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How To Prevent Streptococcal Infectious Disease
Live well: The best thing to do to avoid disease is to live sensibly -- that means 'no bad habits' - like smoking, alcohol etc. Exercising at least 5x week. Eating well - avoiding all the fast-foods, 'junk' out there. Sleeping 8 hrs a night. Keeping stress levels to the minimum. AND checking in with your doc periodically for routine health care incl. vaccinations etc. Give your primary doc a call & take care ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of drugs I can prevent any infectious disease when i`m in the situasion that I can`t get enough sleep.?
Time,money,difficult: There are ongoing efforts to develop more vaccines but the process takes time, researchers with training & interest & lots of money. Once a potential vaccine has been developed, it takes years of testing to get to the point that testing on humans is permitted. Then it takes time to collect effectiveness & safety data to get it approved by the fda. The process is long but one that assures safety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown infectious diseases in body causing bronchitis if window was left open overnight? Was thinking it could only be strep bronchitis....
Infectious disease my 3 year old cut his finger and also has strep a (been on zithro for 3/5 days. Any danger of him infecting cut w strep bacteria?
Doubtful: There are some reported instances where strep a is resistant to zithromax but they are few. If he hadthe med in his system when he cut his finger, it would cover for most strep. There are other germs that might be resistant to it so the cut deserves normal wound care & monitoring. ...Read more
See below: An infectious disease is caused by microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and parasites. Infectious diseases can affect almost every organ in the body. Examples are boils, abscesses, influenza, colds, pneumonia, pyelonephritis, amoebic dysentery, hiv/aids, malaria, tuberculosis, histoplasmosis etc. Etc. All other diseases would be non-infectious diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good hygiene: Doctors contain and prevent the spread of infectious diseases through good hygiene, always washing hands before and after patient encounters, using alcohol swabs for stethoscopes and medical equipment. At a public health community level there are public sanitation systems and monitoring in place to track diseases and control their spread. Check out cdc website for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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