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How do you define candidiasis?

How do you define candidiasis?

A fungal infection.: Candidiasis is an infection with one of the yeast-like fungi in the genus candida, usually candida albicans.Candida fungi are very common and are the most common cause of fungal infections in humans. ...Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


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How do you define bone infection?

How do you define bone infection?

Infections of Bone: The term is osteomyelitis and implies that the organism responsible has gotten into bony tissue beneath the periosteum, which is a thin tissue protective layer on the outside of bone. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose colitis?

How do you diagnose colitis?

Colonoscopy: Colitis is an inflammation of the lower bowel. A direct visualization of the tissue lining the bowel is the most precise way to make the diagnosis. The patient is sedated and a colonoscope is inserted into the lower bowel to examine the tissue. A biopsy may be done during the procedure. ...Read more

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How do you treat thrush?

How do you treat thrush?

Nystatin suspension: Contact your physician for an exam to verify diagnosis, assess severity, and then determine proper treatment course. Nystatin suspension is a common treatment used but in severe cases a systemic tablet antifungal may be preferred. ...Read more

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How do you define thyroiditis?

How do you define thyroiditis?

ATA's definition: Thyroiditis is a general term that refers to “inflammation of the thyroid gland”. Thyroiditis includes a group of individual disorders that all cause thyroidal inflammation and, as a result, causes many different clinical presentations. (american thyroid association's definition). ...Read more

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How do you diagnose gastrinoma?

How do you diagnose gastrinoma?

Tough question.: Pt's with frequent, severe or refractory ulcers are all suspects. First tests are done to prove that the high gastrin levels are due to gastrinoma, like the secretin stimulation test. Next the tumor is localized with spect scanning and other imaging tests. ...Read more

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How on earth do you get abdomino-phrenic dyssynergia? What can you possible do to overcome it?

How on earth do you get abdomino-phrenic dyssynergia? What can you possible do to overcome it?

Seek help: for proper diagnosis or second opinion. This diagnosis may need to be reconsidered. Thorough examination is needed to make sure nothing is missed ...Read more

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How do you diagnose infertility?

How do you diagnose infertility?

It depends: The primary test for men is the semen analysis, best done by a fertility specialist. For women, you can do your own ovulation predictor kit and see if you are ovulating. There is an office test called femvue to see if your fallopian tubes are open. There are also blood tests to evaluate your hormones. You may enjoy my book tick tock www.Ticktock.Ws, about my own infertility journey. ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what does tuberculosis do to your body?

How do I know exactly what does tuberculosis do to your body?

CanAffectMany Organs: Tuberculosis can affect many different organs in body The commonest is lung where it causes picture of infilteration like Pneumoniac&can progress to cavitation. Miliary Tuberculosis(Also called Disseminated TB) causes wide dissemination in body.Shows a pattern seen on chest xray.It may infect many other organs like liver&spleen TBcan also affect bones,lymph nodes and kidneu and causeDestruction ...Read more

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How do you treat spermatorrhea?

How do you treat spermatorrhea?

Need more info...: Why do you think you have spermatorrhea, and how long have you observed it? Do you refer to a huge volume of ejaculated semen or "excessive" amount of so-called precum or constantly leaking something or...? Without further specifics of these+exam+testing, it is hard to tell why. However, something can be done correctly by following info in articles in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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How do you get rectal lice? How do you treat this?

How do you get rectal lice? How do you treat this?

Hmmmmm: I think you may have found a pubic louse near your rectum. I think this article will help address your concerns. http://www.webmd.com/children/tc/lice-treatment-overview ...Read more

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How do you define "problem drinking"?

How do you define "problem drinking"?

Several ways.: Drinking is considered a problem when it starts to adversely affect a person's personal or professional life, or when the person loses control over his or her drinking. There are many ways health professionals define problem drinking. A common one is the alcohol use disorder identification test (audit), which asks about the amount of alcohol consumes, as well as experience in using alcohol. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose celiac?

How do you diagnose celiac?

A couple of ways: Celiac is diagnosed either through a blood test or a biopsy. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose mesothelioma?

How do you diagnose mesothelioma?

Biopsy: A ct scan or chest x ray can show the tumor and / the fluid caused by mesothelioma. A biopsy of the tumor can confirm mesothelioma. ...Read more

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Need guide as to how do you know you have an yeast infection?

Need guide as to how do you know you have an yeast infection?

See your gyn for: A culture , will usually have a white discharge , itching, vulva will itch if it is on the vulva other infections can sometimes mimmic a yeast infection so see your gyn. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose zooonoses?

How do you diagnose zooonoses?

High index of suspic: High index of suspicion on a patient living or traveling in the affected area is needed to affirm such a diagnosis. These include typhus, rocky mountain spotted fever and lyme disease. Characteristic rash of lyme disease and rocky mountain spotted fever are helpful in arriving at the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose pneumonia?

How do you diagnose  pneumonia?

Hx,Exam+/- xray: Physicians generally combine features of a presenting history with a physical exam & may be able to DX pneumonia on that basis. It's a bit harder in kids who can have one you cannot hear on physical exam, so xrays are often required. Many times an xray will be obtained to confirm what is suspected & may help define the probable germ & best treatments. ...Read more

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How do you define kyphosis?

How do you define kyphosis?

Forward bend: On a side view of your spine...When the spine bends forward that is kyphosis as seen in you thoracic spine ....Whereas when the spine bends backward that is lordosis as seen you lower back. ...Read more

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How to know if I need candida diet?

How to know if I need candida diet?

Good for all: The candida diet- which is low in processed sugars would probably benefit many people, even if they dont have a particularly obvious yeast infection. Signs of yeast overgrowth could include irritability, mood swings, sugar cravings, skin rashes, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, chronic fatigue, rectal and or vaginal itching. There are blood and stool tests that can confirm a candida infection ...Read more

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How do you define depression?

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How do you define depression?

Group of Symptoms: Clinical depression is a collection of symptoms - something we call a syndrome - that includes a persistent and pervasive period of sadness and/or a lack of joy, usually associated with feelings of excessive guilt or apathy, difficulties getting motivated, poor concentration and energy, disrupted sleep, feelings of sluggishness or restlessness, social withdrawal, and/or thoughts of death. ...Read more

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