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Treatment for Giardiasis - UTI Risk Factors

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  • Treatment for Giardiasis
    This eMedTV Web page describes how treatment for giardiasis generally includes taking medicine to rid the infection and drinking plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. This page also includes information on relieving symptoms in children.
  • Treatment for Graves' Disease
    Antithyroid medication and surgery are two of the typical methods used to treat Graves' disease. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at these and other treatments, including remedies for pretibial myxedema and Graves' ophthalmopathy.
  • Treatment for Leprosy
    This article from the eMedTV library explains various forms leprosy treatment, which generally involves medicines combined with supportive care. Supportive care refers to managing symptoms and complications associated with the disease.
  • Treatment for Myasthenia Gravis
    This eMedTV Web page highlights various treatments for myasthenia gravis, such as medications, thymectomy, and plasmapheresis. This page describes these options and provides statistics on spontaneous improvement of symptoms.
  • Treatment for Sjogren's Syndrome
    This eMedTV page describes types of treatment for Sjogren's syndrome, such as moisture-replacement therapies, and also offers links to information on specific treatment options based on parts of the body affected, such as the mouth, eyes, and skin.
  • Treatment of Leprosy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, leprosy treatment typically involves the use of several antibiotics. This segment also discusses supportive care, possible reactions to treatment, and prognosis with treatment.
  • Treatment of Scleroderma
    A rheumatologist will typically manage treatment of scleroderma. This eMedTV page describes possible treatment options and the other members of the healthcare team who will provide them, such as dentists, occupational therapists, and dermatologists.
  • Treatments for Leprosy
    This eMedTV resource discusses various treatments for leprosy, such as antibiotics and supportive care. It also explains possible reactions to treatment, the expected prognosis, and why antibiotics are often combined when used for leprosy.
  • Tyfoid Fever
    Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by a bacterial infection. This eMedTV article explains how the disease is commonly transmitted and lists typical symptoms. Tyfoid fever is a common misspelling of typhoid fever.
  • Types of Autoimmune Diseases
    Autoimmune disorders that affect the heart include rheumatic fever and scleroderma. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides a list of the types of autoimmune diseases that can affect various parts of the body, such as the eyes and glands.
  • Types of Raynaud's
    There are two types of Raynaud's phenomenon: primary and secondary; each varies in its level of severity. This eMedTV article offers a detailed description of both types, including causes and how they differ from each other.
  • Types of Scleroderma
    There are two main types of scleroderma. This eMedTV article describes both local and systemic scleroderma, and also includes information about the associated subtypes, which include morphea, linear (localized), limited, diffuse, and sine (systemic).
  • Types of Sjogren's Syndrome
    This eMedTV resource explains the differences between the two types of Sjogren's syndrome: primary Sjogren's syndrome and secondary Sjogren's syndrome. These differences revolve primarily on the antibodies involved in the formation of the disease.
  • Typhiod Fever
    Typhoid fever is an illness that affects many people in developing countries. This eMedTV page explores the causes of typhoid fever, explains how it is spread, and lists its common symptoms. Typhiod fever is a common misspelling of typhoid fever.
  • Typhoid
    Typhoid is rare in the United States, but still common in the developing world. This eMedTV article provides detailed information about the disease, which is caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria. Symptoms and treatment options are also discussed.
  • Typhoid Fever
    Typhoid fever is a potentially life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi. This eMedTV article provides an overview of the disease, including information about transmission, diagnosis, treatment options, and prognosis.
  • Typhoid Fever Diagnosis
    This eMedTV page explains how a doctor reaches a typhoid fever diagnosis. Among other things, the doctor will ask about the person's recent medical and travel history, and rule out other possible causes of the symptoms (for example, viral hepatitis).
  • Typhoid Fever Facts
    This section of the eMedTV library highlights key typhoid fever facts, including information about causes of the disease, symptoms, treatment options, its prevalence, and the prognosis with proper treatment.
  • Typhoid Fever Info
    Are you looking for info on typhoid fever? This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this contagious disease, with details on symptoms, prevention, and more. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Typhoid Fever Prevention
    There are two types of vaccine used to prevent typhoid fever. This selection from the eMedTV Web library takes an in-depth look at both types and also offers advice for avoiding sources of infection while traveling.
  • Typhoid Fever Symptoms
    Common symptoms of typhoid fever include muscle weakness, a characteristic rash, and decreased heart rate. This eMedTV segment discusses mild and serious symptoms in detail -- including what happens if the condition goes untreated.
  • Typhoid Fever Transmission
    One way typhoid fever transmission occurs is by eating food or drinking beverages handled by a person shedding Salmonella typhi bacteria. This eMedTV site explains typhoid fever transmission and identifies areas where the illness is common.
  • Typhoid Fever Treatment
    As this eMedTV selection explains, treating typhoid fever typically involves antibiotics that kill the typhoid fever bacteria. This article offers detailed information about treatment methods, including strategies for preventing the spread of infection.
  • Typhoid Immunization
    Typhoid immunization should be considered by people traveling to a country where the illness is common. This eMedTV Web page illustrates the role of immunization in preventing infection and lists ways to further reduce your risk of typhoid.
  • Typhoid Treatment
    When typhoid treatment is started early, the prognosis is generally good. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses the medications used for typhoid fever and provides information about the chances of experiencing a relapse.
  • Typhoid Vaccine
    The typhoid vaccine can offer protection from a life-threatening illness, but it is not for everyone. This eMedTV article discusses the two types of vaccine that are available and explains who should get vaccinated and who should not.
  • Typhoide Fever
    Typhoid fever is a life-threatening condition that is caused by a bacterial infection. This eMedTV segment further explores the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this illness. Typhoide fever is a common misspelling of typhoid fever.
  • UTI
    A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. This eMedTV article explains possible causes and symptoms of a UTI. Risk factors and treatment options for urinary tract infections are also discussed.
  • UTI in Men
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, a man can get a urinary tract infection, or UTI. In men, these are often caused by obstructions, such as kidney stones. This article focuses on causes of these infections and typical treatment options.
  • UTI Risk Factors
    UTI risk factors include being female, having a urinary catheter, and using certain forms of birth control. This eMedTV article discusses these and other risk factors that increase a person's chances of developing a urinary tract infection.
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