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Doctor insights on: What Are The Complications That Occur With Nocardiosis

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What is nocardiosis?

What is nocardiosis?

Subtle infection: Nocardia is a family of bacteria that are easily missed if they're not suspected. They cause foot infections that can be severe, or in immunocompromised, lung or systemic infections that are hard to diagnose. They are quite resistant to ordinary antimicrobial agents. ...Read more

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Most common symptoms of nocardiosis?

Most common symptoms of nocardiosis?

VAriable: Nasty foot ulcers especially in the tropics and hard to treat. Difficult pneumonia thankfully rare. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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Had there been any outbreaks if nocardiosis or has nocardiosis played a significant role in history?

Had there been any outbreaks if nocardiosis or has nocardiosis played a significant role in history?

Not epidemic: Nocardia is fairly common in the environment. It's most famous as a cause of hard-to-treat, very severe tropical foot infections. The more-deadly lung infections that nocardia can cause are more sporadic -- often there's no telling why someone becomes ill from this curious bacterium. ...Read more

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After a cat bite what complications can occur?

After a cat bite what complications can occur?

Lots of variables : A simple bite from your domestic cat may only need a good wash out with antiseptic soap & observation. If a stray cat in an area where rabies is prevalent in small animals it might require you impound the cat for 10 days or get a rabies series. Some cat bites carry germs that can cause a bacterial infection in the skin. All issues are worthy of thought. ...Read more

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What kinds of complications can occur with psoriasis?

What kinds of complications can occur with psoriasis?

Several kinds: There are several types of psoriasis. Complications of psoriasis depend on your specific type of psoriasis. Common complications of this chronic disorder include secondary skin infections, psoriatic arthritis & adverse reactions to treatment. Many persons become depressed and suffer from social isolation because of psoriasis. A great primary care physician & dermatologist can make the difference. ...Read more

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What kind of complications can occur awhile after lobectomy?

What kind of complications can occur awhile after lobectomy?

Variety: Actually the vast majority of patients do not suffer any complications. Most patients will have some degree of post op pain and some will be on oxygen temporarily. More serious complications are rare. ...Read more

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And could you state what is expected complication of travel in s africa?

And could you state what is expected complication of travel in s africa?

Infectious disease: Best to querry travel advisory regarding endemic disease ie malaria and take appropiate precautions. ...Read more

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What is Bladder wall thickend complications? its occurs due to obstruction of prostatitits.

What is Bladder wall thickend complications? its occurs due to obstruction of prostatitits.

Bladder wall: This is not normal. The key is to treat the prostate since it sounds like it is blocking urine flow. A Post void residual is an ultrasound test which checks to make sure your bladder is emptying correctly and is done at the urology office. ...Read more