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Consequences and treatment for mycobacterium avium intracellulare?

Consequences and treatment for mycobacterium avium intracellulare?

Complex: M. Avium- intracellulare (mac) infections can result in lung and other organ damage , depending on the severity of immunodeficiency. In people with an intact immune system , mac infection is a slow process and can take years before therapy is initiated (2 or 3 antibiotics- e.g. Ethambutol, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and rifabutin). Therapy can last a minimum of 12 months if a lung infection is involved. ...Read more

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Dr. Vivian Lee
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Yersinia (Definition)

Yersinia = Enterobacteriaceae bacteria ...Read more


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Are there safe alternative therapies for entamoeba histolytica infection?

Are there safe alternative therapies for entamoeba histolytica infection?

No place for herbs: No place for herbs. If confirmed diagnosis, standard treatment is Metronidazole orally or iv. Tinidazole or Chloroquine can be substituted. Response to rx usually occurs in 4 days. Most experts recommend the addition of iodoquinol, diloxanide, or paromomycin to eradicate residual amebae in the gut. Be sure there is no pyogenic coinfection. Watch for rare complications of amebic abscesses, as well. ...Read more

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What are some non-traditional therapies for infant's with e. Coli infections?

What are some non-traditional therapies for infant's with e. Coli infections?

None: I would not experiment with any non-traditional therapies, as you may just lose time and have his infection progress rapidly when it might be too late. ...Read more

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What are some effective drugs for entameba histolytica with symptoms including diarrhea?

What are some effective drugs for entameba histolytica with symptoms including diarrhea?

Metronidazole: Amebic colitis is treated with flagyl(metronidazole) 750mg. By mouth three times a day for 5-10 days followed by a luminal (phenobarbital) agent--paromomycin 30 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses per day for 5-10 days or diloxanide furoate 500 mg by mouth 3 times a day for 10 days. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for entamoeba coli infection?

Nothing: Entamoeba coli is considered a commensal organism that does not cause disease and does not need treatment. ...Read more

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What drugs are effective for salmonella treatment?

What drugs are effective for salmonella treatment?

Many cases of: Salmonellosis are gone before the diagnosis is made but ciprofloxacin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole and even Ampicillin could be used. ...Read more

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Is Vermox effective in eliminating blasto cystis hominus infections?

Is Vermox effective in eliminating blasto cystis hominus infections?

No: Metronidazole has been used but most times the organism is a commensal not a pathogen. That is, it eats with you, not you. ...Read more

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Is there post-exposure prophylaxis for multi-resistant organisms such as mrsa, vre, esbls, mbls?

Is there post-exposure prophylaxis for multi-resistant organisms such as mrsa, vre, esbls, mbls?

Not really: For MRSA there is therapy to try and change your nasal and skin carriage states. For gut flora the use of unpasteurized yogurt or probiotics may reduce the relative numbers of unwanted bacteria, but there are no recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis and this should be strongly discouraged as it is likely to worsen things. ...Read more

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Best treatment for intestimal parasites?

Best treatment for intestimal parasites?

Need more info: Treatment depends on type of parasite. Please resubmit with additional information. If not known, see pcp/gastroenterologist for tests to determine type of parasite so proper treatment can be administered. ...Read more

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What are the tests for clostridium difficile infection?

What are the tests for clostridium difficile infection?

C. diff: Both the bacterial toxin and the gene coding for the toxin can be found in the diarrheal stool. Additionally, the diarrhea has a peculiar mousy/musty aroma. ...Read more

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Treatment for mezalazine-resistant ulcerative colitis?

Treatment for mezalazine-resistant ulcerative colitis?

Several : There are several new agents such as remicaid that may be used. Surgery is also a good option for ulcerative colitis. Fecal transplant has also been reported to be effective. You should discuss these options with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a medical cure for clostridium difficile?

Yes..a few options..: Most cases of c. Dif colitis can be treated by oral/iv metronidazole, oral vanocomycin, and maybe add of Cholestyramine resins. Newer agent Dificid (fidaxomicin) is effective, but $$$. Bacitracin has some use, but not standard of care. For persistent/recurrent cases after treatments with above, a stool-transplant (yes, stool transplant--u read it right) can be done. Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the tests for clostridium difficile infections?

What are the tests for clostridium difficile infections?

Stool test: The most commonly used tests for c diff are two different stool tests. One test looks for the unique toxin which c diff produces that causes the diarrhea. The other test searches for the gene (dna) that is specific to c diff and encodes the information to produce the toxin. ...Read more

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Which treatments for CMV infection are most effective?

Which treatments for CMV infection are most effective?

Usually none needed: Usually no treatment is needed for CMV infection. CMV becomes a problem in people with immune deficiency and it is the immune disorder that needs priority attention. ...Read more

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Treatment options for norwalk virus infections? Thanks!

Treatment options for norwalk virus infections? Thanks!

Fluids: The goal of treatment is to prevent dehydration by making sure to replace the fluids and electrolytes lost through diarrhea or vomiting. .Older children and adults can drink sports beverages such as gatorade, but these should not be used for children. Instead, use the electrolyte and fluid replacement solutions or freezer pops available in food and drug stores. Antiemetics may be used as well. ...Read more

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Are there new treatments for strongyloides infection?

Are there new treatments for strongyloides infection?

Old ones are good: The most common treatments are two older drugs: Ivermectin and thiabendazole. Ivermectin has advantages in terms of safety and tolerability. Tribendimidine is being developed in china, and shows some promise, but for now you can't go wrong with ivermectin. ...Read more

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Which antibiotics does CDC recommend for prevention of inhalation anthrax?

Which antibiotics does CDC recommend for prevention of inhalation anthrax?

Prevent- vaccination: Biothrax is an acellular anthrax vaccine which is used in the United States for prevention of anthrax. ...Read more

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How does yersinia hurt you?

How does yersinia hurt you?

Causes diarrhea...: As well as abdominal pain and fever. Most of the time the illness gets better on it's own and no antibiotics are treatment. In people with co-morbidities (diabetes, poor immune system) and those with bacteria in the blood stream, then the disease can be bad. Most of the time, it's not. ...Read more

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Does yersinia pestis occur naturally?

Does yersinia pestis occur naturally?

Yes: Yersinia pestis is the bacteria that causes plague. It occurs naturally in nature. It infects various rodents and is spread to people through flea bites. ...Read more

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Best treatment for sea dickmess?

Best treatment  for sea dickmess?

Antihistamines : For sea sickness: dramamine (dimenhydrinate ) is the most commonly used one. Other are Diphenhydramine (benadryl) and meclizine. In order to prevent sea sickness you need to take them before you start feeling sick, preferably before you get on a boat. Meclizine has less of a drowsiness effect, the rest may make you drowsy. ...Read more

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Treatment for multi objects vision?

Treatment for multi objects vision?

Polyopia: There are multiple causes for this and you need an eye exam to help reach a diagnosis. Sometimes neurology also has to be involved. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for shock?

What is the best treatment for shock?

Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some of the more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more

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What are the treatment of cloudy sight?

What are the treatment of cloudy sight?

Depends: There are many causes for cloudy sight and the treatment depends upon what is the cause. Treatments include medication, surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses and unfortunately, for a few conditions, no treatment. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out for you.V. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bug bits?

What is the best treatment for bug bits?

Prevention: Prevention is key in avoiding bug bites. The treatment is usually based on the type of bug involved and most of the time is symptomatic, ie: itching, pain, etc. Would not suggest any topical or local treatment since this is already an area of inflammation. ...Read more

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Treatment for acidity in 15 months child?

Treatment for acidity in 15 months child?

Acid Reflux in Kids: I assume you mean diagnosed acid reflux disease? Read this==>http://www.Webmd.Com/heartburn-gerd/reflux-infants-children. This is unusual in children and can be caused by a variety of causes that are not in play in adults, so that the treatments may be different. In addition, there is some controversy about decreasing acid production for the long term. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for purge overdose?

What is the treatment for purge overdose?

Pump the stomach: Patient is brought to treatment quickly after the overdose, the doctor may choose to “pump” the stomach, either by inducing vomiting with a medication or by giving the patient activated charcoal, which prevents the body from absorbing darvon. Activated charcoal is highly effective, reducing toxic absorption by up to 60%. Activated charcoal absorbs chemicals throughout the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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What is a treatment for trigenimal nerve?

What is a treatment for trigenimal nerve?

Med/ surg.: If you mean trigeminal neuralgia, the most effective medicine i've found is carbamazepine. There are invasive procedures that can help if medication fails to control the pain. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for a rotator cup tear?

Is there treatment for a rotator cup tear?

Therapy vs repair: Not all rotator cuff tears are treated the same. Factors such as age of patient, age of the tear, size of tear, location of the tear, and most importantly the symptoms of the patient all help determine the best course of treatment. A trial of nonoperative management with therapy and perhaps an injection is the usual 1st line of treatment. Surgery may be indicated if nonoperative treatment fails. ...Read more

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How do I get a treatment as an ami patien?

How do I get a treatment as an ami patien?

Call 911: Ami (acute myocardial infarction) is an emergency. You would not want to be calling your friends or paging through the phone book volume are having a myocardial infarction. Every minute is important. The fastest way to get to the hospital emergency room quickly is to call 911. ...Read more

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What can I contribute to my own treatment?

What can I contribute to my own treatment?

Education: Educating yourself about treatment, its course, goals, medications used and participating fully in any rehabilitation is vital. It provides sense of control. Asking questions is another way to contribute to your own treatment just like the good question you've asked here. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for still's disease?

What is the treatment for still's disease?

Aspirin: Still's disease is a form of arthritis that is acute and may affect organs other than the joints. Its childhood counterpart is juvenile rheumatoid (idiopathic) arthritis. Aspirin & nsaid's are treatments to start with . Occasionally Prednisone or chemotherapeutic agents are used in severe cases. See: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000450.Htm. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for achlasia?

What are my treatment options for achlasia?

Achalasia,: as you know, is a weakness of the peristaltic action of the esophagus propelling food into the stomach. Most cases can be treated satisfactorily with medications, usually calcium channel blockers , nitrates or vasodilators. Dilating the esophagus with an endoscope can also be done. The most difficult cases require surgery: myotomy which involves cutting the muscle. See a Gastroenterologist first. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gaucher's disease?

What is the treatment for gaucher's disease?

Depends on type and: Severity. Mild cases may require no treatment, interventions include enzyme replacement and bone marrow transplantation. Check the site below: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gauchers-disease/ds00972. ...Read more