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How can you get streptococcus mitis

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal flora: Streptococcus mitis is commonly present in the mouth, gastrointestinal tract, female genital tract, and skin. It is part of our "normal flora;" the b ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Human bit: I don’t have is the human mouth but is also found in the throat, there’s a parent as well as the mouth.It’s also present in the gastrointestinal syste ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Contaminant: It's impossible to collect semen without a few bacteria getting into the specimen and I seriously doubt this has anything whatever to do with your hea ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: May decrease fertility. May spread to bladder/kidneys. Cure would be antibiotics. Consult with urologist for exam/options.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
If untreated yes: this a bacterial infection. Appropriate antibiotic treatment recommended along with what is known as a test of cure culture after treatment completed ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: That is a significant culture result in my opinion, but follow the advice of your physician.
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A member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Strep mitis: Strep mitis colonizes the oral cavity and female genitals. If found in your semen it should probably be treated as an infection. Your urologist or an ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get 2nd opinion: This creature is normal mouth flora. Stop worrying about it. I don't know who said what to who, or whether she has an actual infection from it getting ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Normal flora: Enterococcus faecalis is part of your intestinal flora and is an example of several species that cross the line from symbiosis and colonization to pat ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not so rare: There's nothing mysterious here. This isn't a common cause of urinary tract infection, but certainly can happen. In women, almost all UTIs result from ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood culture please: Most of the time viridans group streptococcus in the urine is of no importance, it is not usually the root cause of a UTI and often a contaminant. Ho ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Strep: With antibiotics that the bacteria is sentivie to and the immune system.

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