Infectious disease doctors in Derry, New Hampshire
Many germs are harmless, but some can lead to life-threatening complications. If a person develops an infection, it can become a serious problem that warrants medical intervention. The board-certified infectious disease specialists at Parkland Medical Center are dedicated to providing the latest treatments for adult and pediatric infectious diseases.
Do you have questions about infectious diseases, or would you like to make an appointment? Call our Consult-A-Nurse® team today at (877) 642-2362.
Touching, eating, drinking or breathing germs can cause an infection. Germs may also enter the body through:
- Skin contact
- Bites from insects that carry and transmit germs, such as ticks and mosquitoes
- Sexual activity
Treating and preventing adult and pediatric infectious diseases
You can cure some infections with rest and simple home care. Others require hospitalization and intravenous antibiotics. Vaccines, proper handwashing and medicines help prevent infectious diseases.
Parkland’s board-certified infectious disease specialists have experience diagnosing and treating many types of infectious diseases, including:
- Clostridium difficile (C difficile, antibiotic-associated colitis)
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
- Lyme disease
- Methicillin-resistant staph (MRSA) infection
- Pertussis (whooping cough)
- Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infection
Trust our physicians to provide compassionate, personalized care using the latest medical best practices. To ensure full patient recovery, your infectious disease doctor may rely on support from doctors within other specialties at Parkland, including: