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DR. HOUSES TIPS FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT Texas Tech University Edition Created by Benjamin White
HANGOVER Symptoms: Severe headache, nausea, dehydration Prevention: Dont get drunk Treatment: No true treatment. Dont get drunk.
ATHLETES FOOT Symptoms: Growth on feet, severe itchiness of feet, redness and swelling. Can progress to Jock Itch if transferred to genitalia. Prevention: Wear sandals or water shoes in the showers!!! Clean feet well and make sure they dry properly. Treatment: Certain topical medications requiring treatment for sometimes more than 6 weeks.
MENINGITIS Symptoms: Severe migraine, severe neckache, swelling of neck, blurred vision. Prevention: Meningitis vaccinations. Treatment: Anti-viral drugs, Anti-biotics, Anti- protozoans (depending on type of Meningitis).
MONONUCLEOSIS (MONO) Symptoms: Fatigue, vomiting, weakness, severe flu-like symptoms, swelling of throat. Prevention: Dont drink or eat after someone else, dont kiss an infected person. Treatment: Certain drugs to make you feel better while the disease runs its course. Rest.
INFLUENZA (THE FLU) Symptoms: Fatigue, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, migraine. Prevention: Influenza vaccine (activated or inactivated). Treatment: Rest, drugs to make you feel better while the disease runs its course. If caught early enough, certain drugs can fight the disease altogether.
HIV/AIDS, CHLAMYDIA, GONORRHEA, HPV, GENITAL HERPES, ETC Symptoms: Varies from painful urination, genital warts, genital sores, and immune system deficiency. Prevention: Abstinence, Condoms. Gardasil for HPV. Treatment: Some curable with antibiotics, others require antiviral treatment that only help to impaire the progression of the disease, not cure it.
ROOM FLOODING DISORDER Symptoms: Equipment and property soaked with water, impairment of sleeping and studying ability in room. Prevention: DO NOT PUT ANYTHING ON THE SPRINKLERS, DO NOT SMOKE IN THE RESIDENCE HALL. Treatment: WetVac for carpeting and floors, really nothing but basic drying for supplies (not very effective).
ACADEMIC FAILURE Symptoms: Unsatisfactory grades in coursework, possible academic probation or suspension, parental anger. Prevention: Go to class every day, study 1-2 hours out of class for every hour in class, take good notes. Treatment: Same as preventative measures.