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How long does baby stool frequency associated with hirschsprung disease last?

How long does baby stool frequency associated with hirschsprung disease last?

Depends: It would depend on timing of definitive corrective surgery, antibiotic usage and resumption of normal diet. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Influenza (Definition)

Influenza is a viral respiratory infection that causes cough, fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches and headache. While most healthy people suffer few complications from the flu, it can be deadly for pregnant women, babies and children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems. That's why it's so important to get the flu shot to protect yourself ...Read more


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Diagnosed with influenza, prescribed Tamiflu, on day 3. Noticing clay colored stool, also rotating tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil 4 fever, should I be worried?

Diagnosed with influenza, prescribed Tamiflu, on day 3. Noticing clay colored stool, also rotating tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil 4 fever, should I be worried?

Mgt/workup: There could be a problem with your liver or GI tract. I would recommend stopping the tylenol (acetaminophen) and contacting your PCP. They will order liver function tests to determine if there is inflammation of your liver. A virtual appt is available to review for follow up. ...Read more

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Can I receive the influenza shot if my ESR=45m.m.?

Can I receive the influenza shot if my ESR=45m.m.?

Yes: Depends really not on the elevated sed rate but on your overall immune status. ...Read more

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What to do if I have asthma and have caught the flu (influenza)?

What to do if I have asthma and have caught the flu (influenza)?

See doc: If you are having an asthma attack after contracting the flu, you may need a short course of cortisone. Each exacerabation is associated with loss in lung function if not controlled in time. Do see your doc ...Read more

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How can I protect myself from influenza without getting a vaccine?

How can I protect myself from influenza without getting a vaccine?

SEVERAL THINGS: Stay away from crowded and enclosed areas and spaces like travelling in bus,by air,and movie theaters Wash your hands frequently after coming home and avoid touching your nose,mouth and eyes. Do not shake hands with people but if you do wash your hands with soap and water asap afterwards Do not share drinks etc from same glass If some one you know has Flu stay away and don't get too close. ...Read more

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How can I protect yourself from influenza without getting a vaccine?

How can I protect yourself from influenza without getting a vaccine?

Avoid Crowds: In the winter season, Flu is everywhere, especially among crowds. Wash your hands regularly. ( Of course we also recommend the vaccine!) ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can protect myself from influenza without getting a vaccine?

Can you tell me how i can protect myself from influenza without getting a vaccine?

Vaccine = best bet: Influenza vaccine offers the best bet. If you have an absolute contraindication to influenza vaccine, I recommend frequent hand-washing and avoiding heavily crowded areas during the flu season. ...Read more

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Why would i feel so fatigued 20 days after getting influenza. Still have cough and so very tired.

Why would i feel so fatigued 20 days after getting influenza. Still have cough and so very tired.

Viral Infection: Two areas should be considered. The first, viral infections set you up for bacterial infections to develop later, such as, sinusitis, pneumonia, and bronchitis. Second, viral infections can cause dysfunctions in other organs, such as, your thyroid , heart, liver, and you should return to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more