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Is it possible to catch viral gastroenteritis whilst currently infected with cold virus? If so is that a dangerous combination?

Is it possible to catch viral gastroenteritis whilst currently infected with cold virus? If so is that a dangerous combination?

Multiple Virus: Yes, you certainly can be infected with multiple viral infections at once. Whether or not it is dangerous depends on the specific viral infections. Generally, a cold and gastrointestinal virus at the same time are not dangerous. They are however, very uncomfortable for the person who has them at the same time. The biggest threat is dehydration. Seek care if that is occurring. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Viral Myocarditis (Definition)

Inflammation/ damage to heart muscle which is caused ...Read more


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How easy is it to spread viral meningitis?

How easy is it to spread viral meningitis?

Meningitis: Causes of bacterial meningitis including strep, neisseria, h flu & viruses like enteroviruses, herpes, & hiv. Bacteria & viruses that cause meningitis colonize the nose & throat & are transmitted through respiratory droplets. Viral meningitis can also be transmitted by fecal-oral routes & insect bites. Usually contacts working within ~3 ft of those with meningitis r considered to be at high risk. ...Read more

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Which antibiotic is least likely to cause fatal heart arrhythmias or allergic reactions? How safe is ammoxillin?

Which antibiotic is least likely to cause fatal heart arrhythmias or allergic reactions? How safe is ammoxillin?

Amoxicillin: Is quite safe if no allergy to it, as for the arrhythmia, it isn't a concern with amoxicillin, rather with other groups of antibiotics, as macrolides, again very rare, not dose related, at times when those drugs are combined with other medications in patients with history of arrhythmias. Wish you wellness ...Read more

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What is viral gastritis? Is it contagious?

What is viral gastritis? Is it contagious?

Yes: A viral infection affecting the upper intestinal tract causing abdominal pain, nause and vomiting. As it is a viral infection, it can be transmitted. ...Read more

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Is it fatal for an infant to get bronchitis?

Is it fatal for an infant to get bronchitis?

No: Bronchitis itself is rarely fatal, but it can worsen into a more serious condition that can be fatal. The vast majority of respiratory infections are self-limited and clear without serious harm. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to have pneumococcal meningitis?

How dangerous is it to have pneumococcal meningitis?

CAN BE TREATED/: Pnumocococcal meningitis if treated appropriately and early without delay has good prognosis with full recovery.70to80% get full recovery without any complications. Rest have one or more of the following complications brain damage subdural effusion hearing loss seizures hydrocephalus. ...Read more

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Is cryptococcal meningitis a virus? Please advise! Also, how is it treated?

Is cryptococcal meningitis a virus? Please advise! Also, how is it treated?

No, it is a yeast: Cryptococcal meningitis is caused by a yeast named cryptococcus neoformans. It is treated with a combination of oral or intravenous meds along with some injected into the spinal fluid. ...Read more

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How do you get lymphocytic myocarditis is it an infection?

How do you get lymphocytic myocarditis is it an infection?

Complicates "cold": Many cases of lymphocytic myocarditis are probably caused by the coxsackie virus, which produces mild viral illnesses most of the time. Some people, for unknown reasons, have it travel to the heart, or it may excite an immune response. South of the border, lymphocytic myocarditis is often chagas' trypanosomiasis. ...Read more

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Need to know is tuberculosis contagious or is it the bacteria?

Need to know is tuberculosis contagious or is it the bacteria?

Yes.: Tuberculosis is caused by an infection with a bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacteria can infect the lungs and other body sites. Tuberculosis is definitely contagious and can be spread from person to person. Tuberculosis can be a serious health problem and can require many months of therapy with multiple antibiotics to cure. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Viral myocardities - is it possible for stem cells to cure this disease?

Viral myocardities - is it possible for stem cells to cure this disease?

Hard to say: Most likely not since this is a viral disorder, but maybe a cardiologist can chime one to see if there is any merit to this. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give influenza vaccine during pregnancy?

Is it safe to give influenza vaccine during pregnancy?

Yes: Yes it is safe for the mother and for the baby, in the absence of major egg allergy. In fact pregnant women should get the vaccine to protect both mother and child. ...Read more

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What is gastrointestinal influenza? Is it contagious?

What is gastrointestinal influenza? Is it contagious?

Gastroenteritis: I prefer to use gastroenteritis to describe what people refer to as the 'stomach flu', vomiting, diarrhea, sometimes accompanied by fever. It is usually casused by a viruses-this year we are seeing a lot of norovirus. Gastroenteritis can also be caused by bacteria-like e. Coli, salmonella, shigella, yersinia, campylobacter. It is not influenza (respiratory illnes, longer lasting, severe). ...Read more

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Is it possible for viral pleurisy to turn into bacterial pleurisy?

Is it possible for viral pleurisy to turn into bacterial pleurisy?

Unlikely: A viral infection of the pleura cannot change into a bacterial infection. It is posssible for a bacterial infection to spread from the lungs into the pleural space by direct extension or through the bloodstream ie. Hematogenous spread. Viral infections cannot morph into bacterial infections. ...Read more

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How long is it take to recover from viral myocarditis?

Variable: Severe myocarditis either improves quickly or results in death. Other forms linger for months and eventually resolve. Chronic forms stabilize but never resolve. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a teenager to have viral cardiomyopathy?

Is it possible for a teenager to have viral cardiomyopathy?

Yes: It is not always possible to determine the cause of new onset cardiomyopathy in a teenager, but many are due to viral infections. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take any antibiotic for a sinus infection?

Is it safe to take any antibiotic for a sinus infection?

No: Antibiotics that are prescribed for sinus infections are targeted to the most common bacteria that cause them. Not all antibiotics treat the same type of bacteria. ...Read more

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Dr. Vipin Khetarpal
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Myocarditis (Definition)

Inflammation of the middle layer ...Read more