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This patient support community is for discussions relating to Infectious Diseases, such as: MRSA, Staph, Herpes Zoster/Shingles, Chicken Pox, CMV, Foodborne/Waterborne Illnesses, Meningitis, C Diff, Rabies and other Infectious Disease
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Measles was thought to be eliminated from the US in the year 2000, but a more recent surge in vaccine hesitancy has resulted in 2019 seei...
I cut my finger with the bloody knife that I was just using to cut raw beef. I washed it with soap and water and suck on it until it stop...
Dear Doctor, I had a suspect bite on my hand but did not recall it happening. I showed a friend who suggested going to the ER. At th...
Does a dog lick a small wound and get rabies? Dogs haven't been vaccinated yet. Is it generally believed that rabies can only be infected...
My 65 year-old mother was ill for weeks with severe diarrhea and then lost her appetite altogether. She also has severe spinal stenosis t...
It seem's my life is turning into a living hell with symptom's that nobody believe's yet I have proof of what is torturingme. First of a...
I was diagnosed with pancreatitis and also at the same time my knee replacement that was 15 months old became infected and I'm just wonde...
The CDC has identified current measles outbreaks in 18 states in the US. Additionally, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Madagascar, Philippines,...
I am had itching and outer swelling in left ear for seven days, bad smell from nose and posterier cervical lymph node raised slighlty on ...
I just got Urinary Tract Infection again and I have a medicine at home called CEFDINIR 200 MG. I know it's for disinfecting bacteria in...
I am currently living in Phuket, Thailand Last Sunday I woke up with extreme body aches in muscle/joints I had malaise high temperatu...
Hi, I tested negative for chlamediya, syphilis, herpes 1&2, gonorihea, hiv 1&2 (4th gen), hep a(igm), hep b, hep c last month. My poss...
It's here. My son's soccer team had four kids out last week due to 'it' (you know, sore throat, congestion, cough). Since viruses are t...
Hi everyone...can someone please help...cant get answers from my docs Im 28 yr old hetero male 5'10" 175 lbs history of symp...timelin...
Recently my 53 years old mother suffered from acute febrile illness for two weeks.After week in hospital she was diagnosed with polysero...
I have recently visited an internal medicine doctor, she asked me to do some blood analysis .... Cbc, ANAhep2 and a protein electrophores...
Hi Everyone, I have read multiple post on this site over the years but have never actually posted any questions. But I am lost as to ...
Do you know any infections (bacterial or viral) dangerous for our health or life, which do not develop fever (the body temperature is in...
Two months back I was in the ER with fever and high heart rate, my blood work came back and my WBC was in range but my Neutrophil% was lo...
My little sister(shes 2) has phneumonia. She hates the medicine she has to take and the only thing she does is lay down and sleep and she...
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