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How you know a bacteri is clearing up

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Your symptoms: are best explained by your viral infection and are unlikely to be bacterial...Sounds like you are doing exactly the right thing! Many of these late s ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
It : It should still work, but if you have persistent symptoms then you will need to be re-tested. Always use a condom to avoid infection.
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Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely yes,: good chance of clearing bacterial vaginitis, however yeast may overgrow, needing an anti-fungal medication.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Possible acid reflux: Besides an acute throat infection, sore throats are often caused by acid reflux and post nasal drip from sinus drainage, and potentially from chronic ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
17 years experience General Practice
Microscopic organism: Bacteria are microscopic organisms that are all over our world. There are many, many different kinds. Some of them are helpful to us, like the ones th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Fine
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics, soap: Antibiotics kill bacteria inside the body, but different ones kill different types of bacteria. Soap or alcohol hand gel kills most of them on the sk ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Much of it may: be killed in the stomach. Not all bacteria dies.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe.: Interesting question. Staphylococcus infection of eczematous skin is certainly associated with increased itchiness. But its not clear if the bacteria ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Not all bacteria are bad; many are important some of the body's most basic processes, including digestion. Bacteria is also a necessary in the formati ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Good bacteria: are essential to our gastrointestinal system. Healthy bacteria can also be found in the vagina.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacteria: Hpf stands for "high power field" and refers to the area seen under a high power microscope in one field. If you can see a single bacteria in this fie ... Read More

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