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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Onchocerciasis

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Symptoms of ancyclostomiasis?

Symptoms of ancyclostomiasis?

Parasitic hookworms: In people who walk barefoot, the hookworm can penetrate the sole of the foot and cause a lesion there. The larva will then begin to mature while it moves towards the intestines. The hookworm will attach to the intestinal wall. Humans who have become infected can show symptoms of intestinal bleeding, abdominal pains, anemia, diarrhea, and malnutrition. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Onchocerciasis (Definition)

Onchocerciasis or river blindness is caused by parasitic worm infection (Onchocerca volvulus). It is the second leading cause of infection- related ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of tick-borne encephalitis?

What are the symptoms of tick-borne encephalitis?

Brain inflammation: Symptoms may include headache, altered ability to concentrate and focus, acute fatigue and a picture consistent with chronic fatigue and altered mental status. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chagas disease?

What are the symptoms of chagas disease?

See below: Acute phase: no symptoms or nonspecific fever syndrome. Chronic phase: no symptoms (40-50%), cardiomyopathy with congestive failure (10-25%), esophagopathy and colonopathy (5-10%), peripheral neuropathy,meningoencephalitis. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of brucellosis severe?

Are the symptoms of brucellosis severe?

Can be: Brucellosis can cause severe bone pains and fever. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/brucellosis/ds00837. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of the onset of Parkinson's disease?

What are symptoms of the onset of Parkinson's disease?

Tremor, Poor Control: Tremor or poor control of movement are typical presenting signs. Loss of smell can also be a sign of pd. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of legionnaires disease?

What are the symptoms of legionnaires disease?

Pneumonia: Generally, patients have pneumonia: difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, fever, chills, weight loss. They are sometimes called "walking pneumonia" since you are sick, but not usually in a hospital. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ehrlichiosis?

What are the symptoms of ehrlichiosis?

See below: Common symptoms are fever, chills, headache, muscle or joint pain, vomiting, and acute weight loss. Diarrhea, abdominal pain, cough, and rash occur less frequently. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of legionnaire's disease?

What are the symptoms of legionnaire's disease?

Please see below.: Symptoms of legionnaire's disease can include fever greater than 102 ยบ f, chills, cough - dry or productive (rarely bloody), chest pain, neurologic symptoms, headache, lethargy, mental status changes (the most common neurologic symptom), GI symptoms (including watery diarrhea), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain), achy muscles, . ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of schistosomiasis?

What are the symptoms of schistosomiasis?

Depends: The symptoms of schisto depends where the adults are procreating and producing eggs. S. Mansoni in the colon veins causes disease when the eggs wash backwards into the liver and if enough are there can cause cirrhosis of the liver. S. Haemotobium is near the urinary bladder and eggs in. The bladder wall can cause blood in the urine and scarring of the bladder. The adults do not cause symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lassa fever?

What are the symptoms of lassa fever?

Many: Here are most of them. Fever, retrosternal pain (pain behind the chest wall), sore throat, back pain, cough, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, conjunctivitis, facial swelling, proteinuria (protein in the urine), and mucosal bleeding. For more information about the virus you can go to the cdc website by following this link: http://1.Usa.Gov/vvvr0x. ...Read more

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Meningitis symptoms? What are some of the symptoms of meningitis?

Meningitis symptoms? What are some of the symptoms of meningitis?

Meningitis Symptoms: Symptoms of bacterial meningitis usually appear suddenly. The most common symptoms of meningitis include: fever, severe and persistent headache, stiff and painful neck, vomiting, confusion, decreased level of consciousness, seizures, muscle aches and weakness, eye sensitivity and pain to bright lights and skin rash. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of toxocariasis?

What are the symptoms of toxocariasis?

Toxocariasis: The clinical manifestation categories are visceral larva migrans (vlm) and ocular larva migrans (olm). Vlm occurs primarily in young children and results in pneumonitis and hepatitis. Symptoms may include fever, loss of appetite, malaise, irritability, hepatomegaly, respiratory symptoms, and skin lesions. Olm commonly presents with unilateral visual impairment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of legionella pneumonia disease?

What are the symptoms of legionella pneumonia disease?

Fever and cough: Like all pneumonias the initial symptoms are cough, high fever and malaise. There may or may not be sputum formation early. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pneumonic plague?

What are the symptoms of pneumonic plague?

Yersinia/pasteurella: Pestis is the bacterium, spread by rat flea; infesting and enlarging lympnodes (bubos). High fever, acral necrosis, seizures. The pneumonic form skips the rat and flea and is passed airborne human to human to cause a lung abcess. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs & symptoms of Valley Fever?

What are some of the signs & symptoms of Valley Fever?

See below: Coccidioidomycosis is a fungal disease picked up through inhalation. Often the symptoms are mild and the disease not recognized. In one to three weeks when they do occur they include fever, cough, chest pain that can be severe, chills, night sweats, headache, fatigue, joint pains and a red painful bumpy rash. It can take months to fully recover and you should be followed for dissemination. ...Read more

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What are the signs & symptoms of encephalitis in children?

What are the signs & symptoms of encephalitis in children?

Encephalitis : Signs and symptoms of encephalitis in children may include fever, headache, vomiting, stiff neck or back pain, lethargy, weakness, unsteady gait, confusion, agitation, sensitivity to light, coma, seizures, and paralysis. Infants may also demonstrate poor feeding, irritability, bulging fontanelle, and body stiffness. ...Read more

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Symptoms of tubaculosis?

Sx of TB: Symptoms of TB disease symptoms of TB disease depend on where in the body the TB bacteria are growing. Tb disease symptoms may include: a bad cough that lasts 3 weeks or longer pain in the chest coughing up blood or sputum (phlegm from deep inside the lungs) weakness or fatigue weight loss no appetite chills fever sweating at night seek care asap if you think you have been exposed. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of flu-induced encephalitis?

Headaches & seizures: Symptoms include headache, seizures, altered state of cognitive function, altered mental status and increased intracranial pressure. ...Read more