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Is it safe to breastfeed with fever?

Is it safe to breastfeed with fever?

Probably: Generally yes. But the cause of the fever could be a factor in whether you should continue to breastfeed. Many women develop a fever as a result of lactation, for them it is not an issue. If the fever is due to mastitis, then breastfeeding should continue in addition to taking appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it okay to get the yellow fever vaccine if you are suck with a cold?

Is it okay to get the yellow fever vaccine if you are suck with a cold?

YF-vax: Per manufacture: "Vaccination should be postponed in case of an acute or febrile disease; a disease with low-grade fever is usually not a reason to postpone vaccination." ...Read more

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Is a fever contagious? Is it ok to attend to a person with a fever? Is it contagious that I should be worried? .

Is a fever contagious? Is it ok to attend to a person with a fever? Is it contagious that I should be worried?

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No: Fevers are not contagious, however the infection causing it may very well be. Until the source is known, you cannot be advised over the net as to whether you would be at risk. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a rabies vaccine if it is at room temp?

Is it safe to take a rabies vaccine if it is at room temp?

Yes: The only thing that would make the vaccine inactive would be if it is somehow heated to near body temp; room temp, unless as hgh as in the 80's F would likely be fine for this... ...Read more

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Is it ok that an infant stool is pale yellow after 3 days it turned gray. He is 4 months and a half old. Is it ok? Thank you

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Is it ok that an infant stool is pale yellow after 3 days it turned gray. He is 4 months and a half old. Is it ok? Thank you

Yes: Transient pale-colored stooling is observed in healthy infants and children not too infrequently. Pale stool close to chalk in jaundiced infant or red stool with diarrhea or tarry stool needs medical attention. ...Read more

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Is it good or bad if urine is clear and not yellow?

Is it good or bad if urine is clear and not yellow?

The color of urine: That almost sounds like the title of a movie.... In general clear urine means that the dilution is affected by the use of excess fluids, caffeine or other diuretic. This can be seen with alcohol and caffeinated beverages, and when drinking large amounts of other fluids. In an of itself, clear urine is not a disease or symptom of a disease. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink after my spleen is taken out?

Is it safe to drink after my spleen is taken out?

Yes: Once your doctor clears you after splenectomy and there's no complications, it's ok. Alcohol is not metabolized in the spleen. Right before and immediately after almost any surgery, it is unwise to drink alcohol because it increased the risk of prolonged bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it true that healthy urine supposed to be clear or yellow?

Is it true that healthy urine supposed to be clear or yellow?

Both: Well-hydrated urine is clear (as in not hazy or cloudy) but also is very light yellow to almost colorless. Some fluctuation is normal throughout the day. ...Read more

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My toddler is allergic to eggs. Is it safe for him to have the flu vaccine?

My toddler is allergic to eggs.  Is it safe for him to have the flu vaccine?

No flu shot if.....: Current 2014 CDC contraindications to the flu shot include: previous allergic reaction to flu vaccine, infants under 6 months of age. People with egg allergies MAY POSSIBLY be candidates for flu vaccination (talk to your doctor) . Precaution is advised for those with history of Guillain–Barré Syndrome within 6 weeks of a previous flu vaccine, and those with current moderate to severe illnesses. ...Read more

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Is it ok for my newborn to drink water?

Is it ok for my newborn to drink water?

Newborns: Newborns should drink breastmilk or formula. Water is not recommended. They have limited stores to maintain their electrolytes and blood sugar, and breastmilk or formula contains the water they need for hydration as they become nutritionally stabilized after birth. ...Read more

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Is it possible to make yellow eyes white again?

Is it possible to make yellow eyes white again?

Yes, for infants: In most cases, the jaundice in infants improves within 1 to 2 weeks. It is usually physiological (natural). Using "bili tool", as a guide, the infant's jaundice can be treated with special lights, if the jaundice level is high (bilirubin blood test). Every infant discharged home within 72 hours of age needs to be reevaluated for jaundice within 48 hours--> the current standard of care and safe. ...Read more

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Is it allergies or is it a cold? I can never tell, so is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) whenever my nose runs?

Is it allergies or is it a cold? I can never tell, so is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) whenever my nose runs?

Allergy vs. "colds": Allergic reactions are more likely to involve itching, especially in the eyes. Itchy watery eyes in combination with nasal congestion or "runny" nose is likely to be caused by an allergy. Tracking pollen counts may be useful for observing possible cause and effect relationships with allergy symtoms. If a fever or body aches is present with nasal symptoms think 'not allergy". ...Read more

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History of seizures: Epilepsy. I healed epilepsy & am healthy after 3 years. Need to get yellow fever vacc for travels to Ghana. Is YF vacc safe 4 me?

History of seizures: Epilepsy. I healed epilepsy & am healthy after 3 years. Need to get yellow fever vacc for travels to Ghana. Is YF vacc safe 4 me?

Likely yes: Hi, more than likely it should be ok. However, you should talk to your doctor about this. Overall this depends on what type of epilepsy you have. If it is epilepsy of unknown cause and is not tied to fevers you should be ok, but there are some epilepsy syndromes that get worse with infections and fever. These typical happen in kids and continue throughout life. ...Read more

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What are the causes of yellow fever?

What are the causes of yellow fever?

I agree also: From Flavivurus family includes Dengue, Hep C, many types encephalitis. From "Flavus" meaning "yellow". RNA viral relatives who live in ticks, mosquitoes & have killed millions through time.Someone describes YF as "tropical'. Yellow Fever roared through Philidelphia, New Orleans, & Mississippi. USA has had 25 major outbreaks. The vaccine helps but doesn't reach, still, the poorest who need it ...Read more

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What organ or system does yellow fever affect?

What organ or system does yellow fever affect?

Yellow Fever: has an incubation period of 3 to 6 days. Sx's of acute phase can include: fever, nausea, vomiting, headache,light sensitivity, muscle pain (back & knees), anorexia, dizziness & shivering. These sxs usually resolve after 3 to 4 days in 85% of patients. However 15% may have remission of sx's followed by return of high fever with abdominal pain, bloody emesis / stool, jaundice, slow heart rate, as > ...Read more

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What will happen if yellow fever goes untreated?

What will happen if yellow fever goes untreated?

There is no specific: treatment for Yellow Fever other than preexposure vaccination against the virus and avoiding mosquito bites in endemic areas (Africa). Treatment is really just for the complications associated with the illness such as analgesic and antipyretics. If liver failure and/or bleeding develops, that would require supportive management. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: yellow fever?

What is the definition or description of: yellow fever?

Yellow fever: Acute viral hemorrhagic disease. Passed on through contact between people via mosquitoes. There is no cure to yellow fever but it can be prevented by getting a vaccination. ...Read more

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How can you get tested for yellow fever? Where do you go?

How can you get tested for yellow fever? Where do you go?

Serum test / doctor: You can have serum tested for yf, but the history and physical ought to be the first test. Your doctor should do this. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from yellow fever if you get it today?

Is it possible to die from yellow fever if you get it today?

Yellow Fever: has an incubation period of 3 to 6 days - so you wouldn't have symptoms yet. 15% of those infected going into a second phase of illness which is very toxic. Half of those people will die from it. ...Read more

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What would be the most common long term and short term solutions to yellow fever?

What would be the most common long term and short term solutions to yellow fever?

Solution prevention: Short & long term interventions include vaccination, use of effective repellents & use of protective clothing & netting. ...Read more

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What's the causative agent for yellow fever?

What's the causative agent for yellow fever?

Yellow Fever: Yellow fever is caused by an arbovirus (flavivirus genus). Aedes and Haemogogus mosquitoes are the primary vectors. ...Read more

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Is there a vaccine for yellow fever?

Is there a vaccine for yellow fever?

Yellow fever vaccine: There is a yellow fever vaccine which is recommended for people aged > 9 months who are travelling to or are living in area at risk of acquiring yellow fever infection. ...Read more

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Can you get yellow fever while on a cruise?

Can you get yellow fever while on a cruise?

Where is the cruise?: Tropics? Inland water way? Yellow fever is found in some areas of South America & sub Saharan Africa. It is a virus transmitted by mosquito bites. ...Read more

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Is yellow fever genetically related disease?

Is yellow fever genetically related disease?

Yellow fever : Yellow fever is an infection caused by a virus . Virus is transmitted to people by the bite of infected mosquitoes. Illness can range from self limited fever to severe liver disease with bleeding. ...Read more

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Where I can get inoculated for yellow fever?

Where I can get inoculated for yellow fever?

Travel clinic: You can go to your local health department clinic for travel immunizations or search the internet for local travel medicine doctors/clinics in your area. They should be able to get that for you as well as the certificate you need for immigration/customs. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where I can get vaccinated for yellow fever?

Does anyone know where I can get vaccinated for yellow fever?

Travel med clinic: Either your local health department will provide this or know where it is available, or if there is a travel medicine physician in your area they will have this. Or you could join the military. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more