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Doctor insights on: Cyclospora And Isospora Exam

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How to treat cyclospora?

How to treat cyclospora?

Cyclosporiasis: Cyclospora, a protozoa infecting intestine. Common in nepal, peru, heiti; in children <18. In 1977 there was outbreak in the usa from imported raspberries. Symptoms: diarrhea, fatigue, abdominal bloating, cramps, gas, nausea, muscle cramps, joint and body aches, fever, chills, headache, wt.Loss, etc. Management: hydration, diarrhea diet. Your doc. Will rx an abx- tmp + sulfmethox. X 7 days. ...Read more

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What U.S. states have cases of cyclospora virus?

What U.S. states have cases of cyclospora virus?

Cyclospora: Cyclospora is a single-celled parasite that causes an intestinal infection. As of mid 2014, cyclospora outbreaks have been reported in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York (and New York City), Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cyclospora and gastroenteritis?

What is the difference between cyclospora and gastroenteritis?

Diarrhea for both: Cyclospora is an organism that can cause gastroenteritis, cause diarrhea and other gastrointestinal signs and symptoms. If you have diarrhea that lasts for several days see your doctor ...Read more

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What is a well-baby exam?

What is a well-baby exam?

Preventive care: Well baby check ups involve monitoring your baby's growth (weight, height and head circumference), making sure your baby is developing normally, an exam, and vaccines. It's a great time for you to ask questions of your pediatrician and for you doctor to provide anticipatory guidance for the next stage in your child's life. They're usually scheduled at 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, and 24 months. ...Read more

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How i can do the bord exam amarica?

Contact the ..: american medical association, for the info. on how to sit for the exam for foreign medical doctors ...Read more

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What should I eat before taking exams?

What should I eat before taking exams?

Not much.: Eat lightly before exams. A large meal can cause lethargy as resources are diverted to the bowel for digestion, and absorption. Best to be a little hungry, but not thirsty so keep fluid intake up. ...Read more

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What gets checked during a female exam?

What gets checked during a female exam?

Female organs: In addition to the regular physical exam a female exam focuses on the female organs. Specifically breast, cervix and vaginal exam is conducted. ...Read more

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What is an annual medical exam involve?

What is an annual medical exam involve?

Annual exam: It is a yearly review of you! This is an opportunity for you & your MD to make sure that you are healthy & that you stay healthy. Info like family history is reviewed. Blood pressure & weight are also checked. Certain bloodwork can be ordered (depending on your age & any history). Preventative measures are also discussed (pap smears, STD checks, mammograms, vaccines, weight maintenance, etc). ...Read more

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What health exams should I be getting annually?

What health exams should I be getting annually?

Prevention for Men: While the value of an annual checkup can depend on age, as well as personal & family history, the following are recommended for men by the US Dept of Health & Human Services: 1) Prostate exam at age 50; 2) Regular cholesterol checks after age 35; 3) Blood pressure checked every 2 years; 4) Colon cancer screening at age 50; 5) test for diabetes, especially if blood pressure is higher than 135/80. ...Read more