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What are the symptoms of tularemia?

Tularemia: The signs ; symptoms of tularemia depend on which form it is (ulceroglandular, glandular, oculoglandular, oropharyngeal or pneumonic). Please check this great site: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tularemia/signssymptoms/. ...Read more

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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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Is there a list of vaccines which contain thimerosal or other toxics?

Simple list: The only vaccine with traces of thimerosol currently in production & approved by the fda for use in the us is the multi-dose injectable influenza vaccine. It has been out of infant vaccines in the us for a decade. On a side note, no decline in the rate of autism or other supposed thimerosol effects has been seen in spite of this change. ...Read more

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Any serious Lyme vaccine-side effect?

Any serious Lyme vaccine-side effect?

Yes-so serious that:: The side effects of the lyme disease vaccine were so serious that it was withdrawn from the market in 2002. While only a small percentage developed serious side effects like arthritis and flu-like symptoms and it is not clear to what extent they were caused by the vaccine, t here were class-action lawsuits& bad publicity, sales plummeted and the manufacturer withdrew it from the market. ...Read more

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What vaccines have been known to cause really harmful side effects?

What vaccines have been known to cause really harmful side effects?

67 swine flu vaccine: A vaccine hurriedly issued in ~ 1967 after an outbreak of swine flu at a military facility was associated with a relatively large number of cases of guillian-barre syndrome. The problem was traced back to flaws in vaccine production & lead to more stringent production & quality control standards going forwards. ...Read more

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I 36+hrs since my 6mo had her reg schld. Vaccines & there is still an extremely hard knot, bruise, redness, warm/ painful to touch at injection site. ?

I 36+hrs since my 6mo had her reg schld. Vaccines & there is still an extremely hard knot, bruise, redness, warm/ painful to touch at injection site. ?

Vaccine side effects: Local reactions from vaccines can last for from 24 to about 72 hours. A hard "knot" can last days and even weeks but usually disappears in due time. I suspect your infant received the dtap vaccine as this is a common occurrence with it. No nee to worry. ...Read more

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My son is 10 months now he had taken his measels vaccine 2 weeks ago but i can see rashes now is it possible for him to get measels? How harmful it ?

My son is 10 months now he had taken his measels vaccine 2 weeks ago but i can see rashes now is it possible for him to get measels? How harmful it ?

The weakened virus: The measles strain in the vaccine is weakened in the lab, similar to stripping a solder of his gun & bullets. The injected strain can cause some reaction in the body, like a rash 2 wks later, but since it is the weakened strain, it does not give you real measles, it gives you a weak copy cat. The joy is this signals his body has reacted to the vaccine & beyond the funny rash should do quite well. ...Read more

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What should I expect with vaccine allergies? If i'm allergic to one vaccine, will i be allergic to others?

What should I expect with vaccine allergies? If i'm allergic to one vaccine, will i be allergic to others?

Depends on…: What component you're allergic to. Many are grown on eggs. A few may still have thimerosal preservative (but most have removed it). Some use weakened versions of live virus. Reactions vary: high fever, change in behavior, difficulty breathing, hoarseness/ wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, rapid heart beat, dizziness. Report these at once to doc. ...Read more

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How do you get diagnosis for tularemia?

How do you get diagnosis for tularemia?

Blood: Certain blood tests and cultures of the blood can be helpful in diagnosing tularemia. ...Read more

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How does tularemia spread?

How does tularemia spread?

Tularemia: Tularemia can be transmitted to man in a variety of ways and depending on the way it is transmitted different symptoms can occur. A cut from exposure to certain wild animals or an infected tick bite can cause a skin ulcer with swollen regional lymph node or just the node swelling. Inhalation which can be associated with gardening or landscaping can cause pneumonia. Person to person spread is rare. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Tularemia?

What is the definition or description of: Tularemia?

Tularemia: Tularemia = Rabbit fever = infectious bacterial disease caused by Francisella tularensis, which can be found in rodents & can cause human illness. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for tularemia?

What are some treatments for tularemia?

Antibiotics: Aminoglycoside, tetracycline and flouroquinolone antibiotics have all been used successfully to treat tularemia. ...Read more

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What's francisella tularensis (tularemia/rabbit fever)?

What's francisella tularensis (tularemia/rabbit fever)?

Infection of rodents: Tularemia is a bacterial of common rodents (rabbits, muskrats, beavers, squirrel etc) which can be spread to humans through contact with infected animals, insect bites, and even breathing infected dirt. It is most common in north america. Symptoms can include fever, muscle & joint aches, pneumonia, and eye redness. It confirmed by a blood test and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the tests for tularemia?

What are the tests for tularemia?

Blood: Certain blood tests and cultures of the blood can be helpful in diagnosing tularemia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tularemia?

Tularemia: The signs ; symptoms of tularemia depend on which form it is (ulceroglandular, glandular, oculoglandular, oropharyngeal or pneumonic). Please check this great site: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tularemia/signssymptoms/. ...Read more

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How does tularemia attack and spread?

How does tularemia attack and spread?

Many ways: Tularemia (named for tulare county ca, where discovered), can be acquired by direct contact with animals which carry it (rabbits, wild rodents, beavers, etc.). It can be inhaled and produce pneumonia, ingested and spread through the GI tract; gotten in the eyes through infected materials, etc., etc. It can also be spread person to person. ...Read more

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How do you get diagnosis for tularemia?

Blood: Certain blood tests and cultures of the blood can be helpful in diagnosing tularemia. ...Read more

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What is the medical management of tularemia?

Antimicobials: Tularemia, whether glandular, typhoidal or pneumonic os treated with antimocrobiala. ...Read more

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What is modern management of tularemia disease?

What is modern management of tularemia disease?

Antibiotics: Typically, a type of antibiotic called and aminoglycoside is used to treat tularemia. Other choices include the flouroquinolones and the tetracyclines. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with tularemia?

What are the symptoms associated with tularemia?

Varied: Tularemia can cause skin ulcers, enlarged lymph nodes, eye symptoms, oral symptoms including sore throat an ulcers, and, in its most severe form, lung infection. What type of symptoms a person develops depends on how and where the bacteria entered the body. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more


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Tularemia (Definition)

Tularemia = Rabbit fever = infectious bacterial disease caused by Francisella tularensis, which can be found in rodents & ...Read more