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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Fungus: It is a fungus.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Inflammation: This is a reaction to any irritant in the body. It need not come from the outside or be related to infection. It is a term which signifies a set of s ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No difference: Consult this site for effective home treatment of acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good h ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Acne?: Acne and folliculitis look different, so a formal skin assessment, locally or via HealthTap; would allow us to differentiate between your two possibil ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
26 years experience Urology
Cystitis : Inflammation of the bladder lining can remain after successful elimination of the causative bacteria / organism. It can also occur from non-infectious ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: And that is very serious especially in someone with low immune system.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: You do not need good fungus for digestion.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacteria: Almost all utis are caused by bacteria.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lortscher
13 years experience Dermatology
No: Similar to how dandruff cannot be passed from person to person.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Trujillo, jr.
13 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably so: Most likely if you have an acute infection, it is a bacteria. The most common reason for this infection above the nail is an ingrown nail or hangnail ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Pus is Pus is Pus is: Unfortunately this is a difficult question to answer without visualization. There are numerous bugs that can cause this scenario and nothing about yo ... Read More

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