What Is Gastroenteritis

Summary Gastroenteritis: Drink a lot to avoid dehydration Diet in case of gastroenteritis gastro diet Gastroenteritis: Drink a lot to avoid dehydration Vomiting and diarrhea lead to loss of water and mineral salts. To compensate for it and avoid dehydration, drink a lot, at least 2 liters of drink a day (water preferably flat water rich in sodium, broth of salty vegetables, sweet herbal teas …). You can add some…

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Suffering From Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common and often minor problem. However, its persistence requires further investigation. Where does this transit trouble come from? What are the treatments? Diarrhea is defined by the release of stools that are too soft or even liquid. There are two types, depending on the frequency of the disorders: acute or chronic. In both cases, the causes can be many. Acute diarrhea: Due to food poisoning? WHAT ARE…

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What are the symptoms and Duration of the Flu?

After the Ile-de-France, the flu spreads throughout metropolitan France in mid-December. Every year, the influenza epidemic causes annoying symptoms in millions of people, but also significant complications in many thousands. Doctissimo presents the signs of this viral disease, as well as its average duration. Summary Influenza-like symptoms vs. true flu symptoms Duration of incubation, contagion, and recovery of influenza Vaccination against influenza Treatment of flu symptômes grippe Influenza is abundantly…

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The Value of Zinc

Zinc may be the last entry on an alphabetical list of minerals, but it could be number one when you consider how critical it is to men’s health. Clue number one: the prostate gland comprises a large concentration of this mineral, and nature didn’t put it there for no reason. Clue number two: zinc has an impact on testosterone levels, and we all know how essential that is! We have…

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What is Herpes Zoster Oticus ( Ramsey Hunt Syndrome)

Ramsay Hunt syndrome is regarded as an acute peripheral facial neuropathy linked with the erythematous vesicular rash of the skin of the ear canal, mucous membrane of the oropharynx. And auricle (also termed herpes zoster oticus). This syndrome is also understood as geniculate neuralgia or nervus intermedius neuralgia. Ramsay Hunt syndrome can also happen in the absence of a skin rash, a condition known as zoster sine herpete. Ramsay Hunt…

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Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)

Xerostomia also is known as Dry Mouth is caused by lower levels or the absence salivation within the mouth. This condition can often lead to discomfort which negatively affects your ability speak, swallowing, an ability to wear dentures, producing bad breath and compromise your oral hygiene due to reducing the oral pH and an increase in bacterial growth. Persistent xerostomia can lead to severe tooth decay and oral candidiasis. Xerostomia…

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X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia

(Bruton’s disease) The X-linked agammaglobulinemia is characterized by low or absent immunoglobulin immunoglobulin levels and lack of B cells, leading to recurrent infections with encapsulated bacteria. (See also Overview of immune deficiency disorders, and approach to the patient with an immunodeficiency disorder.) The X-linked agammaglobulinemia is characterized by low or absent immunoglobulin immunoglobulin levels and lack of B cells, leading to recurrent infections with encapsulated bacteria. (See also Overview of…

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X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome Inherited

(Duncan’s syndrome) The X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome is a result of a defect in the T-cells and natural killer cells and is characterized by an abnormal sensitivity to Epstein-Barr virus infections. This can lead to liver failure, immunodeficiency, lymphoma, fatal lymphoproliferative diseases or bone marrow aplasia. (See also Overview of immune deficiency disorders, and approach to the patient with an immunodeficiency disorder.) The X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome is a result of a…

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X-Ray And Other Imaging Contrast Examinations

The main contraindication in X-ray contrast media studies is a suspicion of a perforation because free barium causes severe irritation to the mediastinum or peritoneum; water-soluble contrast agents are less irritating and can be used in cases of possible perforation. In elderly patients, storage and rotation for optimum positioning of barium and intraluminal air often causes difficulties. X-ray and other imaging contrast examinations are the entire GIT from the pharynx…

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X-Ray Contrast Media And Contrast Media Reactions

Iodinated contrast agents may be Radiopaque contrast agents are often used in radiography and fluoroscopy, to distinguish boundaries between tissues of similar X-ray density. Most contrast agents containing iodine. Iodinated contrast agents may be Ionic Nonionic Ionic contrast media, the salts are hyperosmolar as compared to blood. Ionic contrast agent should be used either for myelographic investigations, nor for injections in which it into the spinal canal (neurotoxic risk side…

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