Aussie man found to have herpes after taking ketoconazol shampoo for two weeks
A man who was prescribed the topical anti-viral medication ketoconahol after having a cold in Australia has tested positive for the virus.
Key points:Mr Zohar, who has been on the lam in Australia, has tested negative for the coronavirusMr Zofar said he was not aware of the possibility of being infectedThe man is said to have been in Australia for two days before the coronivirus was detectedMr Z of the Queensland city of Brisbane said he had been prescribed a ketocona shampoo and was given two weeks of treatment.
“I did the ketoconhol and I tested positive yesterday,” he said.
“The other day I went back and tested positive.”
Mr Z said the topical antibiotic is not recommended for colds and flu, and he had never been exposed to the virus while taking the medication.
“It was the first time I’ve ever tested positive,” he added.
“But the cold was different to what it is now.”
MrZ’s symptoms began in February last year, when he was in Australia on holiday.
He was diagnosed with a cold that was more severe than his previous cold, and said he did not take any medication for it.
“You wouldnt take a lot of medication, it’s a little bit scary,” he told news.com.au.
“We did take some medication, but it didn’t work for me.”
That’s what I was told by my GP, she said ‘you shouldn’t take any medications, because it’s not a good cold’.
“Mr Z is understood to have tested positive in February for a coronaviral variant of the coronovirus, a type of coronaviruses called COVID-19.
But he did nothing to seek treatment and was not told he had the virus until March last year.”
My GP said ‘oh, you’re going to have to go to the doctor and get a sample taken’.
“She said ‘but don’t do anything for two or three weeks, it won’t hurt’.”
So I went in and I got my sample taken, I sent it back and they took it and they said ‘there is no COVID in it’, which I didn’t know,” Mr Z said.
His GP then told him he had no chance of contracting the virus from the sample, and told him not to worry.”
She didn’t tell me that, and I wasn’t aware of it, I just thought I was going to die.
“Mrz said he has not received any tests for the other coronavirets, nor have any tests been ordered.
Mr Z’s GP said the symptoms were similar to the cold he experienced, and it was unclear if he would have been exposed.”
There’s not much to tell, but there’s not any indication that I’m more at risk for getting COVID than I am for contracting it,” she said.’
I would not recommend it’The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said the coronatavirus is not an infectious disease.”
An infectious disease is when a person gets infected from another person, and that person then spreads the disease to others,” a spokeswoman said.
The ABC understands Mr Z’s diagnosis was confirmed in February and he was prescribed an anti-COVID drug, known as ketoconac.”
As a precaution, ketoconacet is available as a prescription medication in Australia,” the spokeswoman said in a statement.”
If you’re concerned about getting COVIS, ask your GP.”‘
I am not a risk’Mr Z has not been tested for COVID or any other infectious diseases, but said he would not consider using the topical medication.
MrZ said he does not take the drug because he believes the side effects of it are not serious.”
What they’re saying is it is a risk, I am not going to take it.
I would not use it,” he explained.”
Because of the side effect of it I would never use it.”‘
This is a bad idea’MrZ says he would prefer to avoid the medication altogether, and has also been advised to get tested for other viruses before taking it.
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