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Is there anything that I can wear to limit infection of osteomyelitis

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Localized to 1 place: It means that it's an infection of a specific, localized part of the body (in this case, bone) rather than a generalized infection.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Luks
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Great question: In patients who have not had surgery and now possess osteomyelitis, the typical cause is the spread of bacteria through the bloodstream. Even brushing ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Root canal treatment primarily fails due to 1: residual bacterial infection of incompletely treated roots, 2: re-contamination of the rc filling from ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Needs to see doc: You need to see infectious disease physician , infection in leg is wide variety of different diagnosis. Is there trauma, h/o dm redness, .
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Hematogenous: Osteomyelitis. An infection in one location such as the throat travels through the bloodstream and seeds itself at a distant location, in your case th ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is possible: Yes it is possible as a complication of cellulitis wchich is the infection under the skin caused by bacteria and involves the skins deeper layers that ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Osteomyelitis: If you had x-ray or chemical treatments for your oral cancer, there is a risk of bone compromise. See an Endodontist to evaluate the necessity and ef ... Read More
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A 79-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Osteomyelitis: This issue is much too complex for a forum like this. Work with your doctors. If osteomyelitis is suspected, you need to be in the care of an orthoped ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Treatment for osteomyelitis is well documented, we start patient on special antibiotic and before that we take a sample and send to the lab to find wh ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
No infection: suspected. Need infection to get Osteomyelitis (spread of infection to bone) sepsis (infection that has spread to the blood stream) or a brain abscess ... Read More
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