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Doctor insights on: I Love Oysters What Is The Risk That I Will Catch Vibrio Vulnificus

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I love oysters. What is the risk that I will catch vibrio vulnificus?

I love oysters. What is the risk that I will catch vibrio vulnificus?

Raw oysters: You are at risk if you eat raw or inadequately cooked oysters. It can be a serious infection. The risk, with eating raw oysters, depends on the contamination of water in which oysters grew. ...Read more

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Where can I come into contact with vibrio vulnificus?

Where can I come into contact with vibrio vulnificus?

Water and oysters: Eating raw or inadequately cooked oysters and wound infection from contamination water. ...Read more

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Is vibrio vulnificus possible in fish oil supplements?

Is vibrio vulnificus possible in fish oil supplements?

Fish oil: Could find no reports of vulnificus in fish oil and the fish used for fish oil are not usually vulnif vectors. Can't vouch for it can't happen. ...Read more

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Is cholera caused only by the bacterium vibrio?

Is cholera caused only by the bacterium vibrio?

Yes: Vibrio cholerae is the cause of human cholera. Fowl cholera and swine cholera are not human diseases and caused by different pathogens. ...Read more

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How long after a gastric sleeve can I use a vibrio power machine?

How long after a gastric sleeve can I use  a vibrio power machine?

used it before ?: If you used it before you can resume your full activities by 6 wk in a uncomplicated case, speak to your doctor for guidance. May advise you to do exercises to tone up your muscles. ...Read more

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I just read about vibrio in Florida. I have mosquito scars and I'm now afraid to travel on Fl in 5 days. Should I cancel my trip?

I just read about vibrio in Florida. I have mosquito scars and I'm now afraid to travel on Fl in 5 days. Should I cancel my trip?

No: Vibrio cholera is the most virulent bacteria. It is transmitted by water contaminated by infected feces. Not by skin or Respiratory secretions. just be sure that food is hygienic ally prepared and you will be fine. ...Read more

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How can vibrio cholerae survive the acidic pH of the stomach?

How can vibrio cholerae survive the acidic pH of the stomach?

Not well: The organism is killed by stomach acid so those with diminished levels of gastric acid are more susceptible. If you ingest enough, some danger through. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vibrio parahaemolyticus infection?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vibrio parahaemolyticus infection?

A number of drugs: V parahaemolyticus, usually acquired from eating raw shellfish, can be treated with a drug like either Ciprofloxacin or doxycycline. ...Read more

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