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Dr. Jonathan Hiatt
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Tropical Medicine (Overview)

Tropical medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the unique aspects of diseases that occur in tropical or sub-tropical climates.


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Whatis tropical medicine?

Whatis tropical medicine?

Tropical medicine: Also called international medicine, included diseases that are widespread or difficult to treat in tropical regions, such as malaria. ...Read more

Dr. Jonathan Hiatt
171 doctors shared insights

Tropical Medicine (Overview)

Tropical medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the unique aspects of diseases that occur in tropical or sub-tropical climates.


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What is tropical medicine?

What is tropical medicine?

Tropical medicine: Also called international medicine, included diseases that are widespread or difficult to treat in tropical regions, such as malaria. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm suffering from Scrotal Dermatitis for a very long time. Can you prescribe any effective medicine or ointment? I'm 22 and I live in a tropical country.

Hi, I'm suffering from Scrotal Dermatitis for a very long time.
Can you prescribe any effective medicine or ointment? I'm 22 and I live in a tropical country.

Scrotal dermatitis: Hi, I'm suffering from Scrotal Dermatitis for a very long time. Can you prescribe any effective medicine or ointment? I'm 22 and I live in a tropical country. ANS; the most likely contributor is sweaty balls. So first get underwear that will help soak up sweat. There are also specific causes that should be looked 4 by your Dr when you and they are examined. That way u will be given best treatment. ...Read more

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Why do medicines expire?

Why do medicines expire?

Safety: Some may become less effective over time and other's may have adverse effects when expired. ...Read more

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Sex enhancing medicines?

Sex enhancing medicines?

For what purpose?: Libido? Erectile function? Premature ejaculation? "sex enhancing" seems to me to be a very broad topic. Best to chat w/your family doc to figure out what's wrong. Then consider appropriate treatment. Check out http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/search/label/libido, http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/search/label/erectile%20dysfunction & http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/search/label/premature%20ejaculation. ...Read more

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What medicine to eat to cold?

What medicine to eat to cold?

Antihistamines: A cold is a viral infection, usually resolves on its own. People take medicines to resolve symptoms. Cough medicine like Guaifenesin and antihistamines like cetirizine, fexofenadine, loratidine, are commonly used for drainage, warm salt water rinses may help with the sore throat. If it doesn't improve seek a doctor. ...Read more

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In medicine what does oth mean?

In medicine what does oth mean?

Not a standard: Abbreviation. I really have no idea. Can you put it in context ? Where did you see it? If I'm making up things...obstructive tonsillar hypertrophy? Of the heart? Odd tooth brushing habits? Short for Other? ...Read more

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Do homoeopathic medicines work?

Do homoeopathic medicines work?

Yes, I do: It depends on the patient, the problem, and the skill of the homeopath in taking the case, though. Some problems are not appropriate to treat primarily with homeopathy, and doing this will be both ineffective and possibly unsafe. I've personally worked with many patients not helped through conventional means, and witnessed their gradual recovery. I've had positive results in my own health too. ...Read more

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I want medicine for height gain?

I want medicine for height gain?

See a physician : That type of treatment has to be carefully administered by a physician. Please see one that specializes in endocrinology. ...Read more

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What's substance or drug misuse?

What's substance or drug misuse?

Definition: The dsm-iv-tr has very specific criteria for substance abuse or substance dependence. Substance misuse, however, is not well defined but often the term is used when a person is engaging in maladaptive behaviors with regard to a substance that does not meet full criteria for abuse or dependence. Getting help before the problem worsens is key. Aa/na and sponsor and getting treatment for the problem. ...Read more

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How bad is taking the drug acid?

How bad is taking the drug acid?

Psychologic effect: By acid, I assume you mean LSD. LSD can produce psychological effects and altered sense of reality. Remember the Beatles song Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds? The song is reportedly describes the effects of LSD. While it is not physically additive, using LSD on a regular basis, the hallucinogenic effect of drug can make it difficult for the user to have any normal sense of reality. So avoid use. ...Read more

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What add medicine works the best?

What add medicine works the best?

The one that works : I have a preference for vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). It has a smooth curve and can taken once a day. I do prescribe all of them, and unfortunately it often boils down to the availability of the medications( shortages have occurred) and which meds the insurance co will cover. ...Read more

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Do you hyprrtensive drugs forever.

Do you hyprrtensive drugs forever.

Yes most of the time: It depends but after life style modification like loosing weight, salt restriction.Dash diet, exercisising regularly do not help control elevated blood pressure.Once drugs are started and tolerated they need to be taken all your life in most cases.Of course there are rarely exception as life style modification may be successful and drugs may be reduced in dosage or stopped under medical supervision. ...Read more

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What medicine works best for cold?

What medicine works best for cold?

Medicine isn't alway: Needed. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Can you perscribe medicine online?

Can you perscribe medicine online?

No: Prescriptions can not be written. This is a patient education forum. It seems that you have some important conditions that need an expert physician talk to you face to face and then recommend most appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Could I take 3 medicines together?

Usually: Most medications do not cross react. Your prescribing doctor should know all you are taking to avoid giving you a problematic medication. The pharmacist commonly will detect such problems. Mostly they are uncommon. ...Read more

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Whats the best medicine for a cold?

Whats the best medicine for a 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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How many drugs are counterfeit now?

How many drugs are counterfeit now?

Serious problem: There are many entry points into the drug distribution channels and the fda cannot be everywhere. Many drugs are so expensive that unethical manufacturers have produced ineffective imitations that can be either dangerous or have no drug in them. We have to trust our pharmacists and the good work of regulators but there is a risk. The actual percentage is only a guess. ...Read more