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Doctor insights on: Natural Cures For Meningococcemia

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Are children more susceptible to meningococcemia?

Are children more susceptible to meningococcemia?

Generally: But the meningococcus is a nasty bug and is no respecter of age. If you are exposed, no matter what your age, prophylactic antibiotics are indicated asap. ...Read more

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Is meningococcemia deadly?

Is meningococcemia deadly?

Yes.: Yes, it can be rapidly fatal if not treated quickly. ...Read more

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How exactly does meningitis progress to meningococcemia?

How exactly does meningitis progress to meningococcemia?

It's actually...: ...The other way around: meningococcus invades the bloodstream from the nose, causing meningoconnemia; blood carries the bacteria to the brain, causing meningitis. ...Read more

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How fast can meningococcemia cause sepsis in a healthy individual?

How fast can meningococcemia cause sepsis in a healthy individual?

Hours: It can lead to death, brain or other organ injury within hours if treatment is not promptly started. Get vaccinated! ...Read more

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Are there natural cures for gonnoreha?

Are there natural cures for gonnoreha?

No: Infections caused by the gram-negative diplococcus, neisseria gonorrheae, are usually treated with a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, such as ceftriaxone. Because chlamydia may coinfect, a second antibiotic may be added, such as Azithromycin or doxycycline. Reliance on natural remedies and failure to treat with antibiotics may result in ascending infection of other organs or bacteremia. ...Read more

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Why do doctors almost never suggest natural cures?

Why do doctors almost never suggest natural cures?

Several Reasons: Doctors (md/do) are trained in more of an evidence based medicine. Unfortunately, there are not a lot of good scientific research supporting natural cures. For those treatments that do have some research backing, some doctors may not be experienced in using them or have experienced better results with other treatments. There needs to be more scientific research, experiences, and training. ...Read more

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Are there any natural cures for bloodclot in inner thigh area?

Are there any natural cures for bloodclot in inner thigh area?

Blood clot: Hi, there is no natural cure for blood clot especially if the blood clot is in deep veins (deep vein thrombosis) except Anticoagulation with blood thinners like Warfarin or heparin . ...Read more

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Are there any natural cures for enlarged prostates?

Are there any natural cures for enlarged prostates?

Yes: Some people find benefit from herbal medications that typically contain saw palmetto. More often than not, it doesn't help as much as prescription drugs do though. ...Read more

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I get too many nightmares. Are there any natural cures for it?

I get too many nightmares. Are there any natural cures for it?

Talk therapy: Keep a journal of when you have nightmares, what they're about and what's going on in your life that might be connected with the bad dreams. Make note as best you can of your daily mood: anxious, sad,etc.Talk with a therapist for support and guidance. If you've not had a complete physical exam in a year, see your primary care doctor for one and tell him/her about the nightmares. Best wishes. ...Read more

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