Alternative Names Ebola virus infection; Viral hemorrhagic fever Symptoms During the incubation period, which can last about 1 week, symptoms include: Arthritis Backache (low-back pain) Chills Diarrhea Fatigue Fever Headache Malaise Nausea Sore throat Vomiting Late symptoms include: Bleeding from eyes, ears, and nose Bleeding from the mouth and rectum ( gastrointestinal bleeding ) Depression Eye inflammation ( conjunctivitis ) Genital swelling (labia and scrotum ) Increased feeling of pain in skin Rash over the entire body that often contains blood ( hemorrhagic ) Roof of mouth looks red Seizures, coma , delirium As many as 90% of patients die from the disease. Patients usually die from shock rather than from blood loss. Signs and tests There may be signs and symptoms of: Coma Disseminated intravascular coagulation Shock Tests used to diagnose Ebola fever include: CBC Electrolytes Tests of how well the blood will clot (coagulation studies) Tests to show whether someone has been exposed to the Ebola virus
Now that you are chilled to the bone; think about what is happening to your bones during the winter months. The winter can be bad for the bones because there is less sun, more ice and less exercise occuring; none of this is good for bone health. You should take counteractive measures to ensure year-round bone health despite the seasonal changes.
Less sun means that your body is making less Vitamin D. Vitamin D is produced when sunlight hits the skin and triggers a series of chemical reactions to produce Vitamin D. People in northern latitudes with less year round sun exposure have to be very mindful of the fact that their bodies do not produce this essential vitamin in large enough quantities. In order to counteract the lack of sunlight, more Vitamin D supplements should be consumed during the winter months in order to keep the bones healthy and strong.
Even the strongest bone will be at risk when it is icy. One slip and fall can break a bone in two. Now is the time when...
What is atopic dermatitis?
It's a chronic, often long-lasting skin condition marked with itching, skin rashes, inflammation. Eczema is often substituted as a clinical term. The atopic dermatitis triad includes: eczema, asthma and allergies like hayfever (and when the term atopic dermatitis is used, we often mean the triad) and is is typically found in males. In atopic dermatitis the skin can get very itchy, inflamed, red, crusty and scaly and ooze fluid. It typically runs in families. Dry skin features prominently.
What causes atopic dermatitis?
First, let's make clear that it is not contagious . There seems to be hypersensitivity and a tendency to have itchiness stimulated easily. It is associated with stress as an instigator of recurrences. Clearly there is a relationship with allergies. It can be familial.
How is it typically treated?
Doctors will typically create a personalized treatment plan that may involve avoid...
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