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How to prevent Foodborne infections?

Are you experiencing diarrhea, vomiting, and nausea after eating something? If yes, you might be infected with foodborne infections. These infections are caused by eating contaminated foods that contain bacteria, parasites, viruses, toxins, and chemicals. While bacteria and parasites are already present in the food in small amounts, improper handling, cooking, and storage may increase […]
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Common food-borne illnesses

Foodborne infections are caused by bacteria and parasites (which are already present in food at minute levels) that become more prevalent due to inappropriate handling, cooking, and storage. Discover the most typical foodborne illnesses and how to avoid them. Log on to http://www.infectiousdiseasedoctor.net/  for a consultation.  Here is a list of the most common food-borne […]
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Botulism: Diagnosis, and Treatment

The bacteria Clostridium botulinum causes the deadly sickness known as botulism. The bacteria secrete a poison (toxin) that can damage the nervous system in your body. Botulism can be lethal if ignored. Drooping eyelids and other symptoms that affect your face, eyes, and throat muscles may be symptoms. It may eventually impact breathing-related muscles.   If […]
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Botulism: Causes and symptoms

Did you recently get a cut while playing in the park? Have you been experiencing stomach pain, difficulty breathing, and dry mouth since then? These might be the signs of a deadly infection, Botulism. Although very rare, it can be deadly.   Log on to http://www.infectiousdiseasedoctor.net/  for a consultation.  Read along to know more.  Botulism, […]
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Different Types of Actinomycosis infections

Actinomycosis infection is caused by actinomyces bacteria which is commonly present in the mouth, neck, and face but can spread to all other parts of the body as well and cause many symptoms. It is a curable disease, but early treatment is required to avoid its long-term complications. So, make sure you notice its symptoms […]
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HPV (Human Papillomavirus) tests

Do you know why you should take HPV tests? This test helps to diagnose whether you have HPV or not. It is a viral disease that can turn your normal cervical cells into abnormal cells. Mostly this disease cures itself. But certain types of HPV can be dangerous which leads to cervical cancer. To prevent […]
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Stomach flu

Did you know that if you have diarrhea and vomiting for several days, chances are you have the stomach flu? This is a viral infection that leads to irritation and inflammation in the small intestine. This condition is called Gastroenteritis.   While it is not harmful, in some cases, it can be severe if you do […]
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Cytomegalovirus(CMV) infection: overview

CMV infection is a viral infection that is similar to chickenpox and herpes viruses. But unlike them, it infects a person through the body fluids of the infected person. While it is not harmful to healthy people, it can be dangerous for people with weak immune systems or newborns. That’s why if you notice any […]
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Infectious diseases- routes of transmission

Are you aware of the major transmission routes of infectious diseases? If you don’t know, there are 2 major routes of transmission of infectious diseases.   Infectious diseases are caused by viruses, fungi, bacteria, and parasites. Routes of transmission of these infectious diseases can be through direct or indirect contact. Mild infections can heal on their […]
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