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How doyou feel in early stages of Lyme disease?

How doyou feel in early stages of Lyme disease?

Not well: Lyme disease presents early with a classic rash which is an expanding circle of redness clearing in the center. There may be fever, chills, malaise, headache, stiff neck, and involvement of joints (arthritis), the heart, and the nervous system may all follow. It is due to a spiral bacteria transmitted by deer ticks (borellia burgdorfii), and should be treated aggressively to prevent long illness. ...Read more

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Syphilis (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection that can cause serious health problems if ...Read more


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Did sarcoidosis appear in stages?Like cancer have stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, stage 4..And if do what appear in stage 1?

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Did sarcoidosis appear in stages?Like cancer have stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, stage 4..And if do what appear in stage 1?

Lung sarcoidosis: Lung sarcoidosis can be classified into 5 different staging on chest radiograph. (st 0-4). On the stage i : you would see hilar or mediastinal lymph nodes enlargement. ...Read more

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How is advanced syphilis treated?

How is advanced syphilis treated?

Penicillin: Preferably with penicillin, either by injection, or, or when it involves the nervous system, by IV infusion for 10 to 14 days. ...Read more

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What is a tpha quantitative blood test? Can this test detect latent stage syphilis?

What is a tpha quantitative blood test? Can this test detect latent stage syphilis?

Yes it can: The TPHA test (Treponema pallidum hemagglutination) is a confirmatory test for syphilis. Usually it is done only after a positive screening test, such as the VDRL, RPR, or an EIA test. If you have had negative results on one of these plus the TPHA, you can be 100% certain you don't have syphilis and probably never did. ...Read more

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Why is Syphilis serology done as oppose to Syphilis antibody?

Why is Syphilis serology done as oppose to Syphilis antibody?

Same thing: These are two names for the same set of tests. Both intend to diagnose current or past infection with syphilis. ...Read more

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Is HIV be cured permanently on early stage?

Is HIV be cured permanently on early stage?

Not: permanently cured. But if HIV positive there are many healthy lifestyle choices that can be be made in addition to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to promote continued good health. ...Read more

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What are alzheimer's stages?

What are alzheimer's stages?

Contact the: Alzheimer's foundation, or the judy fund in california. They have all the latest information. ...Read more

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What is life expectancy of late stage dementia patient?

What is life expectancy of late stage dementia patient?

Dementia: Usually rule of thirds. 3 years mild, 3 years moderate and 3 years severe. ...Read more

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I detected weak dengu . Clinical interpretation are as under:- igm detected- primary dengu both IgM and iggdetected- late primary/early .Pl explain?

I detected weak dengu . Clinical interpretation are as under:-
igm detected- primary dengu
both IgM and iggdetected- late primary/early .Pl explain?

Dengue fever is a : Viral infection transmitted by the bite of tropical mosquitoes. Detection of antibodies specific to the virus is a means of diagnosis. Immune system antibody response is characterized by early production of igm & ige antibodies followed a week or so later with IgA & igg . As the infection resolves igm antibodies become undetectable. So igm only is primary, igg only - convalescent, both in between. ...Read more

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How accurate are spinal taps when diagnosing the different stages of Lyme disease?

How accurate are spinal taps when diagnosing the different stages of Lyme disease?

Usually not needed: Lyme disease does not require a spinal tap to diagnose. There are blood tests that can be helpful but the history of a tick bite, rash, fever, headaches, joint aches or arthritis is helpful. However, most people with lyme do not have a known history of a tick bite. You do live in an area where lyme is common (nj). Go to www.Cdc.Gov/lyme for more reliable information. Avoid misdiagnosis. ...Read more

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Help please! is advanced stage cirrhosis and end stage cirrhosis the same thing?

Help please! is advanced stage cirrhosis and end stage cirrhosis the same thing?

Maybe: Ask your doctors what stage of cirrhosis is present if each one provided one of the terms (stages 1 - 4). End-stage typically means the liver is no longer compensating even with various medical interventions and prognosis is therefore worsening. Advanced stage might mean stage 3 (or even stage 2). In practice most physicians just use a prognostic score to monitor severity (meld score). ...Read more

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What are some tests that detect early stage cirrhosis?

What are some tests that detect early stage cirrhosis?

This is tricky: You need a biopsy to be certain, but since cirrhosis is really just the later stages of ongoing liver damage, the real question is whether you have progressive liver disease. If you have untreated Wilson's, hemochromatosis, hep b or c, autoimmune hepatitis, cannot stop drinking, have fatty liver and are not exercising, you need to save your life now. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Early stage of oral herpes?

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Early stage of oral herpes?

The Prodrome phase: The early stage of oral herpes which occures just before a lesion occures is called the prodrome phase. The infected person may feel burning, tingling, itching, stinging, hypersensitivity or a combination of these symptoms where lesions later appears. Sometimes the area may swell or become red. ...Read more

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With end stage syphilis what are my treatment options?

Clarify please---: "end stage" syphilis is not considered a diagnostic classification. We classify syphilitic infections based on: 1) time from 1st infection (early, late, and late-lantent) 2) syndromes (primary, secondary, tertiary), and 3) CNS effects (neurosyphilis). In all these cases, your treatment options are limited to IV penicillin (for neurosyphilis) or benzithene penicillin (all other forms)- no subs. ...Read more

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Is oral thrush in hiv an early symptom stage or later symptom stage?

Is oral thrush in hiv an early symptom stage or later symptom stage?

Late, usually: Usually a sign of late infection, i.e. overt AIDS, usually several years after catching HIV. It can occur in early HIV, but usually does not. In either recent or longstanding HPV, thrush is never the only symptom. Also, most coated tongue and other white patches in the mouth are not thrush. See a doctor if you have symptoms you are concerned about. ...Read more

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Hiv rashes are they early symtoms or later stage symptoms?

Hiv rashes are they early symtoms or later stage symptoms?

Both and neither: There is marked variability in the symptoms of HIV. Rashes can occur at any stage and may not occur at all. If you have any doubt, get tested. God forbid, you test positive, there are effective treatments. ...Read more

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What are the blood tests used to diagnose lymphoma at early stages?

What are the blood tests used to diagnose lymphoma at early stages?

Unfortunately: there are no blood test that can accurately diagnose lymphoma at early stages. Diagnosis of lymphoma usually requires radiological studies combined with tissue biopsy. ...Read more

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What does kaposi's sarcoma look like in early stage?

What does kaposi's sarcoma look like in early stage?

Purple bumps: In whites, it usually looks like slightly raised purple bumps or nodules on the skin. In dark-skinned people, the lesions may look more red than purple. They can also occur on mucous membranes (e.g. In the mouth). ...Read more