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What does getting dengue fever mean in the long run?

What does getting dengue fever mean in the long run?

Worse next time: There are 4 serotypes (varieties) of dengue virus. Most people recover uneventfully. Rarely, some have internal oozing which can be very serious. Oddly enough, if you have been infected with one variety in the past, you are more likely to have a severe reaction to another dengue serotype infection in the future. Prevention is essential: wear insect repellent during the day. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Dengue Fever (Definition)

Also known as breakbone fever, this is a viral, flu-like illness spread ...Read more


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What does getting hepatoblastoma mean in the long run?

What does getting hepatoblastoma mean in the long run?

Fight for survival: Hepatoblastoma-most common cancerous liver tumor affecting children from infancy to about 5 years of age. As with any cancer, prognosis and long-term survival vary greatly from child to child.Prompt medical attention, aggressive therapy are important for the best prognosis.Continuous follow-up care is very important because side effects of radiation/chemo may occur, as well as second malignancies. ...Read more

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What does getting colonic diseases mean in the long run?

What does getting colonic diseases mean in the long run?

Depends: The answer to this question really depends on the specific type of colonic disease you are wondering about. There are several disease processes of the colon, each with different outcomes and prognosis. ...Read more

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What does getting cerebral contusion mean in the long run?

What does getting cerebral contusion mean in the long run?

Don't do it again: Cerebral contusions (bruising) in the brain is usually tolerated okay if it's not too severe. But as each subsequent head injury is cumulative and exponential in it's effects, you only wan this once in your life! ...Read more

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What does getting broken elbow mean in the long run?

What does getting broken elbow mean in the long run?

Depends: Witout knowing more about the fracture, long term consequences cannot be predicted. Some elbow fractures will heal and after rehab will have no long-rem problems. Others, especially those with significant joint damage cause loss of motion and possible post-traumatic arthrosis. You should did the fracture with your physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take the symptoms of dengue fever to show up?

How long does it take the symptoms of dengue fever to show up?

Dengue Fever: Symptoms typically develop between 4 and 7 days after the bite of an infected mosquito, although the incubation period may range from 3 to 14 days. Dengue can essentially be excluded as the cause of symptoms in a traveler developing an illness more than 14 days after returning from a dengue-endemic country. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your monocytes are high in lab work? How long does pneumonia last?

What does it mean when your monocytes are high in lab work? How long does pneumonia last?

See below;: Monocytes - How high? Slight elevation is not meaningful. You should discuss it with the doctor who ordered the test. Pneumonia- It depends on the cause of pneumonia, underlying lung disease, immune status and treatment given. Under favorable circumstances a person should recover in less than a week. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How long does valley fever last and what are the symptoms?

How long does valley fever last and what are the symptoms?

Weeks of weakness: Valley fever is often mild and transient with symptoms very similar to routine viral upper respiratory tract infections or even pneumonia. Most cases probably don't even come to the doctor's attention. Symptoms of fatigue can last for weeks up to months. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a low temperature of 97.5 all the time?

Your set point: There is no normal temperature. If you at 97.5, that is your normal. ...Read more

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If someone is infected with dengue fever, how long does the fever last?

If someone is infected with dengue fever, how long does the fever last?

Per CDC-: Per: http://www.cdc.gov/dengue/faqfacts/index.html : “Dengue hemorrhagic fever is characterized by a fever that lasts from 2 to 7 days.” ...Read more

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How long does the normal flu virus live in the body after symptoms subside?

How long does the normal flu virus live in the body after symptoms subside?

Not long: As you recover from influenza the body is building antibodies which attack and kill the virus. ...Read more

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What is cotton fever? What are the symptoms and how long does it last?

What is cotton fever? What are the symptoms and how long does it last?

Reaction 2 particles: from the cotton that is often used to filter heroin (and other drugs) once they are dissolved in water, and usually heated over a flame ('cooked'). The cotton particles cause a foreign body/immune response, especially in the lungs, with cough, fever, chills, sometimes chest pain and shortness of breath, as well as other autoimmune symptoms - muscle aches, weakness, malaise (french for feeling bad) ...Read more

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What is cotton fever? What are the symptoms and how long does it last?

What is cotton fever? What are the symptoms and how long does it last?

Reaction 2 particles: from the cotton that is often used to filter heroin (and other drugs) once they are dissolved in water, and usually heated over a flame ('cooked'). The cotton particles cause a foreign body/immune response, especially in the lungs, with cough, fever, chills, sometimes chest pain and shortness of breath, as well as other autoimmune symptoms - muscle aches, weakness, malaise (french for feeling bad) ...Read more

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How long does it take for swollen glands in neck to go down after having a cold? What is considered normal?

How long does it take for swollen glands in neck to go down after having a cold? What is considered normal?

Depends..: Many infections can linger even after sore throat has resolved. In general most reactive lymph nodes diminish in size after a couple weeks once the agent is gone. Mono, for example can take months....also sometimes lymph nodes get larger but dont go back to the original size. I suggest you see someone if it hasnt gone down 2-3 weeks after improvement in case you need to be examined or tested ...Read more

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What are the sure symptoms of heart attack? How long does it last for??????

What are the sure symptoms of heart attack? How long does it last for??????

Heart attack: Typically some form of chest discomfort often accompanied by breathlessness,sweat,nausea,palpitations,a sense of impending doom ,anxiety,with radiation of discomfort to various areas in the SVC distribution;BUT some or all of these may or may not be present in the majority of presentations. A large minority up to 20=40% present with very atypical symptoms inc. painless ...Read more

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What does fungal meningitis look like? Does it appear in throat? What are the symptoms? Live on state where there was outbreak. Thank you!

What does fungal meningitis look like? Does it appear in throat? What are the symptoms? Live on state where there was outbreak. Thank you!

Fungal meningitis: There are several fungi that not infrequently cause meningitis. Among these are cryptococcus, coccidiodes, and rarely histoplasma and blastomyces. Without knowing whether you are referring to these or to the patients who received injections of contaminated steroids into their spinal column cannot answer your question very clearly. Meningitis has nothing to do with your throat directly. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more