 months it is not like allergy which needs two or three contacts to start affecting the child the only way to find out which is the suspected one is to actually give it to chid. ...Read more
Yes could be prevent: Stroke.A stroke occurs when the blood supply to your brain is interrupted or reduced. This deprives your brain of oxygen and nutrients, which can cause your brain cells to die. A stroke may be caused by a blocked artery or a leaking or burst blood .Some people may experience a temporary disruption of blood flow through their brain, if you treat those most likely you could prevent it. ...Read more
No: Assuming ventricular shunts in the brain, proper placement is important to minimize chance of blockage. But there is no way to predict or prevent actual malfunction. Patients with shunts should be followed up regularly and discuss any symptoms of headaches, nausea, or vision problems immediately with their doctor. Surgical correction may be needed. (other shunts exist: e.g. Av dialysis ). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis A & Cancer: Sometimes. It depends on your immune status, the type of cancer you have, the type(s) of chemotherapy and other treatments you are taking. It also depends on the viral hepatitis load. Hepatitis a can be a very serious problem if you are immunocompromised, so it is best to consult with your physician for detailed information based on your specific profile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Std´s can be transmitted to your baby before, during and after birth. Hiv and syphillis can cross the placenta and infect the baby before birth, gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitis b, and genital herpes, per the cdc can be transmitted through the birth canal. If you think you might be pregnant all ob´s check routinely for std´d during pregnancy. ...Read more
No: Not sure what you mean by gestational carrier. However, women how are hpv positive have a very low risk of passing on hpv infection to offspring. Hpv is often indolent. In cases where the immune system is affected hpv may result in active disease which can result in infection of the child during birth. ...Read more
For what reason vomiting should not occur in stroke patients (cav) ceribro vescular accident and how can it be prevented?
Complex : Some strokes affecting lower brainstem are directly associated with nausea and vomiting, and those strokes which cause brain swelling and increased intracranial pressure can also result in vomiting. Big issue is possibility of aspiration of vomitus into lung which could cause breathing and infection problems. Anti-nausea drugs may help and tubes both for stomach and lung may be useful. ...Read more
Yes: The most aggressive form of sma is evident in early infancy with deminished strength & muscle tone, the often never sit & succumb to the disease within the first two years.Lesser forms exist. Most result from a defect in the neuron survivor function encoded from chromosome 5 & are transmitted as a recessive trait. Recurrence is possible for any future pregnancy, carrier detection is available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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