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Autoinfection and Hyperinfection With Strongyloides Stercoralis

Infection with Strongyloides stercoralis is frequently asymptomatic or may show few clinical signs. However on occasion it can persist for many years due to autoinfection and depending on the immune status of the individual, be life threatening with dissemination and hyperinfection. Humans get infected with this nematode parasite by its ability to penetrate skin. They may be present in soil ...

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What Are the Causes of Pain in Lower Right Back?

Back pain is a complaint doctors hear about frequently. People want information on backaches. They want doctors to treat pain in the back. Many want to know the causes of pain in the lower right back. Information about the Lower Right Back It is important to understand the structure of the lower right back if we are to understand what ...

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Travel Packing List

You must have found cheap flights to Europe or within the US, booked a wonderful hotel room, rented a car. Now you need to think about what to bring with you. Whether you are headed just for a short trip by car, flying to a different state, or traveling oversees, this packing list will help pack all the essentials you ...

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The Five Common Types of Skin Conditions

There are millions of skin conditions and disorders that plague the modern age human beings. Skin conditions or disorders can be of various types. While the cures for some have been found, the others still remain a mystery to the scientists and doctors alike. Skin conditions or disorders are not restricted to one particular gender or age group. They can ...

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Acai Ultra Burn – Super Food Diet

The Acai comes from the Acai palm – a member of the genus “”Euterpe””. This berry is native to tropical Central and South America. Growing mainly in floodplains and swamps, it was not till a decade ago that people became aware of the long held secret of Brazilian lands that has now been proved to fight deathly diseases like cancer ...

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How to Stop Dizziness Naturally

Ever felt as if the world were spinning around you? Or that the darkness is sucking you in? Dizziness can range from light-headedness to nausea, vomiting to blackouts. Depending on how it manifests itself, there are different kinds of dizziness. Vertigo is by far the most common kind of dizziness. It is believed that a good percentage of people over ...

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The Most Dangerous Fish in the Amazon River – The Candiru

The fish is attracted by the smell of human urine. After tasting the urine the candiru may follow the urine stream back to the human. It then swims up the urethra and uses its spines to manifest itself somewhere in the urinary tract. After having spread the spines like an umbrella the candiru finally starts to draw blood and may ...

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Common Tomato Plant Problems – Let the Leaves Tell the Story

Growing tomatoes in a home garden is a popular hobby for millions of people around the world. Why?…because there is NOTHING like a fresh, juicy tomato from your very own garden. Unfortunately, tomato plant problems are also very common. Problems may include harmful insects, diseases and improper care or fertilization. It doesn’t matter whether you grow your tomatoes in a ...

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