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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Ehrlichiosis

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Dr. Edwin Schuller
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Ehrlichiosis (Definition)

seen mainly in the southern states of USA it gives fever nausea headache with leucopenia decreased platelets caused by rickettsia it can be treated ...Read more


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How can you prevent Lyme disease?

How can you prevent Lyme disease?

Lyme disease: Steps to prevent lyme disease include using insect repellent, removing ticks promptly, applying pesticides, and reducing tick habitat. http://www.cdc.gov/lyme/prev/on_people.html. ...Read more

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How to prevent fever?

How to prevent fever?

You can't : Unless you are taking antipyretics all day long you would not be able to accomplish such a task . Did you mean ask best way to reduce fever? Fever is a body response when it is being affected by a viral or bacterial illness. Your goal should be to reduce fever but not preventing it from happening . Fever may be the only initial symptom you get when getting sick . ...Read more

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How to prevent tuberculosis effectively?

How to prevent tuberculosis effectively?

Avoid exposure: Tb spreads by inhalation of droplets carrying the TB bug that were coughed out by an infected person. Therefore avoiding coming in contact with anyone with active TB disease would be the best preventive strategy. Other risk factors include - exposure to imprisoned individuals, homeless individuals, travel to TB endemic countries, immunocompromised status etc. ...Read more

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How can you prevent lymphoma?

How can you prevent lymphoma?

You can't: There are no known preventative measures other than staying away from high doses of radiation and known carcinogens. ...Read more

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How can you prevent toxoplasmosis?

How can you prevent toxoplasmosis?

Prevention: Use gloves and careful hand hygiene when cleaning cat boxes. Avoid eating undercooked meats. Certain medications can be used to prevent the infection in patients who have significant immunodeficiency, such as hiv-aids. ...Read more

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How can you prevent leukemia?

How can you prevent leukemia?

You can't: Unless you are being exposed to extremely high levels of radiation or you have had chemotherapy or radiation therapy for another cancer, most leukemia is not preventable. ...Read more

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How to prevent addison disease?

How to prevent addison disease?

You can't: It's a destructive disease of the adrenal cortex, which in the us, is usually autoimmune in nature. Other causes exist as well. ...Read more

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How can we prevent rabies?

How can we prevent rabies?

Vacc. & dog catchers: Vaccines are the best way to prevent rabies in the U.S.. Dogs, cats, and other pet mammals should all be vaccinated. Animal control is important. There should be no dogs on the loose anywhere in the U.S.. Worldwide, about 55, 000 die of rabies each year, with almost all of them due to dog bites. Rabies is preventable if an exposed person properly gets his wound washed and gets his shots in time. ...Read more

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How to prevent spots?

What kind...: ...Of spots? Where? Your question is extremely vague. ...Read more

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How to prevent apendicitis?

How to prevent apendicitis?

Unknown : I know of no way to prevent appendicitis. Otherwise, I would not have had mine removed at age 40! ...Read more

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How to prevent ageing?

How to prevent ageing?

AntiAging: Tips to age well: avoid tobacco, minimize sun exposure, minimize stress, sleep well, eat a healthy diet, laugh, make friends, get married, have a dog or a cat, exercise regularly. Nothing can stop aging, but these things have been shown to extend life. ...Read more

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How to prevent gaot?

Gout?: This is a good article by the mayo clinic please see the following about gout prevention: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gout/ds00090/dsection=prevention. ...Read more

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How to prevent psoriasis?

How to prevent psoriasis?

You can't: Psoriasis is an immune mediated disease with a strong genetic susceptibility there is no way to prevent its. If it is going to develop it will. ...Read more

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How can I prevent future illnesses?

How can I prevent future illnesses?

Life unpredictable: Unfortunately, a lot of illness is unpredictable. Even the healthiest people get sick. Focus on being physically and mentally healthy. Be fit, eat good foods. Treat your body well (dont smoke!) if something is wrong, check in with your doctor. We have certain tools in our profession that can help prevent diseases such as cancer. (pap smears, mammograms, colonoscopy) . Utilize them! ...Read more

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What cause linitis plastica? How to prevent?

What cause linitis plastica? How to prevent?

Stomach cancer: The one thing you can do is discover whether you have helicobacter on board and if so, eradicate it. I cannot promise this will work. If someone you love has this, you have my sympathy. ...Read more

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How to prevent from dengue fever?

How to prevent from dengue fever?

Avoid Mosquitos: If you are traveling to an area where dengue is endemic, be sure to wear appropriate clothing during the day (that's when this type of mosquito is active) and a repellant. I don't know where you live or if you're traveling, but it's a broad question. ...Read more

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How to prevent carsickness?

How to prevent carsickness?

Scopolamine. : Ask your doctor for a scopolamine patch, this is placed behind your ear before you travel. It will help but can give you a dry mouth. ...Read more

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