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Body Lice (Definition)

Similar to head lice, these tiny parasitic insects live on the clothes and can often be seen at the seams. They feed on the blood of the host, and ...Read more


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Will typhoid stop me from going on my vacation?

Will typhoid stop me from going on my vacation?

If it's active: If you are actively contagious, yes- ethically, you should not travel since it can be transmitted by contact with contaminated objects. Certainly, if left untreated typhoid can sometimes kill you due to dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities-that would stop anyone from going on vacation. ...Read more

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Will mucormycosis stop me from going on my vacation?

Will mucormycosis stop me from going on my vacation?

Serious disease: Mucormycosis is a serious infection of the sinuses that can spread to the brain. It occurs in people who have a weakened immune system. Usual treatment includes surgery to remove the involved infected areas. ...Read more

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Will cat bites stop me from going on my vacation?

Will cat bites stop me from going on my vacation?

If infected: If superficial abrasion topical antibiotic will be adequate. If however if there is deeper info tion it requires antibiotics and monitoring. See physician immediately for antibiotics and if adequate response is noted you can go on vacation with arranging follow up if ne essay with physician at vacation site. ...Read more

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Will rinnorrhea stop me from going on my vacation?

Will rinnorrhea stop me from going on my vacation?

No: Rhinorrhea means runny nose. It depends on what other symptoms you have. ...Read more

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Will cough stop me from going on my vacation?

Will cough stop me from going on my vacation?

Depends...: Depends on the severity of your cough, the reason for the cough, how far you are traveling, the transportation means like car, train, plane. You need to see your doctor prior to your vacation to determine the correct answer for you, especially if you are also short of breath as your last question indicates. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will diarrhea stop me from going on my vacation?

Will diarrhea stop me from going on my vacation?

Have a nice time: If your diarrhea is mild, of brief duration, caused by a number of viruses, food poisoning, or a self-limited low-grade infection then go have a nice time on your trip. However, if your diarrhea is profuse, wakes you from sleep, is associated with fever and/or abdominal pain/tenderness, bleeding, or is persistent then leaving familiar local medical resources is not recommended--go get checked. ...Read more

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Will my swimmer's ear stop me from going on my vacation?

Will my swimmer's ear stop me from going on my vacation?

Possibly: Swimmers ear (otitis externa) requires antibiotic drops. If they don't have them on board patients can become quite miserable. It can even become life-threatening in diabetic patients. Also the condition requires water avoidance (none in the ear). Make sure you get seen before the vacation to avoid a miserable week! ...Read more

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Will breast abscess stop me from going on my vacation?

Will breast abscess stop me from going on my vacation?

Maybe: If you are having fever, aches and chills you should not be travelling but should see your doctor. If you have already been drained with a needle or tiny incision and are feeling well [or nusing and getting better] discuss with your doc but likely you can still go. ...Read more

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Will stress stop me from going on my vacation?

Will stress stop me from going on my vacation?

Stress: Please don't let it. Vacations have been proven to reduce stress, and people who take vacations are healthier than those who don't. ...Read more

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Will a toe laceration stop me from going on my vacation?

Will a toe laceration stop me from going on my vacation?

Probably Not: If the laceration has been evaluated and your physician has does not see any cause for concern the you will probably be able to go on vacation. That being said, you should discuss with the doctor the details on where and what plans you have so that he/she can make more tailored recommendations on activity. ...Read more

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Will scaphoid fracture stop me from going on my vacation?

Will scaphoid fracture stop me from going on my vacation?

Not necessarily: A scaphoid fracture is usually benign and just takes time to heal while not typically causing a lot of dysfunction. As long as you won't be participating in any extreme sports you should be able to enjoy your vacation without a problem. ...Read more

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Will altitude illness stop me from going on my vacation?

Will altitude illness stop me from going on my vacation?

Shouldn't: Your dr has several choices to prevent altitude illness including "diamox" a special type of diuretic(water pill), cortisone, nifedipine, or salmeterol. I usually recommend the "diamox" acetazolamide as it is cheap and easy to use. ...Read more

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Will shin splints stop me from going on my vacation?

Will shin splints stop me from going on my vacation?

Should Not Stop You: Shin splints should not stop you from going on your vacation. They will only limit some of the activities that you can do. You should check with your physician to see what you can and cannot do. ...Read more

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Will periorbital cellulitis stop me from going on my vacation?

Will periorbital cellulitis stop me from going on my vacation?

Severity?: Preseptal cellulitis can potentially resolve with oral antibiotics. Postseptal cellulitis may need IV antibiotics. Any eye movement disturbance is worrisome and usually involves imaging. Amount of swelling and spread can be factors. Also if not improving on first line therapy, that would stop vacation. So depends on severity, length of time, treatment working or not, etc. ...Read more

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Pubic Lice (Definition)

Pubic lice is a parasitic infection of the hair shaft that can cause irritation and itching. It is ...Read more


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Pediculosis (Definition)

Refers to infestation with lice. Pediculosis can include head lice, body ...Read more