Answers in 'Infectious disease'
5 days ago I kissed someone. concerned that I got oral herpes. No blisters:: cold sores. I have headache & high body temperature. Do I have herpes ?
Accidentally mixed bleach+cleaning wipes containing ammonium chloride. 6hrs headache, Sore throat next morn::Feverish Should I go ER if no other sympto?
Belly button had odor drainage::Liquid coming out an crust went to dr got keflex an mupirocin been using mupirocin past 2 days no more odor but still drainage::Liquid. Should I take oral med? No redness or pain. Doc said could be cyst or infection.
Belly button has odor, clear oil that comes out an has crust on outside ring of belly button. I just looked inside an saw a small red thing while cleaning. What is it? It was a little painful when I touched it with q-tip. Will mupirocin work?
Belly button has odor, fluid an crust forms around it, no pain or redness dr gave mupirocin. How to apply? Does it go inside belly button?
Can I use micospec BV under my breast for infection under there?
Can just walking around in a public place like a library (no physical contact with people) cause you to catch any type of virus?
Connection between shingles and kidney deaseas ?
Can a man perform oral sex on a woman with bacterial vaginitis ?
Can ear infection::Disorder::Disease or vestibular issues cause unequal pupil size? Opthamalogist says eyes fine and he doesn't suspect neurological.
Can I use lotrimin for jock itch on a minor yeast infection in your belly button?
Can you get flesh eating disease in the mouth? The bottom of my tongue hurts on one side and I see dark veins
During pregnancy how should a possible dog bite be handled? It was a nip although you can see puncture spots, blood was not visible only red color.
Diagnosed with clymydia, took a gram of azithromycin. Week::2 week I still feel" sore urethra " no discharge. Worried about hiv-Took test 2::3 week neg?
Doctor said I
Have fungal infection in cut under pinky toe. Using an anti-fungal cream called pevaryl but doesnt seem effective. Is this dangerous?
Does a herpes outbreak cause the wbc to elevate?
Ended bcpill 6::17 7::6 sex w condom after uti::Yeast inf. Period late, took neg pregnancy test today. Stress and work change this month, delay period?
Expert opinion please: could taking ciprofloxacin and cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 1% affect the effectiveness of my birth control?
Got treated for bv and chalmydia about 2 weeks ago. My period also came on around that time but now I have a light brownish yellowish dischargE. Why?
Got tested for UTI my results say this : GRAM NEGATIVE BACILLI UNDER 10 M CFU::L what does that mean?
Havent had solid stool all week. Sudden & explosive diarrhea w cramp near belly button every day. Normal xray, CT, blood, urine. What could this be?
How can I tell if I have genital herpes? I am kind of worried.... I have some small little bumps that I noticed on my (penis) shaft. Sorry to be grap
Helicobacter pylori cause anemia & shortness of breath? Finishing 14 days of 2 antibiotics,beginning to feel better. Could h pylori been issue?
Hives all over my body from back of my neck down to my ankles and everywhere in between since yesterday now I have chills but no fever-sprayed benadry?
Hi, out of these: fucicort, locoid lipocream, hydrocortisone, bepanthen and paw paw, are any of these safe to use & provide relief for itchy vagina?
Hi, I have been feeling unwell for the last 4 days. on::Off fever, cough with thick and yellow phlegm, runny nose, hoarse voice and sore throat with difficulty swallowing.
How can someone with pulmonary tuberculosis travel safely without infecting others? Need to go to other city for futher checkups.
I smoke and I've had a cough for the last few months but two days ago my glands got swollen, my throat hurts and I can feel a lump? I'm 22.
I recently was positive for HPV my doc told me not to worry said im fine but im freaking out i do not want this to lead into cancer?
I am having cough and cold. Even grade 2 fatty liver. Should I eat Azee 500 MG medicine?
Is a flu like feeling a symptom of lymphoma (Hodgkin,non hodgkin)? Also got a lump in armpit near breast and some itching all over my body. I'm scared
I currently have an acute (pretty severe) sinusitis. I also have Crohn's so antibiotics are an enemy. What could happen if I don't treat infection?
I have a yeast infection i was scratching it then like 20 minutes later i picked my nose. I didn't realize until afterr that i didn't wash my hands. Am i gonna get a yeast infection in my nose??? And what will happen if i do?
I'm 22 and I never got the chicken pox or the vaccine, should I get the vaccine?
I either have a belly button infection or cyst not sure but I've been using mupirocin todays day 2 of using it not much improvement so far. How long do I use it? If doesn't work should I take oral antibiotic? No pain or red, some drainage still
I got a tetanus booster two weeks ago. About 3-5 days after I've noticed my lymph nodes in my underarms are swollen and tender. Is this normal? I also ended up with bronchitis in this time period as well.
I'm going away tomorrow evening. Will the tonsillitis go by tomorrow I've had it now for two days?
I Am taking ortho tri cyclen and just finished my cipro antibiotics I was taking 500 mg twice a day . Is my birth control effected?
I started taking Prednisone & Amoxicillin yesterday for sinus infection and now fluid is draining and my ears are clogging. Are antibiotics working?
I haven't been able to get a direct answer online. Can a woman get HPV::Genital warts from a partner who has cold sores during oral sex?
I have an infected ear cartilage piercing.I live overseas and can't go to a dr.I am salt soaking and cleaning. Which oral antibiotic should I get?
I have constant urge to urinate, straining to start (delayed) and straining to urinate. Very little urine comes out. No uti. Please possible causes!
I had a PAP that came back positive for HPV and ultrasound came back positive for fibroids. I also had to have a liquid PAP and biopsy test on July 5th. Results are still not back. Should I be worried ?
I have a boil on my right thigh it burst blood and pus came out the area is hard red and swollen also it hurt when I walk and sit.please help?
I'm between 4th and 5th rabies vaccination in shot series. Given HRIG 22 days ago for PEP for potential bat bite. I was walking few nights ago and bat flew into my head. Am I protected from this 2nd exposure or do I need to start vaccination over?
I woke up with a large lump on the underside of my penis,It is a large, glossy lump which hurt when I popped it while blood came out.Cyst or syphilis?
I saw two very little pinholes right where my tailbones ends and when i press the skin they discharge puss few drops
I recently tested positive on chlamydia, and feel like I might have it in my mouth:: throat too. Will the medication I'm given take it away everywhere?
I just found out I had chlamydia, I had unprotected sex with someone after I took the test. What's the chances they may catch it?
I have a rash or fungus on my feet have been treating it as such for 4 weeks however it's spreading and the symptoms are getting worse
I had a mole excision 6 weeks ago which caused red, raw skin around the incision. There is no infection and the incision, itself, is healed but the skin is around is still pretty red. Will it fade?
I used terconazole that i got from my gyn twice now last day was yesterday but i still have itch and it also burns when i pee so i likely have UTI and probably have to go to dr for but what about the itching and wont antibotics prolong the itch ?
I have gastritis for two months, which got worse recently. Doctors told me to follow a diet and take some drugs, but i dont see much improvement. Its not due H. pylori but due to improper diet and stress. Could this be chronic?
I'm weak,feeling dizzy and I had unprotected sex last week Monday...is there any chance I'm pregnant,because my next period is 28th july?
I am having persistent low grade fever since 15 days. I don't have any other symptoms like body aches, tiredness, joint pains. Only my body feels heat?
Im a professional trainer and i have dry throat while talking in the classroom. I manage to complete with several sips of water.
I'm pregnant and tried to treat lice with rubbing alcohol but I'm afraid I might have inhaled too much only had it for less then 5 minutes?
I have more than 20 mosquito bites on my leg and it's bruising?
I am experiencing diarrhea (quality: chronic, persistent) and passing gas. Green poop?
Lump in my armpit, sometimes painful to touch, burning sensation (left side), and some itch over my body. Help?
Late period-had sex w condom 3 weeks ago preg test negative. recently off bc pill. Lots of stress and recent yeast infection, can it all delay period?
Large big acnes on the face and with puss. Painful. Small grows and filled with puss what should i do now?
My sexual partner (male) got std tested by a physical exam only. Am I at risk for an std?
My 10 years old daughtar have Laparoscopic Appendectomy after 38 hours she hade fever for 2 hours after Vomiting she hade no fever it's normal ?
My son was diagnosed with Hand Foot Mouth. Can I use Lysol to disinfect my home. Or will only bleach work.
My gyno told me I have BV, but I also seem to be having chunky white discharge from the urethra, is that normal for BV or is it likely something else? I was tested negative for a UTI.
My dad blood work indicates he has Gram negative bacteria and is on Dialysis he won't eat chills and slight fever. I can't convince him to go to ER. ?
My wisdom tooth is infected. I was given penicillin. When will the swelling go down? And will the pain Go away with it?
My almost 3 yr old as a fever of 101-103 I gave her ibuprophen but it didn't work she is also hypoglycemic?
My 23 month old weighing about 23 lbs was perscribed amoxicillin 8 ml- is 8ml too much? I usually give 5 ml. We are out of town and went to a walk in
My 8 yr old was bitten by a dog while going for a walk.The dog was not a stray and on a leash. It had its rabies vaccine in Dec::2016. Should I worry?
My doc cant find problem.My penis an testicls is really itchy.effects my wife also being itchy.prescribed ketoconazole wash and terbinafine no result?
No runny nose. Cough that leads to vomiting. No rash. Fever? Gotten worse over the last three days.
No tonsils, saw dr. no infection but right side ear::Throat hurt and feel like glass is shooting in lower ear when I sneeze or cough.
On nitrofurantoin 100 mg 2x day for a week. Continued bcp. Was I still protected? Got period then during placebo week. Not pg?
Purple lump on inside of butt crack ...sore...oozed a lil puss...lots of blood. What is it? Should i be concerned?
Pain radiates down under rt ribs. Antacids didn't help. Taking Prilosec with no heartburn in weeks. Also experiencing diarrhea and some nausea. This is not the first time I've experienced this pain. Normally lasts 5-10 min. Longer this time.
Platelet from 210 - 171 -166
WBC from 4.45 - 2.0 - 1.70
neutrophils from 79.1 - 57.0 - 23. 5
is this normal?i was told i have systemic viral infection
Recently had sex with girl. Sore showed up on tip of tongue that I thought was a canker sore. There are white sores on throat and tonsils. Tonsils and throat are swollen. Nothing on genitalia though. Is this more likely straight herpes or tonsillitis?
Swollen lymph nodes right side and right side swollen tonsil shooting pain from top of head down to shoulder every now and again been referred to ENT what could this be? Been garanteed this isn't an infection
Should I be concerned that i have been told I have a Lung infiltration. Been treated for pneumonia but still hasnt cleared. Hasn't changed either.
Son will get a live chickenpox booster vaccine soon. I've had pox twice, apparently my immunity to it is low. Will I catch it from HIS live vaccine?
Sebaceous cyst or syphilis? Woke up with large closed lump on penis. It was painful to pop and blood came out. Looks like a chancre after being popped
Testing team from DHM health. Dr i have flu and i need some help?
Testicular or sac area swells really terrible causing fever and chills. I notice little spots that I can pop and clear fluid squirts or drains out. ?
Tested for HIV 4th gen after22.214.171.124.7.8 months after unprotect sex with a poz gay who is not on med.. Im also negative for all std's, Need more tests?
Took out navel stone, belly button has odor clear::A little yellow oil or discharge that form crust. No redness or pain. Will mupirocin work? Just started using it. Do I put it deep inside belly button? I only put some on the outside ring area
Tiny red line from tattoo, is this blood poisoning?
Untreated sinus infection. What can happen?
Upper abdominal pain between my belly button and chest. Been going on 3 days along with diarrhea. What could this be?
What effect, if any, might a corticosteroid injection have on the digestive system and gut bacteria?
What does it mean if urine culture shows greater than 100,000 cfu::Ml of Enterobacter Aerogenes? I've had severe pain::Cramping on right side stomache::Back with nausea.
What is the risk of HIV from stepping on a hypodermic needle? Also would you feel it pierce your skin?
What does a tick bite look like after 2-3 weeks? I have a round spot on my ankle that is pink and there is dry skin in a circle around the area.
Will doxycycline treat infection in cartilage piercing if having adverse reactions to levoflaxcin? Dr switched me to Cipro but scared to take bc of reactions to levo. I was prescribed doxycycline at urgent care but was told was by ENT Cipro is better
Woke up yday w:: R upper eyelid feeling bruised. No swelling, redness, pain, pus, visual change etc. Looks normal but is tender. Cause? Treatment?
What could cause a lump 2" or so below clavicle in middle of chest, slightly swollen lymph node on bottom left side of neck, and GI issues?
What are the chances of swollen lymphnodes in the abdomen leading to something more serious? Especially with other serious symptoms?
What is fever?
What causes diarrhea and will eating boiled rice and chicken help ease the problem?