Brain eating amoeba is more common in the summer because it thrives in clean water sources at higher temperatures. It is typically found in bodies of warm freshwater, such as ponds, lakes, rivers, and hot springs. Also known as Naegleria fowleri, it causes a sudden severe infection in the brain called naegleriasis. It is a fatal infection in most cases. The most common initial symptom is headache along with changes in taste and smell that begin a few days after exposure to the bug. So, if you have recently visited a pool or lake and don’t feel too well a couple days after, see your doctor immediately. If you live in Lahore, you can find an online doctor in Lahore and discuss your symptoms from home!
Download an online doctor app on your smartphone from the Apple store or Google Playstore and book an online doctor appointment in Pakistan immediately. My live doctors is a growing telemedicine platform that is connecting patients all across Pakistan with qualified healthcare professionals online.

People living in rural and remote areas of Pakistan lack basic necessities such as healthcare. Besides inaccessibility, they also face affordability issues. Telemedicine set-ups in far-flung areas are facilitating the deprived population so they can also receive quality healthcare services for everyday health problems. Trained technicians are placed at telemedicine stations to help patients connect to online doctors.
N.Fowleri can affect people of all ages but patients have mostly been children and young adults. It is a very aggressive infection so make sure you talk to a doctor as soon as possible to rule out this illness. With everything available online, telemedicine mobile apps are being used world over to bypass in-person clinic visits and receive treatment from home!

By downloading the My live doctors app on your smartphone, you will have access to an online clinic list in Pakistan. From there you can choose the doctor you want to consult with for your health problem and connect with an online physician in Pakistan. The principal objective of telehealth is to enhance the access of the patients to health care. This is made possible by expanding Broadband services and incorporating portable diagnostic technologies.

Studies show that most patients visit doctors for medical advice. Tertiary care hospitals in Pakistan are experiencing a greater influx of patients than necessary. Online medicine services and online medical consultations will hep filter the more serious cases than non-serious ones. This will not only save the doctor’s time but the patient’s as well. If you have a medical query you can ask a doctor online in Lahore or any city in Pakistan.
This brain infection is treatable if diagnosed early on, but more emphasis is on its prevention since most people reach the doctor when the infection has progressed. Avoid swimming in streams and lakes, especially during warm weather, use nose-clamps while swimming to prevent the water from entering your nose and swim in pools that are chlorinated and have been properly disinfected. For more information on other health conditions please visit

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Abigail Kane MD is a graduate of George Washington University school of medicine. Dr. Kane trained in the department of cardiology during her residency. During her residency she was able to provide utmost care and consultation which resulted in an overall improvement of the department. Dr. Kane has been practicing as a cardiologist in California since 1997. She currently has 7 publications in the American Journal of Cardiology and has co-authorships involving other publications. Her practice focuses on new research in the field of Cardiology in accordance with published clinical trials. Most of her treatment strategies are evidence based as her are research papers. She has always been a career-driven, ambitious individual with high aspirations. Dr. Kane is listed as a major contributor in the publication that featured the therapeutic effects of a new cardio-protective drug that may be used in preventive cardiology. Currently Dr. Kane hold various certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine and she was also recognized with an award for her work in cardiology research.