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 Are you making preparations for the upcoming Bird Flu (H5N1) ??
Latest reports from Indonesia are saying that there is now evidence of human to human, And again to another human, transmission of H5N1. While this is not the mutation that will cause the pandemic, ...


 Have there been any reported cases of bird-flu in the US?
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 Can a person have a false-positive result on a mono test.?
Should someone with no symptoms other than infected throat who tested positive for mono, be retested, if they show no other symptoms of having mono?No fatigue.Only one day of loss of appetite. Are ...


 does hepatitis(A or E) virus continuously remain in human body for more than 12 years?
i m 36 male from kathmandu,nepal.12 years ago viral hepatitis had relasped for second time(in 2 years of time span).on my regular LFT the total and cong.bilirubin and sgot are always higher than the ...


 What is Ebola Virus and how can it affect me?
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 if your viral blood count is around 10000 and now it is only 200 whay happened?
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 Is seroconversion in hepatitis -b means free from progression of serosis and hcc ?
i have been treated with adefovir & mild serosis in leverbiopsy....


 my daughter has been exposed to Hepatitis C?
from her boyfriend i am taking her to dr. she feels fine and has no symptoms but we are still going to take her to get tested she wants to take nursing school if she does have it can she still be a ...


 I have Shingles on my face, not Temporal arteritis!Can it be spread by washcloth to another part of the body?
I have Shingles, not Temporal arteritis, on my face. Lots of pain and now blisters coming. Can it be spread to other parts of the body with a washcloth, etc. or does it only travel nerve paths? Also, ...


 mu husband got bit by our cat - now it's a staph infection - what will they do?
he got bit last wednesday - went to the clinic on thursday - they gave him a script for antibiotics - now it's a staph infection - per the humane society where we got the cat - he went to make ...


 what DOES A DOCTOR "FEEL" FOR WHEN HE PRESSES ON YOUR LIVER DURING A PHYSICAL?
CAN HE TELL BY FEEL IF THERE IS LIVER DAMAGE? WHAT IF THE LIVER FEELS HARD?I HEARD A DOCTOR CAN ACTUALLY USE A STETHESCOPE ON THE ABDOMIN (SPELLING ?) IF THERE IS SWELLING OF IT , AND HEAR FLUID MOVIN...


 what is the life expectancy of a person with cirrhosis and hepatitis c?
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 Where does bacteria come from in the human body?
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 is anthrax contagious?
how contagious is bacillus anthracis? if it is contagious at all?...


 ideal antiviral agent?
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 what are the causes of false posirive and false negative results of heptitis c virus?
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 Adult strep infection in joints?
I am a 41 year old female. I went in for blood test because of joint and muscle pain, dark urine,nausea,severe fatigue. I have been ill with colon and liver problems ,also facing more surgeries in ...


 nursing interventions for patient with hyper plastic tonsils?
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 help!? part of my big toe nail turned black!???
OK....i take goooood care of my toenails..i don't understand what this is....a whole right side of my big toe nail is black/gray-darkpurple....at 1st I thought i hit it somewhere and it bruised.....


 Is allicin effective on skin staph infections? I've been on dicloxicillin, now I'm off, and staph is back.
I've been on dicloxicillin for 2.5 months, off for 1 week, and the coagulase neg. staph has returuned....



jennie5m
is gangrene contagious?
                     




antshooter
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Only if you have an open would that has limited air exposure. the causative agent is botulism


alex
not at all
but it lookes gross when your body parts are rotting off


Karma
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No, it's an infection that will result in amputation of the affected limb.


Yvonne D
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No not at all but if a person has gangrene then they need urgent medical attention.


homebound
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No, but it is a VERY serious condition and potentially lethal. It needs treatment as early as possible. Get ready for some drastic measures


Smaug Newton
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No. Gangene is a necrosis, or death, of tissue. It usually results from obstruction of the blood supply to an organ or tissue.


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