Patient discussion about ovum

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Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?
A1I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...
A2The only difference is its color and cost, primarily. Brown eggs are laid by chickens that are somewhat larger than their white ova-spurting counterparts and have red feathers and earlobes. The cost of extra feed that it takes to nourish brown layers is passed along to you as a higher price than white eggs. Some believe that brown eggs are superior. But the American Egg Board gets to the yolk of the issue—brown eggs do not differ from white eggs in nutritive value, quality, cooking characteristics, and flavor or shell thickness.

Q. why the renal doctor told my husband that he needs to eat a dozen of egg a week for protein,how it will help?

it won`t afect his cholesterol,also i would like to know what role the protein plays on his treatment and what other foot its rich in protein that he can can take,without causing problems to his health.
Aif i understand correctly, your husband is diabetic. like my grandfather he probably developed a "Diabetic nephropathy" which is a long name to: kidney being destroyed because of blood vessels clotted by diabetes. because of that destruction the kidneys allow protein to go out in the urine. this is a dangerous situation,a protein in the name of "albomin" helps our blood to hold fluids in blood vessels. without it fluid will leave the blood and go to our organs. not a good situation. so he needs a lot of proteins.
here is a list of a 100 protein rich foods:
http://smarterfitter.com/blog/2007/10/28/100-most-protein-rich-vegetarian-foods/

Q. How can I catch Salmonella?

Yesterday I ate a mousse which was made from raw eggs. Could I have caught Salmonella?
A1Salmonella infections usually resolve in 5-7 days and often do not require treatment unless the patient becomes severely dehydrated or the infection spreads from the intestines. Persons with severe diarrhea may require rehydration, often with intravenous fluids (IV). Antibiotics are not usually necessary unless the infection spreads from the intestines.

A2How do you feel? Do you have diarrhea, fever or abdominal cramps? If you do, it could be Salmonella, so go to be checked by a Doctor. If 72 hours have passed since eating the raw eggs and you don't develop any of these symptoms, then you are probably fine.

Q. My Sister has Diarrhea for 3 days is it Salmonella?

My Sister and I went out to a Chinese restaurant last week to celebrate my Birthday. A couple of days later my Sister became ill and has stomach aches and diarrhea. Is it Salmonella?
A1If the illness was caused by eating in the restaurant, then it could be Salmonella or food poisoning.
Salmonella are usually transmitted to humans by eating foods contaminated with animal feces. Contaminated foods usually look and smell normal. Contaminated foods are often of animal origin, such as beef, poultry, milk, or eggs, but all foods, including vegetables may become contaminated. Many raw foods of animal origin are frequently contaminated, but fortunately, thorough cooking kills Salmonella. Food may also become contaminated by the unwashed hands of an infected food handler, who forgot to wash his or her hands with soap after using the bathroom.
A2Many different kinds of illnesses can cause diarrhea, fever, or abdominal cramps. Determining that Salmonella is the cause of the illness depends on laboratory tests that identify Salmonella in the stools of an infected person. These tests are sometimes not performed unless the laboratory is instructed specifically to look for the organism. Therefore, she should go to her Doctor so he can send her for further tests to determin if this is in fact Salmonella.
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