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3 ways to prevent infection from bacterial disease

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
Blood test?: Not all STD show in urine. Some have to be checked by taking a swab sample from the penis and others show up in blood.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily.: Are you having any symptoms. Routine urine cultures will not detect atypical bacteria, viruses or fungi. If you are having any symptoms, or have a h ... Read More
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on test: A normal urinalysis & urine culture suggests there is no bladder or kidney infection. It is not possible to comment on sexually transmitted disea ... Read More

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Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
There are many: The most common bacteria associated with good borne illness are salmonella, e. coli, campylobacter, and shigella.
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Male & female: Chlamydia:Painful urination, low abdominal pain, discharge from urethra in men & vagina in women, Pain with intercourse in Fs &in testis in Ms ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
That's how it is: Vaccinations do not treat diseases. They do not kill the germs involved, but can help the body build a successful defense against actual disease if ex ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Syphilis: This is possible, although appropriate duration of therapy may not be correct, and the stage of the syphilitic infection is important. Need more info ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diagnosis & treatmen: The key to recurrent vaginal discharge cure is diligence. Careful testing should be done each episode to make sure you know what you ate treating. Wit ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rochelle Weiss
28 years experience Dermatology
Not to my knowledge: There is no established relationship between sleep and such infections. However, lack of sleep can certainly affect one's immune status overall, poss ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
24 years experience Internal Medicine
H. Pylori: You need 2 antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor for2 weeks. This needs to be prescribed by a doctor. Primary means of contraction is fecal-oral.
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Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Good hygiene: The best way to prevent bacterial infections, or viral infections, is good hygiene. Wash your hand properly and often. Next come nutrition; your im ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
23 years experience Family Medicine
Clarify? infxn where: There are many different kinds of bacterial infections possible almost anywhere in the body, and many reasons you may be susceptible to them. If you c ... Read More
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