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Be A Good Doctor!

If you read my blog (I am still skeptical that people actually read this blog), you will realise that I am no supporter to a scam doctor, or greedy doctor, who sell products like vitamins, water, air, dirt, any whatsoever and using their title to make that product look...medicinal.

Recently, I found out that many of my friend doctors, start selling herbal product and re-posting testimony of that herbal product in social media like it was nothing. Shameful.

Doctors supposed to be a teacher and educates everyone about real medicine, the science behind it. Not promoting non evidence based product, more over selling them for extra money. If this trend continues, then the same thing will happen again... The same thing that happen before that produce such group like antivaccine group, homebirth group, all the pseudoscience group.

I do not understand why money is so important for medical doctor. You can see that many doctor in Malaysia are complaining about underpayment and I agree that it i…

Snake Bite and Bacterial Infection

Most cat and dogs will cause Pasteurella multocida infection. I was curious however these few days because I found that a culture from a patient with snake bites grew Morganella morganii and to my surprise, I am the only one who were actually surprise about this. Google does not. This is because there were a few study (however scarce) regarding snake oral flora and they found out that Snake do have Morganella spp inside their mouth. 

Bacterial infection in snake bite commonly cause by Gram Positive bacteria, mainly Staphylococcus aureus, followed by Coagulase Negative Staphylococci, and Streptococci.
Gram Negative that commonly cause bacterial wound infection in snake bite includes Enterobactericiae; E.coli the most common, Klebsiella Pneumoniae, Morganella morganii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Culture from the snakes fangs, fangs sheaths, venom of various snakes has shown heavy colonisation with many bacteria including: E.coli,Morganella spp, Group D Streptococci, Aeromonas spp, and anae…