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An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants outside of the uterus. The most common site is within a fallopian tube. More rarely an embryo may implant within an ovary, in the cervix, or on the abdominal wall






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Hand-Foot-And-Mouth Disease

Hand-Foot-And-Mouth Disease | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the disease diagnosed?

Diagnosis of HFM disease begins with a medical history and physical exam. HFM disease is diagnosed by observing the characteristic rash. There are no commonly used tests to identify the virus. In rare cases, a test may be ordered to look for the virus in fluid from the skin lesions.


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Hand-Foot-And-Mouth Disease: Prevention & Expectations

Author: John Wegmann, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 09/12/01



Topiramate (toe-PYRE-a-mate) is used to help control some types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to help control seizures for as long as you continue to take it.





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