Showing 21 - 40 of 60 results filtered by

Filter results
× Clear filters

    Amoebiasis Professional

    More severe illness occurs in children (especially neonates), the immunosuppressed, malnourished, pregnancy and postpartum. Recurrence is common if amoebae are not completely eradicated.

    Molluscum Contagiosum Professional

    Podophyllotoxin 0.5% may be used for treatment [ 1 ] . Refer immunosuppressed individuals with extensive lesions. Complications Discomfort and irritation.

    Sunburn Professional

    Co-existing medical problems (eg, cardiac, respiratory or hepatic disease; diabetes; immunosuppressed; pregnancy). Needing admission for social reasons, pain control or if dressings are di...

    UK Immunisation Schedule Professional

    Live vaccines Live vaccines may be temporarily contra-indicated in individuals who are: Immunosuppressed (transplant patients, those receiving chemotherapy or with HIV) - seek expert...

    Antifungal Medications Professional

    Systemic treatment is only indicated in severe, extensive skin infection, or if there is associated systemic infection (eg, in immunosuppressed people), or in the rare person unresponsive to ...

    Cholera and Cholera Vaccination Professional

    Immunosuppression including HIV - immunosuppressed individuals must be considered for cholera vaccination according to the recommendations above but may not raise adequate immunological respo...

    Joint Injection and Aspiration Professional

    Cautions Those with diabetes: should closely monitor their blood glucose for two weeks following injection. [ 10 ] Anticoagulated, bleeding disorder. Immunosuppressed. Psycho...

    Necrotising Fasciitis Professional

    Blood tests - may show leukocytosis, acidosis, altered coagulation profile, hypoalbuminaemia and abnormal renal function. [ 5 ] ( NB : an inflammatory response may be absent in patients who are i...

    Aplastic Anaemia Professional

    For patients in whom marrow transplantation may be attempted or who are immunosuppressed, irradiated blood components should be given. For patients with life-threatening neutropenic sepsis...

    Anogenital Warts Professional

    The patient is a child, pregnant or immunosuppressed. There is treatment failure or where treatment cannot be tolerated due to side-effects.

    Orbital and Preseptal Cellulitis Professional

    However, immunosuppressed individuals are more susceptible to complications. Fungal cellulitis, which is associated with immune impairment and with diabetic ketoacidosis, has a high rate of m...

    Fungal Lung Infections Professional

    It is also important to think of why the patient might be immunosuppressed. There are other illnesses that may explain the reason for immunosuppression - eg, previously unknown TB, diabetes a...

    Graft-vs-Host Disease Professional

    Who is at risk? Immunosuppressed patients who receive white blood cells from another person. [ 2 ] Pathophysiology [ 2 ] The T cells from the donor respond to proteins on host ce...

    Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Professional

    However, individuals who are immunosuppressed may not develop a full antibody response. Three-dose schedules are advised in this group.

    Basal Cell Carcinoma Professional

    There should be no diagnostic uncertainty that the lesion is a primary nodular low-risk BCC and meets the following criteria: The patient is not: Aged 24 years or younger (that is, a child ...

    Complications of HIV Infection Professional

    Pulmonary complications Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia [ 2 ] Pneumocystis jirovecii (formerly known as Pneumocystis carinii ) has been one of the hallmarks of late-stage HIV disease b...

    Sore Throat Professional

    Have signs of serious illness and/or complications such as peritonsillar abscess or cellulitis. Are immunosuppressed. Have valvular heart disease. Have a significant comorbidity (eg,...

    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Professional

    Additional home confinement may need to be considered, particularly in patients who are immunosuppressed. Inform the local Health Protection Team regarding the hospital discharge of patients ...

    Salivary Gland Disorders Professional

    Parotid swelling may be an initial presentation of HIV infection, and oral mucoceles and ranulas may also be a manifestation. [ 4 , 5 ] Tuberculosis is a rare cause of parotitis and other salivar...

    Tetanus and Tetanus Vaccination Professional

    Patients who are immunosuppressed may not be adequately protected against tetanus, despite having been fully immunised.