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bacterial infection vs fungal infection

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Infections will cause your lymph nodes to react. Sometimes they can also get infection. Be well.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends: There are many different parts to the immune system, and many illnesses that can affect it. Certain types of immune deficiency can be treated, but fi ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
????????????: My first thought is you have not provided enough information to know what your question is about. Docs have various tools to sort out this issue but t ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Quite a bit: One group is caused by one in a myriad of bacteria and the other is caused by one in a myriad of fungi. Probably need a more focused question to help ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Culture: Culture of the lesion, exudate, biopsy or blood will provide the definitive distinction. Superficial infections may be resolved by microscopic examina ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Yeast: It is a yeast infection.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bacterial=cellulitis: Bacterial infection of skin manifesting as spreading red area is cellulitis, a serious infection needing prompt treatment with antibiotics.If fever or ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually bacterial: Sores at the nasal outlet tend to be members of the staph or strep family of bacteria.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: There is not much that can live through those chemicals.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes and No: When you are immunocompromised, we cannot rely as well on things like your WBC (white blood cell count) when determining if an infection is present. H ... Read More

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