Doctor insights on:
Gillian Barre Disease
Why would I have been told specifically that I had epstein - barre virus and not mono.? Is that the yuppy disease of the 80s& is it now cfs
"mono" is vague: Many different infections cause the "mononucleosis-like syndrome" (including, unfortunately, primary HIV infection). By doing specific testing, it sounds like your doc has ruled out (usually by doing a "torch panel" blood test, and hopefully HIV screening and PCR testing for hiv) the really other causes, and reached a specific conclusion about the cause and prognosis. And mono isn't same as cfs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How is chronic fatigue syndrome diagnosed? How does it differ from epstein-barre syndrome/disease? How do they differ from myofacial pain?
Standard Criteria: Cfs is diagnosed using 8 general symptom questions (dyscognition, sore throat, swollen glands, muscle pain, joint pain, headaches, poor sleep, tired after activity) and 4 fatigue questions (not relieved by rest, not due to activity, impairment, worse with mild exercise). Ebv can start cfs but there is no persistent ebv. Myofascial pain is widespread pain that can be with or without fatigue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At 21 I was diagnosed with guillain barre syndrome. Now ar 29 they are testing for graves disease right now. Could that cause me to relapse again?
Use a barrier method: In order to prevent the transmission of stds you have to avoid contact with any skin or body fluids. For fellatio some people use saran wrap to create a barrier, or dental dams (thin material that dentists use to create a barrier in the mouth. A condom can help reduce risk for transmitting disease, as long as only the portion of skin covered by the condom is touched. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just found out that one of my good friends has chron's disease. Is it considered a terminal disease?
Fifth Disease: Fifth disease usually starts with a mild vague illness and nonspecific symptoms. Fever occurs 15%-30% of the time, along with nasal congestion and drainage, sore throat, fatigue, muscle aches, and a headache. This lasts for several days. Then, seven to 10 days later, the characteristic facial rash (the "slapped cheeks" appearance) develops abruptly. Typically, the facial rash is bright red. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More the opposite!: Not only is this not true, but in many cases having one disease increases the odds of getting another.For example, having diabetes significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. Having parasites often leads to food allergies which can lead to other health problems.Having chronic infections lowers immunity increasing risk of other infections. Treat any disease to reduce risk of others. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Symptoms of Crohn's: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory disease of the GI tract. It frequently involves the last part of the small intestine and/or the colon, but can involve other areas. Common symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, bleeding, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, fatigue and fever. Occasionally, it can cause symptoms by irritating other areas such as the joints, eyes, liver, kidneys and skin. (see pic). ...Read more
Smallpox: Smallpox with vaccination and control has been eliminated although there are a few vials of active virus felt to be in the deep freeze in Russia and the US. Polio is close to this and is only stopped by the politics of Africa and Asia.Work is being done also on onchocerciasis with markedly fewer cases currently and the hope soon of elimination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic leukemia: Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a chronic cancer that presents with increased numbers of myeloid cells. Splenomegaly may occur. CML may also transform into a more acute and dangerous leukemia in rare cases. Currently CML is effectively treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors. These inhibitors put the body into a medical remission, which means that the leukemia is not detectable in the blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Gillians barre syndrome
- Gillian barr disease
- Gillian barre syndrome
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can lymes disease cause uti?
- Behçet disease symptoms
- Huntington's disease dominant or recessive
- Polycystic ovarian disease
- Guillain barre disease symptoms