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how do I know if I have an infection anywhere in the body

A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on what odor this is. I would first check your sugar and ketones by urine dip stick to make sure you are not in ketoacidosis state that res ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See PCP: You could have an upper respiratory infection. See your physician for diagnosis. It's normal to see veins in your mouth.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Immune System Eval: You need an immune system evaluation. There are different areas of our immune system the helps us fight off viruses, bacteria and/or yeasts and mold ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
No such thing: There is no such thing as a test to tell you if you have any infection in your body. If you have an infection, or have reason to suspect one, you nee ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
11 years experience Radiology
MRI Scans: Mri scans are performed on isolated parts of the body for specific reasons. If a physician is concerned for brain, spine or joint infections, than a t ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Normal temperature: You misunderstand normal temperature. 98.6 is the average in testing hundreds of people; and it's also roughly the average in most individuals whose t ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Infectious disease : If you have a chronic and persistent infection in your body, I would strongly suggest you be seen and thoroughly evaluated by an infectious disease sp ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Site of infection: Enterococcus is a germ that can cause serious problems, especially in someone who may already be weakened by another disease. It would be important to ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible: But this can be due to a myriad of causes. If it continues suggest that you see your doctor and let them take a look.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Body Defense : The body's defenses against infections: skin prevents organisms from entering from outside in, mucous protects sites ; washes away bacteria, antibodie ... Read More

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