Dr. Ricardo A Adames M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease4970 N Expressway Suite D Brownsville TX, 78526
Dr. Ricardo Adames is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Brownsville, TX. Dr. Adames specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
Education and Training
Univ Catol Madre Y Maestra (Ucmm)- Fac De Cien Med- Santiago 1985
Pontificia Universidad CatÛlica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud 1985
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- High Cholesterol
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Vascular Disease
- Cath M C Bklyn-Queens Inc, Infectious Diseases
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- What Causes Cholera?
Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease that causes thousands of deaths each year and inflicts tremendous pain in areas where it has been reported. This infection is a great menace that has been disturbing humankind. However, it does not mean that cholera is everywhere or that it cannot be treated...
- What to Expect on Your Future Visits to the Doctor After You Have Been Diagnosed with Lyme Disease
A diagnosis of Lyme disease immediately calls for a 2-4 week course of antibiotics. Doxycycline, amoxicillin, and cefuroxime axetil are some of the antibiotics most commonly used to treat Lyme disease. However, treatment may still vary depending on the symptoms present and the stage at which the...
- How Do You Contract Mononucleosis?
The Epstein-Barr virus is one of the eight known viruses of the herpes family. This disease is very contagious, and it can also result from other diseases. This disease affects young adults and teenagers. Those who contract this disease develop the signs and symptoms after being infected for a...
- Your Guide to Using Valtrex
Valtrex is the name of the drug that contains valacyclovir. It is prescribed for many infections caused by the herpes virus, which includes cold sores, genital herpes, and shingles. Herpes virus can appear on any part of the body, but most often, it shows in the genitals and mouth. There are two...
- What to do when you get positive COVID-19 results
With the alarming rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, it is not impossible that you can also acquire the infection.As per the usual guidelines we see on the television or social media, you were told to monitor signs and symptoms like colds, runny nose, dry cough, the difficulty of...
- Borrelia burgdorferi: The Bug Responsible for Lyme Disease
Borrelia burgdorferi is a gram-negative bacterium, which is the causative organism of Lyme disease. It is most commonly found in North America and Europe. Lyme disease is a zoonotic vector-borne disease. A zoonotic disease is a disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans and...