Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- Review- 27

Q- Which one of the following tests is the most accurate for an infectious disease? A- Antibiotic sensitivity test B- Culture C- Serum IgM level D- Serum IgG level Q- Which one of the following conditions needs prophylactic antibiotics before dental procedures? A- History of arrhythmia B- History of congestive heart failure C- History of … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- Review- 16

Q- A patient developed diarrhea after using an antibiotic; treated with vancomycin with no improvement. Which one of the following antibiotics should be used at this time? A- Amoxicillin B- Ciprofloxacin C- Fidaxomicin D- Tetracycline Q- Which one of the following is the first-line treatment of a case of symptomatic hyperprolactinemia? A- Bromocriptine B- Cabergoline … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- 443

A 12-year-old boy with a history of cystic fibrosis develops dyspnea, cough and fever. His temperature is 103.1 F, his pulse is 120/min and his oxygen saturation is 85%. Lung examination reveals bilateral rhonchi. What is the appropriate antibiotic treatment? A-Ampicillin B-Ampicillin and gentamicin C-Ceftazidime D-Ceftazidime and gentamicin E-Vancomycin Answer This is a case of … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 294

A 33-year-old butcher comes to the clinic because he developed eye problems. On taking history, the patient states that he eats raw hamburgers in a regular basis. The physician orders Sabin-Feldman dye test and the results come back positive. Which is the most likely cause of this patient’s condition? A- Giardiasis B- Schistosomiasis C- Trichinosis … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 273

A 31-year-old pregnant woman presents to her physician on her second trimester for a prenatal checkup. She works at a big farm. She has no concerns except for some mild swellings on her neck. On physical examination, her vital signs are within normal limits. She has mild cervical lymphadenopathy. She is prescribed an oral antibiotic … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 31

A 40-year-old man with a long history of intravenous drug addiction presents to the emergency room complaining of fever, anorexia, malaise, shortness of breath, cough and chest pain for 2 days.  On physical examination, temperature is 102.7 F, Pulse is 110/min. and blood pressure is 110/66. Irregular erythematous nodules are seen on his hands and … Read more