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If not hpolri what other bacteria could it be

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Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
One: "Strep throat": Bacteria cause many diseases in humans. Some include: strep throat, gonorrhea, some forms of meningitis, some forms of pneumonia, and staph infectio ... Read More

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Risk factors for BV: Include new or multiple sexual partners, frequent vaginal douching and antibiotic use, iud placement, cigarette smoking. Hopefully this link will be o ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The fact that: some have lethal potential and are resistant to antibiotic medications.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
Many diseases: Many different bacteria can cause "common" diseases in humans. Infections of skin and soft tissue are commonly caused by staph bacteria and other typ ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer : The number of bacteria on the skin of the average human estimated at 1 trillion. The skin of your penis is home to a diverse community of bacteria esp ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Neither: Neither bacteria nor virus. The experts don't know. They think, without proof, it may be combination of virus and gene. What is known-it is a medium b ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
When : When you say being "exposed, " i'm going to assume you mean being infected with. So... Being infected with a bacteria will not make you any more or l ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Evolutionary origins: of viruses & bacteria may be a little out of the scope of most of us HealthTap Doctors. Here are some good articles that address this question. h ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Tetanus is triggered by invasion of a wound by spores (egg like structures) of a bacteria called clostridium tetani.The bacteria germinates and begins ... Read More

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