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Is there a cure for tick borne encephalitis?

Is there a cure for tick borne encephalitis?

Yes- yourself: There is no specific drug to treat tbe. It depends on the effectiveness your immune system ito clear the virus infection. Hospitalization and supportive care may be needed, based on the severity of the infection. Anti-inflammatory drugs, intubation and ventilatory support maybe used in specific situations. ...Read more

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Tick Borne Encephalitis (Definition)

The human body is pretty well protected. We can block disease agents by protective defenses in the nose, mouth, lungs, skin, gut. However, certain agents can get injected into us by insects. Mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks are the more common carriers of disease agents that get injected. Once the agent gets into our blood stream it can go directly to ...Read more


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What is the treatment for tick borne encephalitis?

What is the treatment for tick borne encephalitis?

Tick Born Enceph.: Tick borne encepalitis (tbe) is treated supportively. There is no definitiive treatment. Care may include hospitalization, supportive nutritional care, mechanical ventilation, and corticosteroids in select cases. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for mucocutaneous leishmaniasis?

Is there a cure for mucocutaneous leishmaniasis?

Leishmaniasis: Antimony, Amphotericin B and cycloguanil are all used for treatment. And can be very toxic. However, since this form of the disease can take months to years incubate a patient often presents with severe disfiguration before treatment is attempted. And while one may be able to eliminate the organism with treatment, the damage it has caused is often not easily "fixed". ...Read more

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Is there a cure for meningitis?

Is there a cure for meningitis?

There is treatment: Inflammation of the lining of the brain is considered as meningitis. This inflammation can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, chemicals, etc. Once the condition is diagnosed and the agent identified, an appropriate treatment can get rid of the condition. Followup studies can then show that the condition was "cured". Some can recur or become chronic. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for a salmonella infection?

Is there a cure for a salmonella infection?

Yes ... but: For most patients the recommendations are against the use of antibiotics, as they are more likely to prolong infection and symptoms than result in a cure (except for salmonella typhi, which should always be treated). Hiv+, infants, and severely ill persons can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Lyme is there any profylactic treatment for tic borne Lyme disease?

Lyme is there any profylactic treatment for tic borne Lyme disease?

No: Lyme is a disease that is spread by the bites of tics to humans. The only way to prevent lyme disease is to use proper insect repellant ( with deet ) to avoid getting bitten by the tics. If you are in wooded areas or areas where lyme is prevalent, make sure when you get home you check yourself and all others in your family for tics embedded in your skin. Remove them as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is malaria deadly or is there a cure for it?

Is malaria deadly or is there a cure for it?

Malaria can cause: death. Plasmodium falciparum is the most lethal form of malaria. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an African child dies from malaria every minute. Risks of death are higher in people w/ AIDS, young children, pregnant women & their fetuses & in people from non-endemic areas. See: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs094/en/ ** Prompt use of antimalarial med is needed. ...Read more

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Is there a Lyme disease vaccine?

No: They took the vaccine off the market because of the side effects. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hepatitis b?

Is there a cure for hepatitis b?

HBV treatment: Hepatitis b when chronic is very hard to cure but certainly with current medications can be controlled just like diabetes. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for a listeria infection?

Is there a cure for a listeria infection?

Yes: While most listeria infections clear spontaneously, patients who are considered high risk due to pregnancy, old age or other factors, can be treated with antibiotics. Typically Ampicillin is the treatment of choice for listeria. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for tapeworms?

Yes: There is a prescription drug which is very effective. It requires a doctor to prescribe. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for herpes virus infection in eye..If yes how?

Is there a cure for herpes virus infection in eye..If yes how?

See eye MD: There are medicines that can quiet down the infection and inflammation and preserve the vision but the virus will probably always be there and can flare back up with excessive ultraviolet exposure, fever, etc. See an eye md. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for Lyme disease?

Is there a treatment for Lyme disease?

Yes: Lyme disease is treated with antibiotics. The choice of antibiotics depends on the stage of disease. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for a hepatitis b infection?

Is there a cure for a hepatitis b infection?

Tincture of time: Most cases of acute HBV infection outside the perinatal period will resolve on their own (tincture of time). Chronic HBV infection can require medication. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for adenovirus infection?

Is there a cure for adenovirus infection?

No: A viral infection has only supportive measures. Unless there is a 2ndary bacterial complication , where antibiotics will be necessary. ...Read more

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There is Lyme disease for dogs. Is there one for humans?

No: I assume you meant to ask about a lyme vaccine. There is none available for humans. The only one was removed from the market years ago. ...Read more

Dr. Amandeep Kaur
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Encephalitis (Definition)

The encephalon is considered to be the gray matter of the brain. This is where all the neuron cells are located. If an infection sets in to this region it is called an encephalitis. The -itis ending just means inflammation. It is usually virus infections that like to go specifically to the ...Read more


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Brain Infection (Definition)

Any infection of the brain. Usually called encephalitis, though ...Read more