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Do Doctors See A Lot Of Patients With Peritonsillar Abscess
Depends on specialty: As an ent, we typically see a few every month, however, most primary care physicians may only see one every few years. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, lymphangitis is fairly common. Your lymphatic system runs with your blood vessels and helps transport "lymph" back from your arms, legs, head and neck to your lymph nodes as part of your immune system. Lymphangitis (lymph inflammation) is typically caused by an infection. The lymph channels can become red and painful, sometimes streaky. Antibiotics are usually needed. See your doctor. ...Read more
Absolutely: "sepsis" is the body's reaction to a known or suspected infection. This reaction can include fever (or low body temp), fast heart rate, fast breathing rate, and low blood pressure. Many doctors, in many specialties, see sepsis every day. Indeed, docs like me (pulmonary and critical care) see them more often, but it is a very common diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, . ...Read more
Yes: It's often a benign problem, sometimes more serious. ...Read more
YES: Most common in women 18-25 but can occur in all women. The number of chlamydia cases is on the rise. Recently, it was reported than more than 10% of new army recruits tested positive for chlamydia. Because 75% of women w/chlamydia have no symptoms, testing should be performed at annual exam, and consider testing if new sexual partner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fortunately NO: Diphtheria is an upper airway infection by a bacteria, corynebacterium diphtheria, which causes sore throat, fever, and a classic appearing (and somewhat nasty) infectious "membrane" on your tonsils. Sometimes just the skin is infected. Diphtheria is extremely rare in north america (and another reason to get your vaccines!). Diphtheria protection is provided in the typical "tetanus shot" (td). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not often: In anatomy, zenker's diverticulum, also pharyngoesophageal diverticulum, also pharyngeal pouch, is a diverticulum of the mucosa of the pharynx, just above the cricopharyngeal muscle (i.e. Above the upper sphincter of the esophagus). It is a false diverticulum (not involving all layers of the esophageal wall). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rare: This is a childhood/infant infection that used to be a feared epidemic disease lethal to many. Recent nonesense about vaccinations has led to pockets of recurrence in areas where the local climate drops the number vaccinated below the numbers needed for "herd" protection. Most docs will never see a case but a doc in an area with low rates may see a bunch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Terminal infection: No - thank god!Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, see your primary provider to further evaluate. ...Read more
Hard to say: Chronic pain is sometines difficult freat asdequately. Treatment must be multifaceted. Looking for cause and a treatment modality that allows patient to function in society in a productive manner. Many physicians ignore pain and refer to pain specialist who pushes pills. This promotes abuse and is not always best answer. Having a good patient relationship with trust and understanding best way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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