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Healthy Carrier: Mary mallon was the first healthy carrier of typhoid identified in the us. She was an irish immigrant, who worked as a cook. Hygiene was not high on the list in the early 1900's, so it was likely that mary did not wash her hands between the bathroom and kitchen. She was traced to ~30+ illnesses with 3 deaths. The story of her discovery and capture is very interesting. Google it 4 more info. ...Read more
Healthy Carrier: Mary mallon was the first healthy carrier of typhoid identified in the us. She was an irish immigrant, who worked as a cook. Hygiene was not high on the list in the early 1900's, so it was likely that mary did not wash her hands between the bathroom and kitchen. She was traced to ~30+ illnesses with 3 deaths. The story of her discovery and capture is very interesting. Google it 4 mor info. ...Read more
Common hitch hiker: Group b strep is a common germ in nature & found at any one moment in the genital tract of ~1/3 of women.In most cases it is innocuous, causing no harm, although it sometimes can cause a uti. It can be there one week & gone the next however, if passed to a newborn during labor or delivery, a fraction will get very sick.I would consider any mom @ risk & rely on the ob's to monitor the situation. ...Read more
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Diagnosed w/ Hep b in June, test results in Dec.(hepB-S-AG -Neg, hepB S AB Qual-Pos,hepBeAG-Neg,HepBe Anti-Pos,HepBCore Anti-Pos. Viral <20. Recovery?
Yes: Congratulations! As long as you have pos anti-HBS antibodies and neg HBS Ag you are immune (recovery with immunity) ...Read more
M:33yr, high fever, high BP patient.S.Typhi "to" 1:80, s.Typhi "th" 1:40, s.Paratyphi "ah" 1:20, s.Paratyphi "bh"1:20, method:slide agglutination-typhiod?
Typhoid: A single widal test in an unvaccinated patient showing h and/or o titres greater than or equal to 1:160 and typhoid-like symptoms is strongly suggestive of typhoid fever. It also appears that h titre is more useful than o titre. More false positives are found than false negatives. Under these circumstances, the clinical picture is the decisive factor in making a diagnosis of typhoid. ...Read more
Primera vez sexo con penetración, tuvimos que detenernos por sangrado abundante mío. Van tres días, sangro en las mañanas, es incómodo sentarse, al revisarme se ven ligeros rastros de sangre pero el himen no se ve roto. ¿Qué sucede?
You should be seen: Something was torn if there was any pain, even if you believe your hymen is intact. You could try sitting in warm baths several times a day to see if it gets more comfortable, but if you are unable to sit you should be checked. Hope you are not on your honeymoon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hace 2 dias me empezo a olvidar algunas palabras. Me cuesta encontrar alguna palabra sencilla, y me cuesta recordar las canciones que canto siempre?
Neurologo: Has tenido algún golpe/trauma a la cabeza? Estas tomando algún medicamento nuevo? Te recomiendo que vayas a ver un neurólogo para que te hagan un examen neurológico completo y posiblemente tomografía del cerebro. ...Read more
HBVtst=28wk-HBsAg, HBsAb, HBctotlAb=neg
HCVtst=10wk Rna,28wk ab=neg
Can bloodtest reveal I took BCG, Polio, Measles, Rubella, Meningitis(Quadrivalent) and HepatitisB vaccines? I can't seem to find my immunization card.
Meningococcal (Menactra). Adventis U2636AA. 4) Human Papillomavirus (Merck) 0652X.. I got these vaccinations in 2009,what are my chances getting hpv?
HPV vaccine: The hpv shot are a series of 3, did you get the entire cycle? The menactra is protection again meningococcal meningitis so would not effect you chances of hpv at all. The vaccine is effective against HPV types 16 and 18 which cause approximately 70% of cervical cancers, and against HPV types 6 and 11 which cause approximately 90% of genital warts. ...Read more
If u developed guillain-barre syndrome (gbs) after tdap vaccine, which autoantibodies r commonly found in vaccine-induced gbs? Only ganglioside ab's?
Controversial: There is only anecdotal evidence that vaccines of any type are related to guillain-barre, and formal large studies have shown that no such relationship can be proven. Of course, many web sites, and blog sites continue to espouse multiple causes and effects which have been proven bogus in the past. Real causes include influenza a, campylobacter jejuni, and ebstein-barr virus infections. ...Read more
cdc HIVtestingAlgorithmRecommendationFinal doc, pge11, say HIV antibodies r antigen r viral load detect by day 50. then y some docs say no? CDC wrong?
My baby is having pcv vaccine on aug 26&sept 1 for rota virus and sept2 for dtap/pentahib is that sched ok? Since pcv&dtap is fr govt & rota fr pedia
Vaccinations: How old is your baby? This schedule is not acceptable, all these shots should be give on the same day total of 2 injections at different sites & the oral rota, if you have to devided them they should not be less than 4 wks apart. Ask your pediatrician why he is doing that & ask for proper scehdule. Good luck ...Read more
Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13 vaccine has diphtheria proteins in it. Does Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13 vaccine protect against pneumococcus and diphtheria? Thank-you!
No: The diphtheria proteins used for PCV-13 (Prevnar) are not antigenic for diphtheria. That means they are not recognized by the body to produce an immune response. They just help carry the pneumococcal proteins into the appropriate cells to create the immune response for the pneumococcal bacteria. ...Read more