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Travel Clinics – Protection for the World Traveler

Oh baby, it’s a wild world! It sure is. So many awesome places to visit. The green elf-laden landscape of Scotland, the turquoise waters of exotic white sand beaches, and the temples and pyramids of Mexico and Egypt. There is so much to see, so much to experience. There are so many doors to be opened by living amidst other ...

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Penis Fungal Infection

A penis fungal infection can affect a man at any point in his life. He doesn’t have to be sexually active to contract candida albicans, however if a man is sexually active with a partner who has an active vaginal yeast infection outbreak, he is certainly at risk for getting yeast in his penis (and surrounding genitals). Since these types ...

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Infectious Diseases of Scalp and Hair

There are two main types of hair and scalp diseases: infectious and non-infectious. Infectious diseases are those that they can go contagiously from one man to another. The most common examples of them are: impetigo, head-lice, ringworm, scabies, warts and some more. Severity of these infections and their danger to surrounding people may differ greatly. Therefore, it is of primary ...

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What Is The Cost of Travel Vaccinations?

If you decide to travel to a foreign country like Africa means that you are going to need to get the required vaccinations to be able to travel to the country you desire. Travel vaccinations should be done at least four to six weeks before traveling outside of the United States. There are a number of vaccinations required by the ...

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How To Recognize Fish Disease Symptoms

When my son was small, one of the angelfish that lived in his aquarium suddenly became covered in what looked like a white film and after a few days, his fins started becoming damaged. After a few more days, the fish died and others started getting the same condition. It was not long before the aquarium had no fish in ...

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Tropical Disease Dengue Fever Found in Florida

Most Americans have never heard of dengue fever. It is an ugly tropical disease that recently showed up in Key West, Florida. The symptoms include a fever, serious headaches, chills, muscle and joint pain and bloody urine. Although the disease is rarely fatal, it is downright unpleasant. And it is dangerous to those with a compromised immune system or other ...

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