Symptoms of Ebola infection

Ebola is a severe, often life-threatening infection with a virus. The disease affects humans and monkeys. Ebola not contagious before symptoms appear. The infection is transmitted through blood and body fluids such as saliva, urine, and semen or breast milk. The current outbreak has been particularly affected Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

Symptoms of Ebola infection? When the Ebola virus has entered the body, occurs after 2-21 days of flu-like symptoms: high fever, weakness, muscle pain, headache, abdominal pain and sore throat. Later the sick vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash and liver and kidney failure. Most severe is the severe bleeding that can occur both in the internal organs and skin. Bleeding may affect up to 90 pct the infection can be fatal. It originates disease name hemorrhagic fever. 

There is no approved treatment or vaccine against Ebola, and there is no medicine that can cure the infection. When an Ebola patient treated in good time with plenty of fluid, blood, respiratory and other treatment to keep the blood circulation going, despite the many bleeding, there may be a fair chance of recovery.

Coming home from Africa with fever, during or after the trip, contact your doctor. Probably it's not Ebola, so the purpose is mostly to eliminate malaria or other serious infectious diseases.

Where in the world are caused by the Ebola disease? For many years there have been arisen geographically defined outbreaks of 10-400 cases in eastern Africa, especially in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Uganda, Sudan and Ivory Coast.  Ebola disease is named after the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire). The virus was discovered in 1976 after an outbreak in western Sudan and the adjacent part of Zaire and resulted in about 400 deaths.  

HEXDOCTOR - Online Health Information

HEXDOCTOR are heading in several languages and is currently available in Deutsch, Danish and English. HEXDOCTOR is a registered trademark. You can help to kick-start the initiative by going in to the site and here click the icon 'Like' - and be the first of your friends to like this. - Click the German version that opens in a new browser >>

Problems with illegal PIP breast implants

PIP implants were banned in april 2010, but a report shows that the French authorities were warned already in 1996. The implants are suspected of leaking silicone implants more frequently than others. Simultaneously, the applied silicone is not approved for breast implants. The risk of PIP implants break is five times greater than for other implants. It turns out that many women have been surgically implanted breast implant PIP, which comes from the French manufacturer Poly Implant Prothese. Previously, it has been discussed whether there was an increased risk of developing cancer. But this is not proven. Nevertheless, the authorities in France, Germany and the Czech Republic called for the affected women will have their implants. Danish health authorities, however, has decided to recommend that you do not get her implants removed, unless a problem occurs. Women who have had PIP implants implanted to contact the hospital or the clinic where the surgery occurred, or contact your doctor if they are uncomfortable or if there are problems with prostheses. For example, pain or leakage. Women who believe they have been injured in connection with PIP breast implants should report the claim to the authorities. - Click redress for damage and compensation >>

Hip scandal. Warning Serious problems with DePuy ASR hip prosthesis

It turns out that a number of doctors and authorities since 2007 have heard dire warnings about problems with the ASR hip replacements from the company DePuy. The problem is, inter alia, that the artificial hip metal becomes loose and secrete small metal particles which can damage the tissues and bone, it is apparent. British doctors and scientists have warned about the problems with the prosthesis since 2007. Yet many people since 2005 had a hip replacement of labeled ASR from the American manufacturer DePuy. Many doctors ignore the warnings, although they received great attention in the media, and responds only when the company itself pulling the prosthesis back in August 2010. Have you received an ASR hip prosthesis from DePuy, or have problems with other metal prostheses (metal to metal hip), you should immediately contact the place where you have the prosthesis inserted for inspection and possible. omoperation. - Click about surgery error and compensation >>

Steps to Treat Yourselves

A new online step calculates calculates what the average person must provide in order to burn different types of "pampering" for that not to put anything extra on the side legs. Here examples of how many steps you have to go to burn, for example:

  • A pizza: 15,000 steps corresponding to approx. 11 km
  • 100 grams of milk chocolate: 13,000 steps corresponding to approx. 9 km
  • 100 g chips: 11,875 steps corresponding to approx. 8 km
  • A hamburger: 11,750 steps corresponding to approx. 7 km
  • A bag candies, 100 g: 9.000 step corresponding to approx. 6 km
  • Café latte, 3 dl: 3,375 steps corresponding to approx. 2 km
  • 1 can of Red Bull: 2,275 steps corresponding to approx. 1 ½ kilometer

Generally recommended adult at least 10,000 steps a day, to keep fit and healthy and children 12,000 steps a day. If you want a weight loss, it is nevertheless more. Use a pedometer to create a focus on how much you really touches you. Source: - Click to read about weight loss >> 


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