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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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How safe is dysport? Are there any serious complications that can occur after dysport injections? .

How safe is dysport? Are there any serious complications that can occur after dysport injections?

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Very safe: In the hands of an experienced, qualified injector, Dysport is very safe. Most common side effects are bruising and swelling. If injected improperly, Dysport (and botox) and caused eyelid droop or weakness to other muscles nearby the injection site. These side effects are not reversible by any treatment but will subside with time (3-4 months). ...Read more

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How invasive is an EP study? How long is recovery? How long after the procedure can complications occur?

How invasive is an EP study? How long is recovery? How long after the procedure can complications occur?

Lots of info!: Read this and then talk about it w/ the Dr. It's considered minimally invasive but follow all instructions! http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/SymptomsDiagnosisMonitoringofArrhythmia/Electrophysiology-Studies-EPS_UCM_447319_Article.jsp#.V-FncJgrLIU Try to relax and trust the team. ...Read more

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What complications can occur with a hysterectomy? What complications or risks are there with a hysterectomy? .

What complications can occur with a hysterectomy? What complications or risks are there with a hysterectomy?

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Not common. : Complications with a hysterectomy are not very common. However, hysterectomy is a surgical procedure and therefore has risk. You could have bleeding, infection, damage to an organ, blood clot or any number of other complications. Complication rates can be minimized by choosing a skilled and experienced surgeon. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What complications can occur with a hysterectomy? What complications or risks are there with a hysterectomy? .

What complications can occur with a hysterectomy? What complications or risks are there with a hysterectomy?

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Most doctors can : Perform hysterectomy safely, but the same risks always remain: heavy blood loss that requires a blood transfusion; post operative infection ( urinary, wound, pelvic abscess, blood infection, pneumonia); damage to adjacent organs like bladder, ureters, rectum or small bowel; post operative deep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolus; also anesthesia related risks and heart attack, stroke. ...Read more

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What are common complications that may occur after circumcision?

What are common complications that may occur after circumcision?

Rare: Fortunately complications following circumcision are fairly rare. When they do occur, however, it may be related to small amounts of bleeding or swelling at the incision site. There can also be some separation of the skin edges if too much tissue trauma or rubbing occurs before proper healing. Rest assured that circumcisions are typically very safe and very beneficial for men in the long run. ...Read more

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What complications can occur from a puncture wound like an arrow?

What complications can occur from a puncture wound like an arrow?

Clean area well don': Make sure tetanus is up to date. Need to be concerned about infection given the deep penetration and may likely need antibiotics to prevent infection. ...Read more

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What complications could occur if I never drink any water, and only drink soda?

What complications could occur if I never drink any water, and only drink soda?

Necessity of life: Your body is composed of roughly 2/3 water-yes, 2/3 water. Without it, neither u nor i exist. Most of what you eat/drink is actually water. Soda = mostly water +sugar+carbon dioxide+chemicals as preservatives and coloring. So, u actually not avoiding water, u just choose to ingest it in altered-forms. Your choice--live pure or live contaminated. H20 =best drink on earth. Live well, janicemarieii.. ...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

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Can complications from anesthesia occur 5 days after surgery or are they usually immediate ?

Can complications from anesthesia occur 5 days after surgery or are they usually immediate ?

Usually immediate: Most of the drugs/agents used in anesthesia are very short acting and are long gone. The fact that they are short acting is what makes them good for surgical patients. ...Read more

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What are some complications that can occur during circumcision if done under medical supervision?

What are some complications that can occur during circumcision if done under medical supervision?

Bleeding: Rarely some families have genetic bleeding problems that are borderline and unknown even to the families. They can surface in subsequent generations these surface only when someone has xome surgery minor or major. ...Read more