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Doctor insights on: Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus

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What are signs of secondary skin bacterial infection in chickenpox.I have 3 spots that oozed w/ transparent yellow/gold fluid.Are they infected?

Maybe: Open skin lesions like those of chickenpox can be secondarily infected by various skin germs like staph or strep. Your physician can sort this out for you because it is sometimes difficult to tell with chickenpox. ...Read more

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A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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Stools with undigested food; diarrhea ranging from watery, explosive, difficulty letting it out; usually darkmustard colored; slimy; fish odor; foamy?

Stools with undigested food; diarrhea ranging from watery, explosive, difficulty letting it out; usually darkmustard colored; slimy; fish odor; foamy?

?celiac disease: Your symptoms are consistent with an intestinal malabsorption disorder and sensitivity to gluten(celiac disease) is suggested. See your physician who will order the appropriate tests and, if needed, send you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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2yr old has dark green diarrhea both thick/watery with bright green mucus, after food poisoning from undercooked hamburger.

2yr old has dark green diarrhea both thick/watery with bright green mucus, after food poisoning from undercooked hamburger.

Diarrhea: When red meat is not cooked properly or is kept in the refrigerated condition for a long time, the possibility of diarrhea increases manifold. Consumption of red meat that is infected with a bacterium called Escherichia coli is one of the most common causes of food poisoning. Maybe he should get a stool culture. Keep him well hydrated and if there is fever, and diarrhea continues go to the ER. ...Read more

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High fever sore throat, skin sores, painless after fever broke, white blood cells fighting virus?, then died, harmless? Treatment?Antibiotics ness.?

High fever sore throat, skin sores, painless after fever broke, white blood cells fighting virus?, then died, harmless? Treatment?Antibiotics ness.?

See your physician : Skin rash with fever can be due to numerous potential viral or bacterial infections. See your primary care physician or a dermatologist for a work up including further lab work, cultures, and possible skin biopsy. This will hopefully guide treatment. ...Read more

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Ate steamed oysters 12/6. Entered hosp. On 12/8 with severe viral gastroenteritis. Still having loose, yellow stool. Normal for situation?

Ate steamed oysters 12/6. Entered hosp. On 12/8 with severe viral gastroenteritis. Still having loose, yellow stool. Normal for situation?

Yes: It is quite common for viral gastroenteritis severe enough to require hospitalization to upsel the colon for a long while until you are able to "repopulate" normal bowel organisms. Not to worry you WILL get better! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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6-mnth old baby; mornin stool normal: big bout-yellow semi-solid; during the day: 2-3x small watery yellow/green stools. Y? Due 2 introducin new food?

6-mnth old baby; mornin stool normal: big bout-yellow semi-solid; during the day: 2-3x small watery yellow/green stools. Y? Due 2 introducin new food?

More info needed: What did you feed your baby? What kind of milk--breast or formula are you using? Has your baby been exposed to anyone who is ill with diarrhea? Please let your pediatrician evaluate your youngster if symptoms of diarrhea persist into the next day. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes feces to be nearly white in color? Diarrhea 2 days (green) then white feces, with gas

What causes feces to be nearly white in color? Diarrhea 2 days (green) then white feces, with gas

Hello, : Hello, when the feces transits too fast through the colon, it doesn't get adequate liquid reabsorbed by the body. The green bile in the feces doesn't get metabolized into the normal brown color of feces. The white feces means that there is a problem with lack of bile. This needs to be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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My toddler lips turns purplish blue. she's had loose stools. no fever eating fine?

My toddler lips turns purplish blue. she's had loose stools. no fever eating fine?

Be seen now: Have infant seen as soon as you read this. May be an emergency with lips turning blue. To ER or call 911 if lips are blue or any breathing distress. ...Read more

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Low fever, sore throat, red throat, white / yellowish spots / vesicle on tonsills, spit brown mucus, thick mucus, pain. Is that tonsillitis?

Low fever, sore throat, red throat, white / yellowish spots / vesicle on tonsills, spit brown mucus, thick mucus, pain. Is that tonsillitis?

Need to see a doctor: Certainly tonsillitis is a possibility.There are other possible source of infection. Fever indicate systemic involvement and should be evaluated by a physician. Infection can spread rapidly or cause complication. ...Read more

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5mo old has had bad runny watery diarrhea 4, 2 1/2 days , a bright mustard color. Teeth has already broken through. What can b wrong with him?

5mo old has had bad runny watery diarrhea 4, 2 1/2 days , a bright mustard color. Teeth has already broken through. What can b wrong with him?

Infection: By 3 all baby teeth should be erupted. Your child should be under a Dentist's Care since Age 1. Please make immediate appointments with both your child's Dentist and Physician. Concern is dehydration, so keep your child as hydrated as possible until cause/cure has been determined. Call a Physician and Dentist NOW. ...Read more

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At what temperature does creutzfeldt-jakob disease virus in beef get killed when cooked?

At what temperature does creutzfeldt-jakob disease virus in beef get killed when cooked?

Not "killed": The agent of cjd (misfolded protein or prion) is not a virus as there is no dna or RNA in it. It is unfortunately extremely resistant to inactivation and there is no evidence that cooking eliminates risk, i.e., you cannot cook contaminated meat enough to make it safe. ...Read more

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54 y/o M, sticky/smelly stool (mustard yellow;now light brown); periodic cold sweat/clammy, diabetic, on antidepressants, ~20 lbs overweight? Cause?

54 y/o M, sticky/smelly stool (mustard yellow;now light brown); periodic cold sweat/clammy, diabetic, on antidepressants, ~20 lbs overweight? Cause?

23 words???: Hi. Hmmm, 23 words, no exam and no labs, and you want us to give you a cause. OK, we don't specialize in guesswork. Please see your doctor and get a proper evaluation with exam and diagnostic tests. Good luck! ...Read more

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2y r old food poisoning from undercooked hamburger,started Tuesday.No fever,no belly ache,diarrhea is dark green with mucus.What r chances of fatality?

2y r old food poisoning from undercooked hamburger,started Tuesday.No fever,no belly ache,diarrhea is dark green with mucus.What r chances of fatality?

If treated-UNLIKELY: Make sure the child is seen, evaluated, and treated. Dehydration can occur easily in a 2 yo, so make sure they are well hydrated. Antibiotics may be needed, etc. Statistically speaking, it would be very unlikely for the 2 yo to be in any danger of a fatality occurring. best wishes.. ...Read more

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Are small numbers of HIV virus trasmitted by breastfeeding (in the milk or in tiny nipple cracks)?

Are small numbers of HIV virus trasmitted by breastfeeding (in the milk or in tiny nipple cracks)?

Yes it is possible: If the mother is HIV positive it is possible for the HIV infection to pass through breastfeeding. In the usa it is not advised for an HIV mother to bf. In the 3rd world the answer is not so clear, as the child might well be more likely to die from malnutrition or contaminated formula than from the HIV in breastmilk. ...Read more

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What sicknesses are associated with coxsackie virus and enterovirus 71?

What sicknesses are associated with coxsackie virus and enterovirus 71?

Coxsachie: Group a coxsackieviruses tend to infect the skin and mucous membranes, causing herpangina, acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis, and hand foot and mouth disease coxachie b cardiomyopathy entro 17 produces nervous system disorders and hand foot mouth disease though milder cases may cause diarrhea or be asymptomatic. ...Read more