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Are there seasonality for sars, swine flu, bird flu?

Are there seasonality for sars, swine flu, bird flu?

No, yes, yes: Influenza tends to start in the late fall, peak through the winter and taper off in the spring. Sars occurred over 1.5 years and had sporadic outbreaks based on contacts and animal carriers, and hasn't been seen since 2004. ...Read more

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Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor died last week. How do U.S. doctors prevent getting grievously ill from highly contagious patients?

Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor died last week. How do U.S. doctors prevent getting grievously ill from highly contagious patients?

They don't!: The brave men and women who are willing to fight the Ebola virus are amazingly courageous in their work. They are equally susceptible to contract the disease, but work hard to keep the risk low by wearing mask, gloves and down. However they are still at a very high risk. ...Read more

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Mosquito virus called Dengue or Chinkinugya. Symptoms?

Mosquito virus called Dengue or Chinkinugya. Symptoms?

Dengue: The principal symptoms of dengue fever are high fever, severe headache, severe pain behind the eyes, joint pain, muscle and bone pain, rash, and mild bleeding (e.g., nose or gums bleed, easy bruising). Generally, younger children and those with their first dengue infection have a milder illness than older children and adults. The symptoms of chikungunya are similar to those of dengue, another disease spread by mosquitoes. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Mere pimples bhut hote hai oily skin ki wajh se mai kya karu?

Mere pimples bhut hote hai oily skin ki wajh se mai kya karu?

See below: 1. Reduce consumption of oily and fatty foods - for general health. 2. Wash your face with mild general soap 2-3x/day. 3. Manage stress as you are able. 4. If persists, see your doctor - there are medicines that can be used to help treat acne. ...Read more

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Is the avian bird flu a foodborne illness via chickens?

Is the avian bird flu a foodborne illness via chickens?

Not really: Bird flu is transmitted after contact with infected surfaces - so, if one has contact with infected surfaces then bird flu can be contracted. Having said that - bird flu is exceedingly rare (and hasn't been documented in the western hemisphere at all) and thus you are much more likely to get salmonella or campylobacter (usually causing food poisoning/diarrhea) from uncooked chicken more than flu. ...Read more

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Flu prevention- worried about new swine fly?

Flu prevention- worried about new swine fly?

Same prevention as: For regular flu. Wash hands often, do not touch face, nose eyes, if in contact with objects touched by someone with symptoms, get vaccination. Swine flu is not endemic at this time so do not worry about it. ...Read more

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Where I reside overseas the only 2 Ubiquinol products are Eckhart Corp's Vitamode CoQ10, & Tishcon Corp's Stay-well Active Q. I am 67- which is best?

Where I reside overseas the only 2 Ubiquinol products are Eckhart Corp's Vitamode CoQ10, & Tishcon Corp's Stay-well Active Q. I am 67- which is best?

CoQ10 choices: As supplements and vitamins are not uniformly regulated it's difficult to say if one is better than another, as the quality may vary even within the same brand from one "batch" to the next. Pick a brand that you trust or someone can recommend, but still no guarantees. ...Read more

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India for a business trip, how to avoid food poisoning? my colleagues got sick from chain hotels and famous restaurants. what to eat?cooked veggie?

India for a business trip, how to avoid food poisoning? my colleagues got sick from chain hotels and famous restaurants. what to eat?cooked veggie?

Food poisoning: OK..first..make sure your hepatitis A vaccine has taken and you have antibodies. Second, wash your hands religiously. If possible drink bottled water. With drinks....no ice..because they are usually from tap water. Lastly...stay away from public waterways, rivers and lakes. Just have a good time and be cautious, you'll be fine! ...Read more

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2y r old food poisoning from undercooked hamburger,started Tuesday.No fever,no belly ache,diarrhea is dark green with mucus.What r chances of fatality?

If treated-UNLIKELY: Make sure the child is seen, evaluated, and treated. Dehydration can occur easily in a 2 yo, so make sure they are well hydrated. Antibiotics may be needed, etc. Statistically speaking, it would be very unlikely for the 2 yo to be in any danger of a fatality occurring. best wishes.. ...Read more

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What is the foodborne illness red tide? Bama jam?

What is the foodborne illness red tide? Bama jam?

Algae Blood: Red tide refers to an algal bloom that accumulates rapidly some associated with the production of natural toxins, depletion of dissolved oxygen or other harmful effects, generally described as harmful algal blooms. Humans can become seriously ill from eating oysters and other shellfish contaminated with red tide toxin. Not all are red and not all vary with the tides. ...Read more

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Id dr., HIV undetc. Glucose fasting again at 126. Are there any new HIV drugs rto help gluc. Eat well, ride m bike, don't drink or eat sweets.Feno 200m?

Id dr., HIV undetc. Glucose fasting again at 126. Are there any new HIV drugs rto help gluc. Eat well, ride m bike, don't drink or eat sweets.Feno 200m?

Skinny diabetes: I do not see a hemoglobin a1c here. Nor do I see a normal HIV medication cocktail listed on your meds. I am thus at a loss as to what you need. Diabetes, especially with good body size can be much harder to treat than regular hiv. ...Read more

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I eat a relatively healthy vegetarian diet with loads of protein from http://www.Frysvegetarian.Co.Za/ yet i can't lose weight. Is it one of my meds?

I eat a relatively healthy vegetarian diet with loads of protein from http://www.Frysvegetarian.Co.Za/  yet i can't lose weight. Is it one of my meds?

Probably Not: From the list above. Remember that taking in more calories than required for daily maintenance may get stored as excess weight. First, be certain about your intake. Keeping a daily log on myfitnesspal.Com may clarify things. Calculating one's daily needs requires a formula: an app like "calorie calculator" can help. Good luck! ...Read more

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