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Doctor insights on: Prevention Of Epidemic Vomiting Syndrome

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


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What are the effects of swine fever or pneumonic plague ?

What are the effects of swine fever or pneumonic plague ?

Swine fever?: I guess you are talking about the epidemic variant H1N1 influenza from several years ago. The mortality rate of pneumonic plague is usually over 50% and can be almost 100% if untreated. The mortality rate from that epidemic influenza was probably way under 1%. ...Read more

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Describe ways of reducing the risk of foodborne illnesses dining out?

Describe ways of reducing the risk of foodborne illnesses dining out?

Eat cooked food: You can reduce the risk (but not eliminate it) by eating food that has been freshly well-cooked. You want to avoid food that has been sitting out at room temperature, especially milk products like yogurt that grow bacteria quickly, mayonnaise, etc. Make sure the place you are eating in looks clean. Eat only well-cooked hamburgers, chicken and eggs. ...Read more

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What’s the major cause of death in africa. Starvation or aids?

What’s the major cause of death in africa. Starvation or aids?

STARVATION VERY: Closely followed by death. Both are trending downwards though. ...Read more

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Diabetes are at increased risk of developing the neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, is this true?

Diabetes are at increased risk of developing the neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, is this true?

Lung development: It is true that high sugars can delay lung development in the developing fetus. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a southern siberian russian having huntington's? I'm adopted from there. Symptoms: tremor, fatigue, dizzy,

What are the chances of a  southern siberian russian having huntington's?  I'm adopted from there.  Symptoms: tremor, fatigue, dizzy,

Are you worried?: The risk of Huntington's disease is more or less the same in all populations. The likelihood that YOU have it at your age is mighty thin. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for Getting Guillian barre syndrome ?

What are the risk factors for Getting Guillian barre syndrome ?

Virus: Usually a virus. Very rarely a vaccination, but the risk of the virus far outweighs the vaccine. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what is the symptoms of dengue fever in infants ?

Dental experts! what is the symptoms of dengue fever in infants ?

Dengue fever: Dengue in infants and toddlers usually starts with the symptoms of a viral illness: high fever or temperature; runny nose; cough; a mild skin rash. If you live in an endemic area, then best to have a child tested as these symptoms can be like any viral illness.... (and I am not a dental expert). ...Read more

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Do symptoms of sun stroke include diarrhea?

Do symptoms of sun stroke include diarrhea?

sunstroke: Diarrhea isn't usually a symptom of this, see this article: http://www.Medicalnewstoday.Com/articles/266551.Php. ...Read more

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Pathophysiology of diarrhea and vomiting?

Complicated: This topic would require a small textbook to explain simply. You might want to get a textbook of pathophysiology and start reading. ...Read more

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What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?

What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?

Nausea~: hello~ Zofran is reserved for severe nausea that accompanies chemotherapy, so I would use something safer and first line like Compazine (prochlorperazine), (prochlorperazine) which would work better than metaclopamide, but metaclopamide can be used in mild cases.You will need to ask your doc for a script for Compazine (prochlorperazine). thanks ...Read more

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What are the chances of a worldwide epidemic?

What are the chances of a worldwide epidemic?

Very high: We are moving further and further away from our natural biology. The stresses imposed by our lifestyle, together with our appalling diet, collectively are damaging our ability to adapt. Mother Nature does not forgive. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for catching west nile encephalitis?

What are the risk factors for catching west nile encephalitis?

Mosquito bite: West nile occurs in epidemics, usually during summer, and seems to afflict humans and horses most often. Carried by mosquitoes and these bites infect the victim. ...Read more

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Is the obesity epidemic in america getting better?

Is the obesity epidemic in america getting better?

It is stabilizing: While the incidence of obesity has been on the rise for the last few decades, recent data indicates that it appears to be leveling off. The exact reasons are unclear, but increased awareness of the problem and the deleterious effects of fast food are felt to be factors. ...Read more