Infectious Diseases

Ass.Prof Anatoly Shevaldin MD, PhD (Russia)

Infectious Diseases, General Medicine, Tropical diseases, Clinical Parasitology

Expertise:

  • Wide experience in infectious and parasitic diseases in adult patients
  • Intestinal, respiratory, renal infectious diseases diagnosis and treatment
  • Management of viral hepatitis patients (hepatitis B, C); liver cirrhosis
  • Herpetic infections (HSV, CMV, EBV)
  • Diagnosis and treatment monitoring and supervision for HIV and AIDS patients
  • TORCH infections (Toxoplasma, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus, Herpes simplex) in pregnancy
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (syphilis diagnosis & treatment)
  • Tuberculosis: diagnosis, treatment, follow-up
  • Vaccination advice for adults
  • General medical check-up and follow-up
  • Pre-employment medical check-up 

Infectious diseases and General Medicine services:

  • Consultation with specialist (description of complaints, history of illness, risk factors)
  • Physical examination with blood pressure, pulse oximetry, thermometry control
  • Preliminary and final clinical diagnosis discussion
  • Laboratory investigations (complete blood count, biochemistry, urine and stool tests)
  • Diabetes screening, Lipid profile, thyroid function tests
  • Instrumental investigations: Ultrasound scan, Chest X-ray, ECG, CT scan
  • Hepatitis screening & deep serological testing
  • Confidential and anonymous HIV testing 

Main infectious diseases:

  • Acute respiratory infections and influenza
  • Intestinal viral and bacterial infections
  • Intestinal and extraintestinal parasitic invasions
  • Acute and chronic hepatitis A, B, C, D, E
  • HIV and AIDS with opportunistic infections
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Viral and bacterial meningoencephalitis
  • Throat infections (tonsillitis, diphtheria)
  • Herpetic infections
  • Infections with rashes
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Tuberculosis 

Some alarming signs of infections:

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Muscle ache
  • Jaundice
  • Loose stool more than 3 times a day (diarrhoea)
  • Rash
  • Lumps on the neck and sore throat
  • Persistent cough 

Infectious diseases is a broad knowledge based specialty. You can consult an infection diseases specialist if you are in doubt and consider yourself infected with any infection.

Discussion of your lifestyle, risky behavior or fears is strictly confidential.

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