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My son was diagnosed with hand foot and mouth disease on Monday, his sores are dry. Is he still contagious?

My son was diagnosed with hand foot and mouth disease on Monday, his sores are dry. Is he still contagious?

No: He is no longer contagious. The incubation period is 5-7 days which is usually of course in the beginning of his illness, when he is still contagious, so now he is not. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was treated for many disease as in the common stis cause my boyfriend found out he had gonorrhea monday! And I went got treated but I'm having pain?

I was treated for many disease as in the common stis cause my boyfriend found out he had gonorrhea monday! And I went got treated but I'm having pain?

Urinary Tract: Pain is not usually seen with stis. That is why on your previous question there is much more to the story. In most of our clinics (those of us who are experts in stds) you would be treated for both gonorrhea and chlamydia. Your physicians treated one but not the other. ...Read more

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Should I go and take a test for Lyme disease? I got two tick bites on monday and pulled them out. I felt really sick last night and a little sick now

Be safe: It is always a good idea to get yourself checked out after a tick bite. There is a simple blood test that can be done in a lab which will specifically test for exposure to lyme disease. The results will take a few days to be resulted. In the meantime, if rest at home is not helping you at this time you may want to seek medical advice in person.

Good luck. ...Read more

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My 17 year old daughter has been diagnosed with anxiety disorder and is really struggling tonight. She has an appointment with a gp monday to get a prescription what do we do in the mean time?

My 17 year old daughter has been diagnosed with anxiety disorder and is really struggling tonight. She has an appointment with a gp monday to get a prescription what do we do in the mean time?

Continue: Continue to provide support and reassurance to her, search online for proper ways to relax (relaxation techniques), avoid nicotine or cut down gradually on it if being used for a while now, avoid caffeinated products, eat healthy and get enough sleep. I would also suggest you list down questions you will have for the doctor. ...Read more

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What is my eating disorder classified as? I read in many place that anorexics tend to say that there eating disorder is not as bad as they think that they are in denial I restrict my calorie in take to 300 (on monday wendsday and friday) and 1000 (on thu

What is my eating disorder classified as? I read in many place that anorexics tend to say that there eating disorder is not as bad as they think that they are in denial I restrict my calorie in take to 300 (on monday wendsday and friday) and 1000 (on thu

Dr: Dr kardener provided an excellent response. I find your caloric intake very worrisome. Paradoxically, by eating so little, you may put your body into a starvation mode. This could drop your metabolic rate and could make it easier to gain weight. I hope that you get help for this. Eating disorders can be deadly. There is help available. ...Read more

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Hw to cure meinere s disease?

Hw to cure meinere s disease?

Take meclizine: Meclizine is a prescription drug you can get from your doctor. It will reduce the vertigo. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of having the label asperger’s disorder?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of having the label asperger’s disorder?

Understandingt: Read look me in the eye by john elder robison to see how many of the behaviors and learning styles of persons with asperger's can be misinterpreted, often negatively. Labels also help you get accomodations at school and work under federal laws. You may also qualify for federal funding for therapy and medications, if you need them for adhd or anxiety. ...Read more

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How do salmonella species cause disease (s)?

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How do salmonella species cause disease (s)?

Ingested: Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a person living in the u.S. Getting chagas disease?

What are the chances of a person living in the u.S. Getting chagas disease?

Small: Higher if you live in a rual area close to medican border, where the hygiene and sewage system are lacking. ...Read more

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What are “stim behaviors” and why does the person with asperger’s disorder do them?

What are “stim behaviors” and why does the person with asperger’s disorder do them?

Comfort: Self-stimulating behaviors are a variety of things that people engage in when they are uncomfortable or anxious in their environment. They can be automatic and like a habit, and can done in an unconscious manner. When people with autistic symptoms do them, it is a way of them coping with their environment by coping with stressful situations and getting a reduction in anxiety. ...Read more

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I think I may have flea bites, but not sure what nasty diseases are transmitted by dog or cat fleas in the u.S.?

I think I may have flea bites, but not sure what nasty diseases are transmitted by dog or cat fleas in the u.S.?

None (OK maybe one): No nasty diseases. Common bacteria can enter through breaks in the skin and cause infection (impetigo and cellulitis). Avoid scratching as that can introduce the bacteria. Oral antihistamines (Benadryl) and topical corticosteroids (cortisone) are helpful. If you live in rural New Mexico, Arizona, CA or Colorado there are rare cases of plague from infected rodent flea bites (squirrels, prairie dogs). ...Read more

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My lady friend has hirschsprung’s disease. She was too embarassed to tell me any more. Can you explain it to me please?

My lady friend has hirschsprung’s disease. She was too embarassed to tell me any more. Can you explain it to me please?

Variable defect: Emptying the large intestines relies on nerves that pass a wave of sequential tightening thru circular muscles in the tubular wall and push stool forward. Hd is the name applied when these nerve cells are absent, any point from the outlet backward. Rx after recognition relies on removal of the defective section & pulling the normal down to the outlet. The type of surgery & eventual function varies. ...Read more

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Which disorders cause a 7 years old boy (having good grades) to sit alone in school despite he's social in family? P.S:he visits an orthophonist weekly

Which disorders cause a 7 years old boy (having good grades) to sit alone in school despite he's social in family? P.S:he visits an orthophonist weekly

Shyness: Some children are shyer than others, but some kids can get stressed at school. Talk to him about how he is doing. Is he anxious or stressed? Does he enjoy school? How are his grades? If you are concerned that he is depressed or having school problems, talk with his doctor or a therapist. ...Read more

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Do girls experience asperger’s disorder differently?

Do girls experience asperger’s disorder differently?

Aspergers: Yes! They are a bit of a different breed. Here is my show on aspergers. Http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=xg1ngp1ngds

but be sure to buy this book on aspergirls. It is the best.
http://www. Amazon. Com/aspergirls-empowering-females-asperger-syndrome/dp/1849058261. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of huntington's disease in our u.S. Population?

What is the frequency of huntington's disease in our u.S. Population?

4.1-8.4 per 100, 000: See following reference under epidemiology http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1150165-overview#a0199. ...Read more

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Am I getting alzheimer´s disease?

Am I getting alzheimer´s disease?

Need a lot more info: To even start to give you an answer, I would need to know a lot more about you: your age, medical conditions, why you think you might be getting alzheimer's. And that's just to start. To actually make the diagnosis requires a thorough work-up including, at least, a good history, a brain scan, comprehensive psychometric testing, lab work, and a physical exam. And there's even more possibly. ...Read more

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Is parkinson’s disease hereditary?

Yes: Although the causes are multifactorial and sometimes poorly understood, there is a hereditary component. Keep in mind, that even though a parent may have it, it does not mean that it will be necessarily passed on. The tendency, however, may be there. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of infectious disease in the U.S.?

What is the incidence of infectious disease in the U.S.?

Which infectious: Disease.? Check CDC site for information one various infectious diseases ...Read more

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Could mastectomy is the only option of treatment for paget"s disease?

Could mastectomy is the only option of treatment for paget"s disease?

For best results: Unfortunately it is diffuse diseases, it involves nipple and areola complex, when this area is removed will be cosmetically unacceptable, and is a aggressive disease are the reasons for mastectomy, although wide resection with good margins possible along with chemo-radiation is possible. It is also easier to reconstruct breast after mastectomy, if needed take a second opinion., discuss. ...Read more

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What is 5th disease?

What is 5th disease?

Viral illness: Fifth disease is a common usually mild viral illness that generally causes a distinctive "slapped face" rash on children. Complications are rare and it usually no treatment is needed. See www. Healthychildren. Org for more information. ...Read more

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Lymn disease symptoms?

Lymn disease symptoms?

Early vs late: Early symptoms of lymes (right after bite) can include a specific rash at the site of the bite, fatigue, headache, muscle and joint pain, fever, and swollen glands. One can also have neurological changes, eye concerns, and even heart concerns. Later symptoms usually include joint pain, neurological changes, and chronic skin changes. ...Read more

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What causes 5th disease?

Parvovirus B19: Fifth disease, also known as erythema infectiosum, is a common infection caused by parvovirus b19. The virus causes fever, muscle aches and headache for about 7-10 days, then produces the characteristic "slapped cheek" appearing rash on the face. This rash can be itchy and spread to the trunk, arms and legs. ...Read more

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What are orphan diseases?

No $$ in treating: These are diseases for which big pharma has or could make treatments but doesn't, because they're sufficiently rare that the companies would lose money. One of the things that I think politicians got right is requiring / giving incentives to companies to try to help these folks anyway. ...Read more

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What are recessive disorders?

What are recessive disorders?

Genetic term: Genetic disorders fall roughly into dominant and recessive based on inheritance. If only one parent has a gene (brown eyes) but all children have that trait, then it's dominant; recessive traits require that both parents have the gene (blue eyes). If each parent has only one gene with that trait, then 1/4 of the children will express the trait. ...Read more

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What causes thinking disorder

What causes thinking disorder

More details: Could you explain more, the psychiatric diagnosis do not define a ' thinking disorder, however there are several disorders where there is a disturbance of thought process. More information is needed about symptoms. Also remember that it is important to understand the dysfunction in order to call it a disorder. ...Read more

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Is morgellens a real disease?

Is morgellens a real disease?

Les acaraphobes: "morgellon's disease" is delusional parasitosis, with the addition of delusion beliefs of inanimate objects in the lesion (e.g. Colored strings or fibers). Today the term "morgellons disease" is used by a community of internet folks who believe delusional parasitosis is a poorly understood "skin condition" & they dispute presence of an underlying psychological factor. ...Read more

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Is being nocturnal a disorder?

Is being nocturnal a disorder?

Morningness/nightnes: There are predispositions people have been more lark vs. Owl. When it turns out that person is going to bed in the morning (sleep phase is delayed to this point) and then person sleeps during the day, this can be disorder. It may work to person's advantage with a particular job. If the person does not want this to be the case then it would be a disorder and treated. ...Read more

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What causes Gaucher's disease?

What causes Gaucher's disease?

Inherited: Gaucher's disease GD is an inherited / genetic metabolic disorder that causes an enzyme deficiency. This deficiency disables the process that allows for the breakdown of a class of compounds called glycolipids causing them to accumulate in abnormal concentration in various organs resulting in damage to these organs. ...Read more

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How to cure cirusis disease...?

How to cure cirusis disease...?

Cirrhosis?: I think you mean cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is scarring and fibrosis of the liver. This is seen as the end product of a variety of illnesses. If the underlying disease is treated properlyl some cirrhosis may regress.

If not, cirrhosis is treated by avoiding things that irritate the liver such as alcohol and acetaminophen, being immunized against liver diseases and screening / treating complications. ...Read more

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What exactly is dent's disease?

What exactly is dent's disease?

Genetic disorder: Dent's disease is an x-linked recessive disorder of the proximal renal tubules characterized by hypercalciuria, nephrocalcinosis, kidney stones, renal failure, and rickets. The specific mutation involves inactivation of a voltage-gated chloride transporter. ...Read more

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How serious is wilson's disease?

How serious is wilson's disease?

Lethal: Neglect it, and it will kill you. It's a gruesome death, with brain damage (especially inability to move) compounded with liver failure. ...Read more

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What is XYY syndrome or disease?

What is XYY syndrome or disease?

Extra Y chromosome: About one man in 1000 has an extra Y chromosome and it's likely to be discovered only if there's some investigation because of some problem such as autism. This has given rise to the myth that autism, criminal behavior and so forth are more common in such men. They average taller and tend to get worse acne. The "criminal" claims haven't held up to real science. ...Read more