905.866 medical & health answers

How does yellow fever spread? answers (51)

Page 1 from 6 Next >

What is scarlet fever? and how does it pass from one another?

A: This illness, characterized by high fever and a bright, red rash covering the entire body, occurs in conjunction with about 10 percent of cases of streptococcal respiratory infection, or strep throat. In general, the widespread use of antibiotics to treat strep throat has made scarlet fever less common than it was in the past, but occasional outbreaks still occur. Like strep throat, scarlet fever is most common among children over the age of four. It generally spreads in school and household settings. WHAT CAUSES SCARLET fever? Scarlet fever is caused by a toxin that certain strains of streptococcal bacteria release when they infect the upper respiratory tract. It...


how does the Herpes Vaccine Work?

A: Herpes is a virus that can cause painful blisters and sores. There are several types of herpes and all types can be spread from one person to another. The herpes simplex virus causes both oral and genital herpes and the herpes zoster virus causes chicken pox and shingles. There is no cure for herpes and though medications can alleviate the symptoms of the recurring infections caused by this virus, until recently there was also no way to prevent the virus from spreading if contact was made with someone who was infected. however, researchers have been developing a herpes vaccine to prevent the spread of herpes. Several herpes vaccines are in the works, as each type of herpes virus demands its own herpes vaccine. Genital herpes, which is caused by the herpes simplex...

how does alcohol interact with my medications?

A: According to the package inserts for clonazepam, Lamictal, and Seroquel, alcohol use should be avoided. Trazodone may enhance the response to alcohol--both substances can cause drowsiness. The package insert for Lamictal states that alcohol intolerance may be a rare side effect. Here are some of the side effects listed for each medication; call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following. Lexapro: seizure (convulsions) tremors, shivering, muscle stiffness or twitching, problems with balance or coordination, agitation, confusion, sweating, fast heartbeat. Less serious side effects may include: feeling nervous, restless, or unable to sit still; headache; trouble concentrating; drowsiness; dizziness; sleep problems (insomnia); nausea; diarrhea; heartburn; weight changes;...


how does migration of human populations affect epidemics?

A: When people move from one place to another, they spread disease. If a population that lacks immunity to a certain pathogen moves into an area where the resident population has immunity, the incoming population may suffer an epidemic. Bringing new people into an area can introduce new pathogens to an unsuspecting population with no natural immunity. For example, yellow fever and African strains of malaria reached the New World via the African slave trade....


how does "Pink eye" appear?

A: irrated and maybe red and lots of moist yet crusty eye goop. and even after being clean it appers again. dont let kid wipe the eye it will spread to the other just keep clean and no touching most times docs wont do much it will go in time but sometimes u can get an anitbiotic ( eye drops ) i know a warm face cloth sooths it. i hate pink eye, The white part of the eye usually looks red and irritated, and the lids maybe slightly puffy. Mucus like drainage accumulates and may dry on the eyelashes, causing the eyelids to be stuck together upon awakening. The eye discharge often reappears throughout the day, and can be either watery or thick greenish-yellow. Either one or both eyes maybe involved. Cold Sx are often present, including a low-grade

What does chicken gunya mean?

A: A DISE WHICH A CHICKEN GV A BAD THING TO USE OR BONE GET SPEATED FROM UR BODY THEY GET BOKEN LOTS OF PAIN Chikungunya is a relatively rare form of viral fever caused by an alphavirus that is spread by mosquito bites from the Aedes aegypti mosquito, though recent research by the Pasteur Institute in Paris claims the virus has suffered a mutation that enables it to be transmitted by Aedes albopictus (Tiger mosquito). This was the cause of the actual plague in the Indian Ocean and a threat to the Mediterranean coast at present, requiring urgent meetings of health officials in France, Italy, and Spain. The name is derived from the Makonde word meaning "that which bends up" in reference to the stooped posture developed as a result of the arthritic symptoms of...


Can a person get scarlet fever from a cat?

A: You cannot get scarlet fever from a cat! NO NO NO you cannot catch scarlet fever, or a cold, or cat flu or anything else like that from a cat. The only thing that you might catch though is fleas! Cat-scratch fever Student Encyclopedia Article Page 1 of 1 uncommon disease that may develop in humans who have been scratched or bitten by cat infected with an as yet unidentified bacterium, thought to cause this disease; disease occurs mostly in children and is most likely to occur in autumn and winter; symptoms appear 3 to 10 days after infection and include fever, swollen lymph nodes, rash, and headache; painkillers may be prescribed to relieve fever and headache;...


What's staff infection and how do you get it?

A: Staphylococci are gram-positive, aerobic organisms. Staphylococcus aureus is the most pathogenic; it typically causes skin infections and sometimes pneumonia, endocarditis, and osteomyelitis. It commonly leads to abscess formation. Some strains elaborate toxins that cause gastroenteritis, scalded skin syndrome, and toxic shock syndrome. Diagnosis is by Gram stain and culture. Treatment is usually with penicillinase-resistant ?-lactams, but because antibiotic resistance is common, Vancomycin may be required. Some strains are resistant to all but the newest ribosome-targeted antibiotics (eg, Linezolid, quinupristin plus dalfopristin) or Daptomycin (a lipopeptide antibiotic).(Merck) Please see the web pages for more details and images on Staphylococcus areus, Methicillin resistant...


Is it truly fair that my bf who has a sore throat thinks he may have glandular fever so has split up with me?

A: In his mind you gave it to him, now it would be very difficult for him to change that because he will always think that it was because of you. Do you practice good hygine? If you don''t I can see why he might think he got it from you. I dont mean to offend you but it sounds like he thinks you''re "dirty" and you got him sick. Is it fair? No. But sometimes things arn''t fair, but you can''t erase someone''s feelings. If he truly wanted to be with you, he would not break up with you over something so undetermined... and lame... I think it may just be an excuse because he was looking for a way to break up. Sorry, but that''s probably what is really going on. It sounds like a really lame excuse to me. I don''t know much about the severity of it, but it


Why HIV can't spread through mosquito?

A: Because of antibodies in the mosquito''s saliva. It kills the virus. For as long as they have no cure, I dont believe its not possible to catch it in other ways they say you cant. or maybe the insect consumes it all craps it out and then sticks someone else where as to it would not bother the next person if he crapped it out an hour ago. or it may kill the insect before he can bite another. because you dont do them lol Human being is suffering from hundred of virus disease but only handful is know transmitte by mosquito.This is because due to the virus it self.Hiv virus is consider very weak virus as to adopt to change environment as concern.This virus once leave the habitant if not get in same kind of habitant will died right the way.This virus can''t survive in mosquito stomach same as...

Contact us   |   Disclaimer & Privacy Policy   |