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What's the best treatment to get rid of trichinella spiralis infection?

What's the best treatment to get rid of trichinella spiralis infection?

Difficult: Once the organism is in your system there are little effective treatments. Steroids will help with the secondary inflammation and your immune system will gradually take over. You need to be observed for heart rhythm problems and respiratory distress until quiescent. ...Read more

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Could raw pork in canada have any parasites(trichinella)?

Could raw pork in canada have any parasites(trichinella)?

Yes - rare: A child in Bruce County developed trichinosis from pork in 2013. ...Read more

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About three years ago I ate some raw bacon. I recently learned this can cause trichonella. What should I do? Am I going to die?

About three years ago I ate some raw bacon. I recently learned this can cause trichonella. What should I do? Am I going to die?

Don't think bacon: from 3 years ago will cause death Per Mayo "If you have a mild case of trichinosis with no symptoms, you might not need medical attention. If you notice gastrointestinal problems or muscle pain and swelling about a week after eating pork or wild-animal meat, talk to your doctor." See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/trichinosis/basics/symptoms/con-20027095. Sx's are usually w/i 8 ...Read more

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Skin itch ?

Skin itch ?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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Do aks itch?

Do aks itch?

Not usually: If you are having itching or the aks are spreading, consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is drugs bad?

Is drugs bad?

Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequency, improper route of administration can all make any "good" drug bad. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) used to lower blood pressure is a "bad" drug to lower cholesterol or cure strep throat b/c it does neither. Yet, it's a great drug for hypertension. Talk to your familydoc. ...Read more

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Is same safe?

Is same safe?

Generally, Yes: Same is used in many european countries to treat depression as well as other diseases. That said, before taking any supplement, discuss it with your doctor especially if you are taking any other medications since many otherwise safe medications can become unsafe when combined with each other or with medications. ...Read more

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How to do sex?

How to do sex?

??: Need to be more specific however with the right person nature will take over and remember to protect yourself from stds. ...Read more

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