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Infectious Disease

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  • Unknown possible parasite that my girlfriend found in her bath

    A few centimetres long, dull orange/ yellow in colour. Has a distinctly fishlike tail and long cylindrical body. No symptoms thus far, just wondering what it could be, whether it could've come out of the tap? Or she might have stepped on it and brought it into the bath? It's dead, and seems...

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  • Worms in the Face

    Hi All,  I dont know if anyone has come across this.  I have a worm infestation in my face.  They travel around under the skin leaving tracks and bursting holes into my skin.  they create glass like balls that split the skin open and move around my skin with ease.  I first reported...

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  • Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis

    I'm curious as to anyone else's recent experience with treatment for Latent TB.  I tested positive in May.  June 1 (2017) I was started on Isoniazid daily with a Vitamin.  I was suppose to take it for 9 months.  I have been very sick from the meds.  My baseline liver...

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  • urethral , rectal burning sensation

     I had a 1 time sexual encounter and was treated with a huge dosage of antibiotics (Rocephin and Zithromax) Also took months of other antibiotics as urologist did not know what they were treating, but just prescribing.  urethral pain, anal burning for 4 months. was tested negative:...

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  • Parasitic Attack Is Real

    Its been nearly a year now since my body has been invaded by some form of Parasite/Parasites/ Worms/Bugs feel like I've copped the total invasion!!! You know it's real, you can see them feel them moving around and popping out all over my body, leaving my skin marked with lesions, I find they...

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  • Rash/bruise

    My daughter's father texted me last week during his week with her and said she had a rash on her bottom. He said they had changed detergent and bath soap. He also informed me that she got a spanking. When I got her back Friday I checked her and her bottom is literally completely COVERED in bruises!...

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  • •••I JUST DONT UNDERSTAND •••

    After reading multiple posts a common factor appears to be intestinal tract issues. Most patients are pretty positive they have parasites in their system! Why in the world would they not want to try and remedy their intestinal issues?! A start might be to buy a family package of: Reese's pinworm...

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  • Low energy and ibs

    Hi there, my name is Zeena and I am a 21 year old student. For the past year I have been experience a number of symptoms which I will give you some background information on. Last summer I went travelling in Thailand and one of the days I had a very violent vomiting bug, which left me feeling sick for...

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  • Unknown parasite

    I suspect I have parasite. The symptoms come and go. Rapid onset of: headache, weakness, muscle spasms, consitpation, abdominal pain, diarrhea, chills. Does anyone have a similar experience? I have a pic of what I Ann finding in my stool. Trying to post I think 

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  • SHARP EDGED WORMS COMING OUT OF PORES

    TINY THREADLIKE LIVE WORMS SHARP EDGES.  First thought was horrible acne. I would try and squeeze out the acne but that seemed to disrupt the area more and it would become huge and inflamed. I found that pushing on one side and holding the other side brought the "substance out" which then...

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  • Gastroenteritis? Parasite? Food Poisoning? Bug? What was it?

    For the record  i am 30 years old with no previous health issues expect for a acid flare ups. During the end week of August i felt horrible. I could walk ok but going into a car while it was moving my stomach felt even more sick. So for two days or so i remained in bed. I had these symptoms. ...

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  • Rabies immunoglobulin

    Hi there, Is it necessary to get immunoglobulin besides 1st shot of vaccine after a typical cat scratch leading to bleed? If yes, how long after the exposure will the immunoglobulin shot work?

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  • Painful sores on extremities with teeth

    Ok so to thos out there suffering ,please keep up the good fight,i hope i can help someoneby finally opening up and letting my stories out...I am 40 years old and one year shy of becoming a veteranarian,so i like to think i know alittle but about critters...Well i was wrong! I own a small farm in WV...

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  • Needing as much as advice as I can get.

    Sorry if I do something wrong on this forum but I have never been on one before and I'm learning as I go. I have no where else to turn and need to talk to others that have had or are dealing with similar problems. I have a parasite infestation that is effecting my entire family and after multiple...

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  • Something is wrong with my nose

    So I have been having a problem with my nose for about a week now. It’s kinda painful and it’s making the one nostril swell up in the area where the two nostrils connect, but seems to be staying in that one nostril. It’s got this green scabbing going on, when i wash it, it looks like normal scabbing,...

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  • IT'S NOT MERCURY

    Please leave your mouth alone.  It's not anything that you've been told is the reason why your so damn sick!! It's funny how you look up "your symptoms" and you find something and u say OMG! I'm going to die. Then you get a rash!! Or some other major symptom. I feel your...

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  • Lung scars / TB suspected in medical for visa app

    Good day!  I would like to get some information for those who had been on the same situation. I have worked in 3 companies previously here in Abu dhabi and now found a new job, And for the visa ofcourse we need to pass the medical, in my 3 previous company I have never had any problems but this...

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  • Tuberculosis Test

    I am female aged 40 years, Indian national staying in UAE for last 10 years. Every 3 years for getting a residense visa I need to undergo medical tests to check for any infectious disease. So many years I have done tests, never faced any problem. Unfortunately very recently when I had to undergo X-ray...

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  • Unknown Disease Or Infection

    Hello, I was wandering if anyone can help me with the following symptoms please My question is in regards to symptoms I have but I have not been able to get a diagnosis for My story started in South East Asia in 2007 I was fit and healthy and traveled there with my brother for a holiday during my...

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  • Stafalococcos aureus (sorry bout the spelling)

    I have had 3 back surgery s but now I have SA staffolococ aureus. Or so I thought. Now they don't know wat it is. Can it change shape and how do you get rid of it. I have bn in hospital for 5 months now and still they don't know. Please help Kind regards Gezza

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  • THREAD WORMS LIVING IN MY TEAR DUCTS

    One year ago I cut up some very old logs in my back yard. There were many different types of bugs seen between the bark and the rest of the wood. I used a chain saw, and I believed I may have breathed in dust from cutting the wood. About one or two weeks later I started sneezing and sneezing. As I...

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  • Do parasites cause autoimmune diseases?

    I have recently completed 2 stool sample tests that have rendered the same outcome, positive for parasitic organisms but unable to identify. Now I have to complete the exam a third time. I have still not received any treatment and have experienced some serious health problems over the past few years,...

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  • 6 years of unknown rash

    History of MRSA back in 2009. In 2012, shortly after working as a CNA, I developed a rash on my lower right leg. Just where the ankle and shin is. I have had the rash on my left leg a total of four times in the same spot. But my left leg has never be an issue and the rash never appeared back on my left...

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  • Can't get rid of Blastocystis hominis parasite, help!!.,

    my dear friend has been battling this little amoeba for a year and nothing he has been given has been able to get rid of it. He has been treated with flagil (sp?) twice with no result. He suffers from diarrhea when ever he eats, suffers from fatigue and, don't know if this has anything to do with...

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  • Question about wound culture results

    I have a question about the results of a wound culture. I had it done recently and the test results say no poly' s, no bacteria however it did say rare epithelials. Can someone else tell me what rare epithelials are in the wound culture?

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  • possible tapeworm ?

    Hi I passed a approx 6 inch flat tape like thing , it seems very smooth yellowish almost transparent, I see no segments, is this a tape worm ? I have a pic of part of it but I'm not sure how to upload ? I'd appreciate any information thank you

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  • Skin infection staph?

    Or is it a boil? Should I be going to the dr for antibiotic treatment or continue with warm compresses? It started last night and has progressed to this in the photo. It is very painful and was itchy when it first started.

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  • Nose infection

    Hi! I was wondering if anyone had some advice for me. About 3 months ago I felt a sharp pain at just under my left nostril. It felt like an infection feeling. I itched my nose but it didn't relieve the sharp pain. It lasted for 10 seconds but it made me wonder what it was. Weeks later I started...

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