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If I Get Smallpox What Is The Chance Of Survival
Smallpox infection: Historically the survival rate of smallpox varied, but in most communities there was a fatality rate (chance of death) of about 30-35%. The last natural case in the world was in 1975 or 1977 depending on which form you are talking about, and the last case of an infected individual was in 1978 in a laboratory, so you are unlikely to have to worry about getting infected by this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The case fatality rate back 30+ years ago when smallpox was last seen was around 30%. Some individuals had more dramatic presentations with higher fatality rates & children & people >30 were more likely to die. Given that a return of smallpox is unlikely, i would not spend a lot of time worrying about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
50/50 if systemic: Without treatment you're at the mercy of your immune system. If very strong against agents like the plague you may survive. But its 50/50 if the disease is systemic (as opposed to dermal alone). Dermal plague has much better survival numbers. Get eval and treatment from your PCP or an infectious disease specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2-3 days before: And after you ovulate if u do ovulate which if you are 45 u may or may not be, and if u do ovulate , u ovulate 14 days before the last day of your cycle, so if your periods are 28 days apart u ovulate on day 14 and u start counting day 1 as the 1st day of your period. ...Read more
My dad is currently getting treated for large bcell nhl with r-chop21.What is the prognosis of the prescription & what is the chance of it ever occuring again?
It depends: There is a prognostic model called the revised international prognostic index that addresses this question. Information required-age, ldh level (a blood test value), stage, sites of lymphoma, and performance status. This may help. http://www.qxmd.com/calculate-online/hematology/prognosis-large-b-cell-lymphoma-r-ipi. ...Read more
Possibly high...: If a family member develops acute bronchitis, other people living in the home are at risk of acquiring the infection. The best interventions to prevent the spread of infection include frequent hand washing as well as not sharing the same utensils, drinking glass, toothbrush, etc. The person with bronchitis needs to be treated to decrease the risk of spreading infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you tell me what is the percentage chance of getting eczema vaccinated from the smallpox vaccine if you have eczema?
Confusing question: Eczema is not caused by the smallpox vaccine but can worsen due to many stressful processes. Smallpox vaccine has also not been given to the general population in the us since about 1980, after the world health organization declared it extinct. When it was available, it was never given to patients known to have eczema because of a major life threatening complication from the vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
100%: Measles used to be a common childhood illness and most children got it and did fine like all illnesses there are some who get a more severe case and have complications which can be life threatening. If you are in poor health or immunocompromised then you are at risk for problems. Healthy people often do fine. Cod liver oil can be very helpful as can some chinese herbs that support the immune syst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Still pretty good: The chance of cryotherapy decreasing your chance of getting pregnant is very low. It's still very likely your chance of pregnancy is good. If you're concerned, talk with an infertility specialist about intrauterine insemination: that bypasses the cervix, and any possible negative impact of the cryotherapy. ...Read more
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Increased, how much?: Almost every study i've read says, "increased" risk - few put a number out. Here's one that does - i can't vouch for their accuracy, but they say heretability is 60-85%. Risk is only 1-1.5% in the general population, identical twins~65%, fraternal twins ~20%. But, keep your eye on the target - it's a growing field of inquiry and the condition itself is still being defined as we type. Imhro.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small chance, but...: Nobody knows the true percentage because it would be a strange research study to do (researchers would have to find a huge number of couples, do all sorts of odd measurements, and collect data from all of their sexual encounters, etc...). ...Read more
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