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Various Causes Of Scarlatina Reah
Laundry list: Here is a laundry list for causes of chronic diarrhea: crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, fructose intolerance, parasitic infestation, bacterial infection, postcholecystectomy syndrome, laxative abuse, food allergies, gastrointestinal hormone secreting tumor, hyperthyroidism, constipation, etc. Best advice is to seek medical consult. ...Read more
Scarlet Fever: Due to toxins produced by streptococcus pyogenes, the rash is red, with slight elevations of parts of the skin producing a sandpaper like feel, and the redness blanches with pressure. There is usually pallor around the mouth. The rash can involve most of the body, often beginning on the trunk. ...Read more
Genetic and various: The exact cause is unknown but runs in families it is known as primary. If it occurs in older people with underlying chronic diseases it secondary. Parkinson's disease may cause the problem, also diabetes, multiple sclerosis and some collagen disease. It may present like irritable bowel syndrome and abdominal xrays show. There is no cure and medications may help. Surgery is a last resort. ...Read more
There are many: There are too many to list. You have to be more specific about the disease or the symptoms. ...Read more
How many cases of scarlet fever are there? How many cases of scarlet fever are reported in america each year?
Yes: What you should do is keep a log of your headache symptoms, what you do before it starts, how long it lasts and what you did to make it go away. Do you have early morning headaches or vomiting, if so see MD next couple days. If headache is same place every day, see specialist; if you have visual issues or blood pressure issues, you must be seen asap. Good luck. ...Read more
Other then bacterial and fungal infection, are there any other types of infections that can caused granuloma of lung and nodules and symptoms of cough?
Granuloma: Granuloma of the lungs is typically caused by a fungal infection. A doctor may make a diagnosis of granuloma by chest x-ray or, if the granuloma is not apparently calcified, by computerized tomography (ct), which can detect the calcium that isn't evident on the chest x-ray. The images of affected tissue usually show scarring and calcification characteristic of a granuloma. ...Read more
Causes of chronic non-specific inflammation in duodenum other than celiac disease in INDIA ?? please tell about every other possible causes.
Vitiligo: The exact cause of vitiligo is unknown. However, genetic and autoimmune factors are likely to be involved. Some patients have no family history of vitiligo or autoimmune disease but still develop the disease. Possible extrinsic factors include stress and certain industrial chemicals. I am not sure which chemicals specifically may be responsible. Cytomegalovirus may also play a role. ...Read more
Unlikely to happen: Scarlatina is a simple rash produced by some strains of group a strep. By itself, it is irritating and will sometimes peal like a sunburn. As long as the underlying strep infection is treated within a week to 9 days of rash emergence, no long term effects (rheumatic fever) would be expected. If untreated, the risk of rheumatic fever is the same as that of strep without the rash. ...Read more
Scarlet F= scarlatin: Scarlet fever(scarlitina) is a term we apply when one has a group a strep infection that causes an extensive rash. The strep toxin enters the blood & begins to show up as an extensive sunburn like, flat rash that feels like sand paper. The patient will be expected to have high fever & the rash starts within 12 hrs of the fever. The rash often first appears in the bating trunk area & flexing areas. ...Read more
Depends: Scarlet fever (SF) also called scarletina was/is a fever & rash producing strain of Group A strep disease that if untreated often lasted for weeks.The rash itself was as irritating as a bad sunburn, but had little long term impact. Rheumatic fever could occur in 1/200 with heart,CNS or kidney problems.But this was a strep issue not specific to rash strains.Antibiotics could prevent this damage. ...Read more
Strep A + gene: Group a streptococcus is cause of throat & skin infections. It is acquired from contaminated fingers or contact with oral secretions of a source case. Some people carry it without getting infected year round. Some strains have additional genes that code for making a toxin that spreads thru the blood & gives a red, sandpaper & sunburn like rash starting within 12 hrs of the fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strep A + gene: Group a streptococcus is cause of throat infections. It is acquired from contaminated fingers or contact with oral secretions of a source case. Some people carry it without getting infected year round. Some strains have additional genes that code for making a toxin that spreads thru the blood & gives a red, sandpaper & sunburn like rash starting within 12 hrs of the fever. ...Read more
?? treated ??: Scarlet fever is an old term used in the era before antibiotics.It discribed the unremitting fever if certain strains of strep that had an extra ability to produce a red rash. Within weeks, the initial illness fades but a fraction went on to rheumatic heart disease, injuring heart valves and tissues.Proper treatment of strep today stops the rash early and prevents long term effects. ...Read more
I had scarlet fever as child. Now i'm 32, and I have trouble conceiving. Could that be the cause?
If you had scarlet fever as a child can peeling hands many years later be caused by having had scarlet fever?
Not the cause...: Although after having Scarlet Fever you can get peeling (desquamation) of the skin on the hands/feet, this occurs towards the end of the acute illness. Years later, the cause is likely dry skin or another completely unrelated issue. The strep infection from years ago is not to blame. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can having scarlet fever and chicken pox cause someone to develop seizures. 2 months later in convulsions for 72 hours & seizures never went away?
Help plz! Can scarlet fever cause scar tissue on the brain (which is the cause of one's epileptic seizures)?
Will being around and hugging someone who has strep throat cause me to get it or scarlet fever worried can't take antibiotics cause allergies ?
Possible: This depends on level of contact.For that germ, just being around them and or coming in contact does not pass the germ.You need to have contact with their oral mucous in some form. If you kiss/share drinks/ or they slobber all over the room and you fail to wash hands after touching something they contaminate, you might be exposed.Regular hand washing/sanitizing can help you avoid illness. ...Read more
Peripheral neuropath: Peripheral neuropathy refers to damaged sensory nerves caused by diabetes, vitamin deficiency, physical trauma, consequence of shingles, etc. Go see your doctor for evaluation & appropriate treatment. Sometimes we use older antidepressants like Amitriptyline (lots of side effects in elderly), epilepsy drugs like Gabapentin & pregabalin, pepper compound (capsaicin), numbing agent (lidocaine) etc. ...Read more
A pathogen is a germ: So whatever pathogen you pick - you can read about 'what' diseases they cause. Influenza virus for example, causes 'the flu' which is influenza infection. One germ can cause more than one disease too - for example 'varicella' or the chicken pox germ can cause chicken pox, but it can also cause 'shingles' or herpes zoster. You might want to look on wikipedia for 'general' information of this sort. ...Read more
Thinning : Usually just associated with thinning nails and not necessarily systemic disease. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Opioids are best used for short duration and stopping them does not necessarily cause pain. Discuss with your doctor regarding using other drugs. ...Read more
Neurologic: See neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been getting bouts of dizziness at various points in my day, and have not been able to pinpoint a cause. What are some possible reasons?
Many things possible: Defining the word "dizzy" is very important. Are you lightheaded or feel as if you were spinning? Things that can cause either of those types of feelings include low blood sugar, ear/sinus infections, medications, headaches, stress & anxiety, other inner ear problems aside from infection, and others. Your doctor will get a detailed history and decide which of those possibilities is most likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multifactorial: Not a single cause found and various possible factors are not well defined. Susceptibility to allergies (food or airborne) seems to run in families. Early and late introduction of common allergenic foods (milk, eggs, soy, wheat peanuts, fish, shellfish) have been associated to development of allergy. This question is currently a subject of intense research. ...Read more
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