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Is vibrio parahaemolyticus infection painful?

Is vibrio parahaemolyticus infection painful?

V.parahemolyticus: V.Parahemolyticus is often associated with a history of seafood ingestion or wounds in sea water. Unfortunately, conventional antibiotic therapy does not shorten the course of hemolytic or dysenteric illness (painful for some). As in all diarrheal diseases, the key is adequate rehydration. If diarrhea persists more than 5 days, patients may benefit from treatment with tetracycline or a quinolone. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vibrio parahaemolyticus infection?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vibrio parahaemolyticus infection?

A number of drugs: V parahaemolyticus, usually acquired from eating raw shellfish, can be treated with a drug like either Ciprofloxacin or doxycycline. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for vibrio parahaemolyticus infection?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for vibrio parahaemolyticus infection?

V. parahemolyticus: Vibrio parahemolyticus is often associated with a history of seafood ingestion or wounds in sea water. Unfortunately, conventional antibiotic therapy does not shorten the course of hemolytic or dysenteric illness. As in all diarrheal diseases, the key is provision of adequate rehydration. If diarrhea persists more than 5 days, patients may benefit from treatment with tetracycline or a quinolone. ...Read more

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At my last check up, I forgot to tell the doctor about vibrio parahaemolyticus infection. Is that ok?

At my last check up, I forgot to tell the doctor about vibrio parahaemolyticus infection.  Is that ok?

Let your doctor know: It is always good policy to, and most physicians welcome when you, express medical concerns. Never hesitate to communicate with your doctor--he needs to hear from you. The two most important pieces of information upon which a physician bases his diagnosis and treatment plan is 1) patient history and 2) physical exam. Thanks in advance for helping us help you, so call or e-mail him/her soon. ...Read more

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What exactly is vibrio parahaemolyticus?

What exactly is vibrio parahaemolyticus?

A bacterium: V. Parahaemolyticus is found in warm ocean water and is classically transmitted to humans by eating raw shellfish, especially oysters. The finding of this organism in sea water or shellfish does not at all imply sewage contamination. Because of global warming, oysters harvested as far north as alaska have acquired the organism where in the past it was mostly gulf of mexico shellfish. ...Read more

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How long after a gastric sleeve can I use a vibrio power machine?

How long after a gastric sleeve can I use  a vibrio power machine?

used it before ?: If you used it before you can resume your full activities by 6 wk in a uncomplicated case, speak to your doctor for guidance. May advise you to do exercises to tone up your muscles. ...Read more

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I love oysters. What is the risk that I will catch vibrio vulnificus?

I love oysters. What is the risk that I will catch vibrio vulnificus?

Raw oysters: You are at risk if you eat raw or inadequately cooked oysters. It can be a serious infection. The risk, with eating raw oysters, depends on the contamination of water in which oysters grew. ...Read more

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I just read about vibrio in Florida. I have mosquito scars and I'm now afraid to travel on Fl in 5 days. Should I cancel my trip?

I just read about vibrio in Florida. I have mosquito scars and I'm now afraid to travel on Fl in 5 days. Should I cancel my trip?

No: Vibrio cholera is the most virulent bacteria. It is transmitted by water contaminated by infected feces. Not by skin or Respiratory secretions. just be sure that food is hygienic ally prepared and you will be fine. ...Read more

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Where can I come into contact with vibrio vulnificus?

Where can I come into contact with vibrio vulnificus?

Water and oysters: Eating raw or inadequately cooked oysters and wound infection from contamination water. ...Read more

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How can vibrio cholerae survive the acidic pH of the stomach?

How can vibrio cholerae survive the acidic pH of the stomach?

Not well: The organism is killed by stomach acid so those with diminished levels of gastric acid are more susceptible. If you ingest enough, some danger through. ...Read more