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Enterobacter cloacae symptoms throat

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Serious enough: to require antibiotic therapy. This is generally a gastrointestinal bacteria and can be transmitted by any contact with GI or rectal bacteria; howeve... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Enterobacter: If you had over 100,000 colonies and symptoms, I'd consider it a uti rather than colonization. This organism is seen as hospital acquired or in people... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Site/susceptibility: In any infection, seriousness depends not only on bug but the host. Bug factor: site infection (blood vs skin colonizer ; all in between), virulence ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
ICU bug: These bacteria are seen in the icu. Patients who get these typically have been patients in the ICU for several days and are quite ill.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hirsch
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
GI bacteria: Enterobacteriaceae are bacteria that generally live in the intestine. They are considered normal flora there and don't necessarily cause disease. They... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Yang
Dr. Theresa Yanganswered
General Practice 9 years experience
Should be fine: Klebsiella oxytoca and enterobacter cloacae are usually found in hospitals and healthcare facilities. It's possible you picked them up at some point w... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Infectious Disease 20 years experience
Depends: Treatment will depend on several factors (and varies from no treatment to IV antibiotic therapy). 1. How severe is the scalp infection? 2. what are ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not after treatment: Not after culture/sensitivity guided treatment has been initiated.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Enterobacter aerogenes is a bacteria that can cause a variety of infections such as urinary tract infections, sepsis, pneumonia, skin/wound infections... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
"OK" Especially if : Especially if recurring UTI, investigate for any correctable cause. Cystitis? Or other diagnosis? How treated? Enterobacter is often resistant to anti... Read More

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