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Yellow colour in the eyes, meningcoccal, rashes, seizures, sinus. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   we were talking about the yellowness in on the inside of the white of my eyes
Doctor :   yes
User :   i dont have any pains in the tummy
User :   could i have a liver problem
User :   what could the yellow mean
Doctor :   No, not at all
Doctor :   You are fine
Doctor :   It can be due to excess heat in your body
User :   what could be causeing the yello in eyes
User :   what u mean the excess heat in my body
Doctor :   Means to say , it is due to high metabolic rate and high basal metabolism
User :   whats that mean
Doctor :   That means to say that you are very active and constantly working around, more and more energy is released in the body and hence more heat is also released
User :   can that cause the yellow in the eyes tho
User :   hello
Doctor :   yes
User :   so tha can cause yellow on the inside of the eyes
User :   do all you doctor work together in the same room
Doctor :   No dearr
Doctor :   Sorry dear
User :   where u work from
Doctor :   I work from my office
User :   oh ok
User :   u work treating paients too
Doctor :   But we all doctors do not sit together
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   u treat paients that have had meningcoccal
User :   33
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I have treated one patient
User :   how long ago
User :   did they suvire
Doctor :   4 years back, yes patient did survive
User :   did they have the rash at the time
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   with high grade fever and also seizures
User :   how long where the seziuse
Doctor :   Patient got around 3 episodes not lasting for more than 2 minutes
User :   so about 20 to 30 secs
Doctor :   May be
User :   so was it abit longr then that
Doctor :   Less than 2 minutes
Doctor :   Not sure how long it lasted
User :   so how do you get meningcoccal
Doctor :   It is an bacterial infection caused by meningococci
Doctor :   Most commonly through contaminated water and food
User :   so how u get meningococci
User :   so i it very very rare tho or very common
User :   what you mean contaminnated water or foof
User :   food
Doctor :   It is quite rare infection
User :   and how does food get conttaminated
User :   or water
User :   hello
User :   hello
User :   you still here
Doctor :   Yes, i will explain
Doctor :   Food or water contaminated with this bacteria can cause this
User :   how is it contaminated with that bacteria
User :   hello
Doctor :   Sorry
Doctor :   The bacteria is freely living in the environment
Doctor :   It is very easy to be present in the food and water
User :   but u say its very rare
Doctor :   Also, infected persons can transmit it in their nasal secretions, while coughing, sneezing etc.
Doctor :   Getting the infection is rare but bacteria is freely living
Doctor :   We have innate immunity against it
User :   so could my dad have the bactria when he has hes bad sinus
User :   and he is always suffering with sinus
Doctor :   Who is suffering from sinus?
User :   my dad
Doctor :   I am sorry about that
User :   he suffers alot with sinus
Doctor :   It does happen
User :   and could he carry the bactria
Doctor :   May be, he can
User :   why maybe
Doctor :   Has he been treated for it?
User :   he hasnt gave it to me yet
User :   no he aint treated for it
Doctor :   Get him treated for it
Doctor :   Do not worry
User :   get him treated for what
User :   the sinus
Doctor :   For the sinus problem
Doctor :   May I know your name?
User :   why get him treated as he has always had this problem all the time
Doctor :   Is he infected with meningococcal infection?
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