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When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
Nuclear Medicine Renal Imaging by Matt S. Posted Mon 07 Jul 2008 12:00am There are numerous different types of radionuclide imaging which are used in renal imaging--more commonly in pediatric than in adult patients, and as such my knowledge of these procedures as it pertains to adult nephrology patients has always been a bit hazy. Fortunately there is an excellent review of this topic in this month's Nephsap fro ... Read on »
Differential Diagnosis of Granulomatous Kidney Disease by Matt S. Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 12:00am Although it's not common (somewhere between 0.5 - 0.9% of all native kidney biopsies according to published case series), one of the fellows produced an interesting case of granulomatous interstitial nephritis in Renal Grand Rounds today. The case, in a nutshell: a middle-aged individual with ESRD of unknown etiology who is now on a 2nd ... Read on »
Interstitial Cystitis is one of the least understood and miss diagnosed causes of chronic pelvic pain by winter1101 Posted Sun 25 Aug 2013 10:50am Severe Endometritis can Cause Female Infertility. Treatment for infertility: Homeopathy is the best way to get out of infertility problem. It is practically proven that homeopathy is the best solution for both women and men. Because homeopathy is safe, easy and effective. Constitutional approach is an advanced method of homeopathic treatment ... Read on »
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis by Matt S. Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 12:00am Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is a rare but severe complication of chronic UTIs. I think of it (in simplistic terms) as a pyelonephritis so severe that it results in loss of renal function of the affected kidney as well as being a severe intra-abdominal abscess which can spread to other tissues. In fact, the disease is sometimes re ... Read on »
Steroids May Alleviate Acute Pyelonephritis in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted Fri 26 Aug 2011 12:00am From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD August 22, 2011 — Adjunctive treatment with oral methylprednisolone may lower the occurrence and/or severity of renal scarring in children hospitalized for acute pyelonephritis, according to the results of a randomized controlled trial reported online in the August 15 issue of Pediatrics. "Renal sc ... Read on »
Paucis Verbis: Antibiotics for Cystitis & Pyelonephritis in Women by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Fri 02 Sep 2011 12:00am You diagnose a 35 years old woman with uncomplicated cystitis. She is not diabetic and not pregnant. Which antibiotics should you give? What if she had pyelonephritis? Answer: It depends on your local antibiogram. Today, go find out about your hospital's local resistance rates for uropathogens to various antibiotics. For San Fran ... Read on »
Do-It-Yourself Clinical Trials In A Prescription – Opt-e-Scrip Mail In Pharmacy Announces Test Kits for Chronic Conditions by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 28 Apr 2010 11:25am We are definitely on the search to find out what medications work and why.  Just yesterday I posted about another company that is incorporating genomic research to match drugs, patients and price.  My question here is how many physicians will actually take the time to add more administrative work to their office unless they are a physi ... Read on »
Eleven Deer Test Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease During Spring Collections in Hampshire County, West Virginia by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Jun 2008 5:07pm West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Joe Manchin III, Governor Frank Jezioro, Director News Release: May 8, 2008 Hoy Murphy, Public Information Officer (304) 558-2003 ext. Contact: Paul Johansen, Wildlife Resources Section (304) Eleven Deer Test Positive ... Read on »