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Test positive rocky mountain spotted fever, parvovirus, toxoplasmosis. Achy, tired all the time take pain meds, allergic to antibiotic. More ideas?

Test positive rocky mountain spotted fever, parvovirus, toxoplasmosis. Achy, tired all the time take pain meds, allergic to antibiotic. More ideas?

See below: Are all these tests showing positives for acute disease or old disease? If new, you need treatment for rmsf and likely toxo. Parvovirus will usually resolve without sequela with supportive care. As for allergies to antibiotics, this can be tested for and determine if true or not. Either way, rmsf can be deadly - seek care if it is acute. ...Read more

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Parvovirus (Definition)

Parvovirus b 19 causes an illness associated with rash, sometimes with red cheeks we call" slapped cheek; fever, and joint symptoms. It does not require any antibiotics since it is a virus. It can be spread to ...Read more


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At age 30 dxd w/narcolepsy. At 31 got Lyme and parvovirus at same time. In 4 yrs since diagnosis w/raynauds, crohns, psa, as and lupus. Could Lyme cause all?

At age 30 dxd w/narcolepsy. At 31 got Lyme and parvovirus at same time. In 4 yrs since diagnosis w/raynauds, crohns, psa, as and lupus. Could Lyme cause all?

Does not make sense: No one could have that many diagnoses. Something is grossly wrong. Start from the beginning and get another opinion. See a rheumatologist (or another rheumatologist). ...Read more

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What exactly is parvo?

What exactly is parvo?

Parvovirus: Here is a good summary:
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/canine_parvovirus
it is a virus that affects dogs. ...Read more

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How will a positive parvo test look?

How will a positive parvo test look?

Complicated: Positive IgG antibody infers an infection that has resolved in the past or began more than 7 days prior. So it does not prove a current issue. IgM antibodies infer new infection, but because of immune complex formation in setting of acute disease, these can be false negatives. In that case, pcr can be performed and has higher chance of positivity in context of immune complex phenomenon. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to clean parvo?

What are some home remedies to clean parvo?

Time: No specific treatment for Parvo virus. You treat the complications by supportive care if they develop ...Read more

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How dangerous is parvo and how is it treated?

How dangerous is parvo and how is it treated?

Parvoviruses: "Parvo" means small in Latin - so these are a group of very small viruses. There are human viruses such as Parvovirus B19, which causes Fifth disease in humans or possibly other rare illnesses. Then, there are animal parvoviruses such as the canine parvovirus- which can be very bad for puppies. Most of us have been exposed to parvovirus, the question is -is it a problem? An ID doc should help. ...Read more

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What to do if only one parvo shot, is it enough?

One parvo shot: Let's chat so I can answer this specifically for YOU! ...Read more

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Could any expert explain to me about parvo? Thanks!

Parvo: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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What is the human parvo virus?

What is the human parvo virus?

Parvovirus: It is a virus that causes a fever and rash in.Children. Infection causes a transient slow down in red cell formation which is important in people with hemolytic anemias like sickle cell and during pregnancy when the fetus may die. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of parvo virus?

What are the symptoms of parvo virus?

Fifth disease: In children, parvovirus b19 causes a slapped cheek looking facial rash and some lacy rash on the arms, a benign disease. However, it causes a transient block in red blood cell production that in normals is of no consequence but in those with hemolytic anemia such as sickle cell disease, profound anemia can occur. In pregnancy, the effect on the developing fetus can be fatal. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and a friend has parvo?

I am pregnant and a friend has parvo?

Avoid them: Parvovirus b-19 is associated with intrauterine infection and/or miscarriage. I would advise against any contact. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of the parvo virus?

What are the symptoms of the parvo virus?

Fifth disease: In children, parvovirus b19 causes a slapped cheek looking facial rash and some lacy rash on the arms, a benign disease. However, it causes a transient block in red blood cell production that in normals is of no consequence but in those with hemolytic anemia such as sickle cell disease, profound anemia can occur. In pregnancy, the effect on the developing fetus can be fatal. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for parvo virus?

Parvovirus: Here is a good summary:
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/canine_parvovirus
treatment is discussed in this also. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the dhp parvo vaccine for?

I want to know what's the dhp parvo vaccine for?

Dogs: It is a vaccine given to dogs, for distemper, hepatitis, para-influenza, and parvovirus infections, I think. But I am not a vet. ...Read more

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Can humans get parvo? Can any docs explain?

Can humans get parvo? Can any docs explain?

Yes: Fifth disease in children.
Can present in adults as papular-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome painful pruritic swelling and erythema of the distal hands and feet
Usually in spring and summer.
Dangerous for pregnant females and immunocompromised patients mainly Parvovirus B19 ...Read more

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How do disinfect for after parvo in the cat?

No spread to people: If you are concerned about spread to your family, there is none. ...Read more

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Can humans with suppressed immune systems catch parvo?

Can humans with suppressed immune systems catch parvo?

Yes: Anyone catch become infected by the parvovirus, and having a surpressed immune system could but you more at risk. ...Read more

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How is human parvo virus transmitted?

How is human parvo virus transmitted?

Fifth disease: Here is a nice discussion by the cdc on your question.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/parvovirusb19/fifth-disease. Html. ...Read more

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What would be the dhp parvo vaccine for?

What would be the dhp parvo vaccine for?

Animals: My understanding is that this for animals. So ask your vet. This is a people medical site. ...Read more

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Can human parvo bring on stills disease?

Can human parvo bring on stills disease?

Parvo virus and JRA: Parvo virus does not cause still's diseae. Still's disease is an auto-immune disorder and sometimes associated with specific hla antigens. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about the parvo virus --

No: No parvovirus vaccine for human yet. Infection with parvovirus b 19 is well known as fifth disease in children. ...Read more

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How long will the parvo virus stay active with you?

How long will the parvo virus stay active with you?

Parvo 19: If you are immunocompromised or taking immunosuppressive agents and pick up parvo 19, it may cause a persistant anemia with you and stay with you. ...Read more

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What is the parvo virus and what can it do to a human?

What is the parvo virus and what can it do to a human?

Fifth Disease: Parvo b19 virus causes upper respiratory symtpoms and low grade fever which resolve promptly, to be followed by a facial rash with a "slapped cheek" appearance. The remainder of the body soon develops rashes, sparing the palms and soles. The rash will soon show central clearing, which has a "lacy, fishnet" appearance. The illness is mild and self-limited, and the rash waxes & wanes. No treatment. ...Read more

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What is the basic information on the parvo b-19 disease and how it relates to women who are pregnant?

What is the basic information on the parvo b-19 disease and how it relates to women who are pregnant?

Fifth's Disease: Fifth's disease is an viral illness caused by parvo virus b 19. Normally it is a harmless viral illness affecting children primarily. If a pregnant woman is exposed she runs the risk of developing anemia ...Read more

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What is the basic information on the parvo b-19 disease and how it relates to women who are pregnant? My sister just lost her baby due to this disease

What is the basic information on the parvo b-19 disease and how it relates to women who are pregnant? My sister just lost her baby due to this disease

Parvovirus: Hydrops fetalis which is abnormal fluid collection in fetus body maybe caused by Parvovirus B-19 and can lead to fetal death. Highest risk between 11-23 weeks of pregnancy. If pregnant woman exposed, should check IgG level. If + reassure patient that she is immune. If -, risk small but if infected, follow weekly Ultrasound. Some hospitals perform Cordocentesis and intrauterine transfusions
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What is the human parvo b19 virus and vasculitis rash?

What is the human parvo b19 virus and vasculitis rash?

Rash: In general, parvovirus b19 outbreaks occur in late winter and spring. The time course for the virus:
incubation: 4-14 days (21 days in some cases),
infectivity: prior to rash onset
you should talk with your doctor if you are having issues or worsening rash. ...Read more

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What are the differences between a parvo vaccine and a parainfluenza- and parvovirus?

Different viruses: Parvo vaccine is used in dogs against canine parvo virus, ax fatal disease. It is different than parainfluenza virus. Humans also get infections from different species of the
same viruses, and vaccines against these two aren't developed for universal use. ...Read more

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How can a human get infected from parvo virus?

Fifth disease: Here is a nice discussion by the cdc on your question.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/parvovirusb19/fifth-disease. Html. ...Read more

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Do you know if parvo vaccines are given every six months?

Do you know if parvo vaccines are given every six months?

No parvo vaccine: To my knowledge there are no vaccines against parvovirus and in general, not many vaccines are given every six months--a couple of vaccines that are two- or three-shot series are given over a 6 month period, but nothing in general use is given every 6 months continuously. ...Read more

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Can I be infected by a dog with the parvo virus?

Can I be infected by a dog with the parvo virus?

Fifth Disease: Parvovirus b19 strain is the only one to cause disease in humans and most everyone is exposed as a child. Over 50% have had the disease at some point in their lives. If pregnant virus can cause infection and possible damage to the fetus. The visus can survive for up to 5 months in proper conditions but I doubt in the soil. Dog parvovirus does not cause disease in people, it is species specific. ...Read more

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How is a parvo vaccine and a parainfluenza- and parvovirus different?

How is a parvo vaccine and a parainfluenza- and parvovirus different?

Ask your vet: Canine parvovirus is a common viral disease that is caused by the canine parvovirus type 2 (cpv-2) virus. The virus attacks the gastrointestinal tract and immune system of puppies and dogs, causing severe vomiting and diarrhea. It can also attack the hearts of very young puppies. Parvo is a singular vaccine and the other is a combination. You can get better info from your veterinarian. ...Read more

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What do docs recommend for a disinfectant for parvo that is safe for the carpet and clothing?

What do docs recommend for a disinfectant for parvo that is safe for the carpet and clothing?

Routine cleaning: You've been asking about this for a long time. I don't know what other replies you might have had. Anyway, no special disinfectant is needed. Routine laundering with a regular detergent will take care of clothing, bed linens, towels, etc. Probably vacuuming is sufficient for the carpet -- or a routine wet cleaning by a carpet cleaning company (or yourself if you have or rent the needed equipment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the parvo virus -- my dogs got a vaccine for it; do humans get vaccines?

Can you tell me about the parvo virus -- my dogs got a vaccine for it; do humans get vaccines?

Not a human pbm: My understanding of this disorder is that it is not a human disease. As such, there would not be a need for a vaccine for it. ...Read more

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Parvo b19 reading IgG 4.8 is this a high level I have serious joint and bone pain for two weeks?

Parvo b19 reading IgG 4.8 is this a high level I have serious joint and bone pain for two weeks?

Consider this...: High or not, if it is serious enough that bothers you email me for management. ...Read more

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I have had the human parvo virus since 2007 how do I get rid of the burning and redness of my face no one has been able to help?

I have had the human parvo virus since 2007 how do I get rid of the burning and redness of my face no one has been able to help?

Explanation: This viral infection in 2007 can not be reason for your problems with face. Will be good to see the dermatologists for exam. So far use daily moisturizer, and wash your face with milk. Dryness is often reason for burning sensation. ...Read more