Test Your Knowledge About Amoebic Liver Abcess

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Test Your Knowledge About Amoebic Liver Abcess - Quiz

If there's something we don't want to get is an abcess in one of our internal organs. An amoebic abcess is found in the liver and is known to be caused by amebiases. The curing of this condition, we believe, is quite extreme and overwhelming but by following certain safety measures, one can easily avoid it. Take our quiz to see how much you know about this condition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are some of the symptoms of this condition?

    • A.

      Loss of appetite and loss of sleep

    • B.

      Headache and blurry vision

    • C.

      Loss of weight and earthy complexion.

    • D.

      Loss of appetite and memory loss

    Correct Answer
    C. Loss of weight and earthy complexion.
    Explanation
    Loss of weight and earthy complexion are symptoms of this condition. Weight loss can be caused by a decrease in appetite, which is a common symptom of many medical conditions. Earthy complexion refers to a pale or dull skin tone, which can be a sign of poor health or an underlying medical issue. These symptoms together may indicate a possible illness or condition that is affecting the individual's overall well-being.

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  • 2. 

    What tests are needed to detect this condition?

    • A.

      Optic evaluation

    • B.

      Blood CP and liver function tests.

    • C.

      Sleeping evaluation

    • D.

      Self-awareness test

    Correct Answer
    B. Blood CP and liver function tests.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Blood CP and liver function tests. These tests are necessary to detect the condition because they can provide important information about the overall health of the patient, including any abnormalities in blood cell count and liver function. Optic evaluation and sleeping evaluation may be relevant for other conditions, but they are not specifically needed to detect this particular condition. Self-awareness test does not provide any information about the physical health of the patient.

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  • 3. 

    What are the signs of this condition?

    • A.

      Highly emotional and headaches

    • B.

      Pallor and difficulty swallowing

    • C.

      Pallor and basal lung signs

    • D.

      Pallor and difficulty breathing

    Correct Answer
    C. Pallor and basal lung signs
    Explanation
    Pallor refers to paleness of the skin, which can be a sign of reduced blood flow or oxygenation. Basal lung signs may indicate a condition affecting the lungs, such as a respiratory infection or inflammation. Therefore, the presence of pallor and basal lung signs could suggest a respiratory condition that is causing reduced oxygenation and blood flow, leading to paleness of the skin and lung-related symptoms.

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  • 4. 

    What is ipecac?

    • A.

      It's a disease.

    • B.

      It's a drug that was once widely used as an expectorant and a rapid-acting emetic.

    • C.

      It's a natural cure.

    • D.

      It's a plant.

    Correct Answer
    B. It's a drug that was once widely used as an expectorant and a rapid-acting emetic.
    Explanation
    Ipecac is a drug that was once widely used as an expectorant and a rapid-acting emetic. An expectorant helps to loosen mucus and phlegm from the respiratory tract, making it easier to cough up. Ipecac was also used as an emetic, which means it induced vomiting. However, it is important to note that ipecac is no longer recommended for routine use as an expectorant or emetic due to potential side effects and the availability of safer alternatives.

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  • 5. 

    What's the other term for amoetic dysentery?

    • A.

      Bile

    • B.

      Amoebiases

    • C.

      Amoetic

    • D.

      Amoebiasis

    Correct Answer
    D. Amoebiasis
    Explanation
    Amoebiasis is the correct answer because it is the medical term used to describe amoebic dysentery, which is an infectious disease caused by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. This parasite infects the intestines and can cause symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and bloody stools. Amoebiasis is a more specific and accurate term compared to the other options provided.

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  • 6. 

    What is Emetine?

    • A.

      It is a drug that helps you sleep.

    • B.

      It is a drug that helps headaches.

    • C.

      It is a drug used as both an antiproteezoal and to induce vomiting.

    • D.

      It is a drug that helps you enjoy food again.

    Correct Answer
    C. It is a drug used as both an antiproteezoal and to induce vomiting.
    Explanation
    Emetine is a drug that is used to treat parasitic infections caused by protozoa. It is specifically classified as an antiprotozoal drug and is effective against certain parasites like amoebae. Additionally, emetine is also used to induce vomiting in cases of poisoning or overdose. Therefore, it is primarily used as an antiproteezoal agent and as an emetic to induce vomiting.

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  • 7. 

    What is dehydroemetine?

    • A.

      It is a naturally produced antiprotozoal agent.

    • B.

      It is a synthetically produced antibacterial agent.

    • C.

      It is a synthetically produced protozoal agent.

    • D.

      It is a synthetically produced antiprotozoal agent.

    Correct Answer
    D. It is a synthetically produced antiprotozoal agent.
    Explanation
    Dehydroemetine is a synthetic antiprotozoal agent. This means that it is artificially created and used to treat infections caused by protozoa, which are single-celled organisms. It is not naturally produced and does not have antibacterial properties.

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  • 8. 

    What's a Cinchona?

    • A.

      It's a genus of flowering plants containing at least 23 species of trees shubs.

    • B.

      It's a genus of flowering plants containing at least 2 species of trees shubs.

    • C.

      It's a genus of flowering plants containing at least 15 species of trees shubs.

    • D.

      It's a genus of flowering plants containing at least 23 species of trees.

    Correct Answer
    A. It's a genus of flowering plants containing at least 23 species of trees shubs.
  • 9. 

    What is quinine?

    • A.

      It's a medication used to treat malaria and babesiosis

    • B.

      It is medicine said ti cure hair-loss

    • C.

      It is a medicine said to cure headaches.

    • D.

      It is a medicine said to cure drowsiness.

    Correct Answer
    A. It's a medication used to treat malaria and babesiosis
    Explanation
    Quinine is a medication commonly used to treat malaria and babesiosis. Malaria is a tropical disease caused by parasites that are transmitted through mosquito bites, while babesiosis is a tick-borne illness. Quinine works by interfering with the growth and reproduction of the parasites, ultimately helping to alleviate the symptoms and cure the infections. It is important to note that quinine is not effective for treating other conditions such as hair-loss, headaches, or drowsiness.

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  • 10. 

    What is chloroquine?

    • A.

      It is a medication used to prevent and treat bloating.

    • B.

      It is a medication used to prevent and treat acne.

    • C.

      It is a medication used to prevent and treat malaria

    • D.

      T is a medication used to prevent and treat abscesses.

    Correct Answer
    C. It is a medication used to prevent and treat malaria
    Explanation
    Chloroquine is a medication commonly used to prevent and treat malaria. Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease caused by parasites. Chloroquine works by killing the parasites in the red blood cells and preventing their growth. It is often used in areas where malaria is prevalent or for individuals traveling to such areas to prevent infection. Additionally, chloroquine can also be used in the treatment of certain autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

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