Diseases

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

ContentsDescription of Medical ConditionMedical Symptoms and Signs of DiseaseWhat Causes Disease?Risk FactorsDiagnosis of DiseaseDifferential DiagnosisLaboratoryPathological FindingsSpecial TestsImagingDiagnostic ProceduresTreatment (Medical Therapy)Appropriate Health CareGeneral MeasuresActivityDietPatient EducationMedications (Drugs, Medicines)Drug(s) of ChoiceAlternative DrugsPatient MonitoringPrevention / AvoidancePossible ComplicationsExpected Course / PrognosisMiscellaneousAssociated ConditionsAge-Related FactorsPregnancySynonymsInternational Classification of DiseasesSee AlsoOther NotesAbbreviationsBuy Most Popular Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, Antiviral Drugs Online no RX & OTCDescription of Medical Condition Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized primarily by profound fatigue, in association with multiple systemic and neuropsychiatric symptoms, lasting at least 6 months. The fatigue must have a new or definite onset (i.e., not lifelong), is not relieved by rest, and results in a substantial reduction in previous activities (occupation, education, social, and …

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Chickenpox

Description of Medical Condition A common, highly contagious, childhood exanthem characterized by the development of typical crops of vesicles on the skin and mucous membranes. • The virus is spread by respiratory droplets or direct contact with vesicles or indirectly through freshly soiled articles • Outbreaks tend to occur from January to May • The usual incubation period …

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Babesiosis

Description of Medical Condition • Babesiosis is a worldwide tick-borne hemolytic disease that is caused by intraerythrocytic protozoan parasites of the genus Babesia • Babesiosis has rarely been reported outside the US. Sporadic cases have been reported from a number of countries including France, Italy, the former Yugoslavia. United Kingdom, Ireland, the former Soviet Union and Mexico. In the …

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Condyloma Acuminata

ContentsDescription of Medical ConditionMedical Symptoms and Signs of DiseaseWhat Causes Disease?Risk FactorsDiagnosis of DiseaseDifferential DiagnosisLaboratoryPathological FindingsSpecial TestsDiagnostic ProceduresTreatment (Medical Therapy)Appropriate Health CareGeneral MeasuresSurgical MeasuresActivityDietPatient EducationMedications (Drugs, Medicines)Drug(s) of ChoiceAlternative DrugsPatient MonitoringPrevention / AvoidancePossible ComplicationsExpected Course / PrognosisMiscellaneousAssociated ConditionsAge-Related FactorsPregnancySynonymsInternational Classification of DiseasesSee AlsoBuy Most Popular Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, Antiviral Drugs Online no RX & OTCDescription of Medical Condition Condyloma acuminata are soft skin colored, fleshy warts that are caused by the HPV (human papilloma virus). There are now > 100 known types of HPV and types 6, 11,16,18, 31, 33, 35 have been associated with condyloma acuminata. The disease is highly contagious, can appear singly or in groups, small or large. …

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Infectious disorders

ContentsPrinciplesEpidemiologic and virulence factors in infectious diseasesDocumentation of infectionAntimicrobial therapy: general principlesToxicity of Antimicrobial TherapyManagement of selected clinical conditionsNucleoside analogsNonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitorsOther inhibitors of reverse transcriptaseLate-stage inhibitionProtease inhibitorsAntiretroviral resistanceGuidelines for the use of antiviral agents in human immunodeficiency virus infectionPrinciplesTreatment of human immunodeficiency virus infection in pregnancyPostexposure prophylaxisImmunomodulationVaccine strategiesPrevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency VirusNew information on management of human immunodeficiency virus infection and its complicationsManagement of the Febrile Neutropenic PatientManagement of Bacterial MeningitisManagement of Infective EndocarditisManagement of TuberculosisManagement of MalariaErythrocytic asexual phaseEvaluation of the efficacy of vaccinesEvaluation of the efficacy of vaccinesPenicillinsβ-Lactamase inhibitorsCephalosporinsMonobactamsCarbapenemsAminoglycosidesVancomycin/GlycopeptidesChloramphenicolTetracyclinesMacrolidesClindamycinMetronidazoleSulfonamides and TrimethoprimQuinolonesStreptograminsOxazolidinonesAntituberculosis DrugsAntifungal DrugsAntiviral AgentsBuy Most Popular Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, Antiviral Drugs …

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Epidemiologic and virulence factors in infectious diseases

ContentsEpidemiologic considerationsBasic principles of transmission.AcquisitionPatient informationInfectivityPrinciplesVirulence factorsKey pointsPrinciplesHost factorsPrinciplesPrinciplesPrinciplesBuy Most Popular Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, Antiviral Drugs Online no RX & OTCEpidemiologic considerations Before appropriate therapy can be given for an infectious disease, consideration of epidemiologic factors is essential. This section does not fully discuss the epidemiology (the determinants, occurrence, distribution, and control of health and disease) of infectious diseases. However, a number of basic principles and historical points are worth emphasizing. Basic principles of transmission. An infectious disease results from the interaction between an infectious agent and a susceptible host. The agent may originate from a source external to the host (exogenous infection), or, because of changes in the agent–host relationship, …

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Pediatric Infectious Disease

ContentsToxic Shock in ChildrenTreating Sinusitis in ChildrenManaging Respiratory Syncytial Virus InfectionMeasles UpsurgeBuy Most Popular Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, Antiviral Drugs Online no RX & OTCDrugs mentioned: amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin / SmithKline Beecham) cefaclor (Ceclor / Lilly) cefuroxime (Zinacef / Glaxo) ribavirin (Virazole / ICN) Toxic Shock in Children Toxic shock is an acute disease characterized by fever, mucous membrane hyperemia, subcutaneous edema, desquamating erythroderma, hypotension, and multisystem organ involvement. A decade ago it was widely described as an illness affecting young women, associated with vaginal colonization by Staphylococcus aureus and the use of tampons. Subsequent studies demonstrated that S. aureus produces several related enterotoxins — including toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 (TSST-1) — that …

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