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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Immune deficiency: Hiv stands for human immunodeficiency virus. This is the cause of aids. It is transmitted by intimate contact, either sexually, by blood or tissue t ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Problems?: If you have a urine infection, you need to be on antibiotics. If you are suddenly tending to get lots of infections, you need to be seen to be sure t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Urinary infection: Symptoms include burning pain on urination, frequent urination &/or sudden urgency, foul smelling urine, possibly blood in urine &/or some wetting. Yo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience in Anesthesiology
Many: Fever, pain, redness, fatigue, swelling can all be signs of infection!
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends where: It depends what part of the body is infected. If in the lungs cough, sputum, chest pain and shortness of breath would be the symptoms. The classic s ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stopping infections: First of all, prevention is key: wash hands, get vaccinated; antimicrobial prophylaxis when appropriate. If infection is present treatment depends o ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hiro Kiguchi
9 years experience in Pediatrics
Wash hands!: You will never be able to prevent all infections, but that's ok. As long as your child has a normal immune system, he/she will be able to handle most ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends: You have have not been able to clear your existing infection so that it recurs, or you may be continually exposed to a source of infection; it really ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
UTI: Cystitis, or infection of the bladder is very common in women, less so in men. You need to discuss the issues with your doctor as it is too complicat ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience in Family Medicine
ESBL: So extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) bacteria have special chemicals made only by these specific bacteria that break down certain kinds of antib ... Read More

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