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Site Description: A physician's discussion of common medical conditions and health problems.
Date Joined: Mar 29, 2008

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Doc, what is Chikungunya?
on Oct 2, 2012 in Chikungunya infectious disease Aedes Aegypti mosquito Doc, what is Chikungunya? Chikungunya is a viral disease that is transmitted by infected mosquitoes, specifically Aedes aegypti(same vector of Dengue virus). Affected patients have abrupt onset of fever and  complains of severe joint pain. Asymptoma...

on Aug 8, 2012 in Leptospirosis Icteric Leptospirosis Weil's Disease Doxycycline Doc, can I be infected with Leptospirosis since I waded through the floodwaters several times this week?Leptospirosis is a disease that is caused by pathogenic spirochetes of the genus Leptospira, often acquired by human via contact with fresh water...

Luslos or Hernia
on Aug 1, 2012 in Hernia Direct Inguinal Hernia Indirect Inguinal Hernia Luslos Doc, i have this painless bulge on my balls, may luslos po ba ako?A 24 year old male came to the clinic complaining of a painless bulge on his scrotum or balls which was on an off for more than a month. After taking a thorough medical history and phy...

Enterovirus 71 can cause Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
on Jul 10, 2012 in Hand Foot Mouth Disease Enterovirus 71 Fever Doc, What is Enterovirus 71 and does it cause Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease?Enterovirus 71 (EV-71), is a virus which causes hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). The EV-71 has been known to generally cause severe complications among some patients infec...

WHO issues Fresh Alert for Gonorrhea
on Jun 13, 2012 in STD Gonorrhea sexually transmitted disease Penile discharge WHO June 7, 2012 By Anisha Francis, DC ChennaiDeccan ChronicleThe World Health Organisation on Wednesday issued a fresh alert on a drug resistant type of gonorrhoea, a common sexually transmitted disease, warning that a strain resistant to the very last...

Vascular Reactivity in Pre-Diabetes Improves With Regular Aerobic Exercise
on Jun 4, 2012 in Pre-Diabetes Aerobic Exercise Health News Diabetes Exercise Medical News Vascular Reactivity in Pre-Diabetes Improves With Regular Aerobic Exercise By Fran Lowry NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jun 01 - People with pre-diabetes who engage in regular aerobic exercise improve their vascular reactivity to nearly normal levels,...

on Jun 2, 2012 in Drowning NEJM CPR Drowning Posted by Sara Fazio • May 31st, 2012 NOW@NEJM In many areas of the world, drowning is a leading cause of death, especially among young children. The latest review in our Current Concepts series describes the pathophysiology of drow...

Health Tips on Fever Management
on Aug 19, 2011 in Health tips Sponge bath Dengue Fever You may lower fever by applying sponge bath ("punas") using tap water place in a container for about 5-10 minutes(to be at room temperature). Do not use alcohol ,ice , cold bath to cool the skin since these may make the situation worse by causing shi...

Health Tips on Fever Medications
on Aug 18, 2011 in Paracetamol Health tips dengue hemorrhagic fever Dengue Fever Give only Paracetamol for fever especially if you are not sure of the cause or origin of the high body temperature since it may be due to Dengue Fever. Never give NSAIDs which includes Aspirin, Ibuprofen(Dolan etc..), Mefenamic Acid(Ponstan,Dolfena...

August 2011 Physician Board Exam
on Aug 17, 2011 in Medical Board Physician Board Exam August 2011 August 2011 Physician board exam resultsRoll of Successful Examinees in the PHYSICIAN LICENSURE EXAMINATION Held on AUGUST 6, 2011 & FF. DAYS Page: 34 of 34 Released on AUGUST 17, 2011 1 ABAD, ALBERTO SEÑAL 2 ABAD, APRIL GEORGINA GONZALES 3 ABAD...

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