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proteus mirabilis wound infection

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Proteus: This is an unusual cause of wound infection, and is often a contaminant in cultures because of its ability to overgrow other bacteria. It is unlikely ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Common: Proteus mirabilis is often found as a cause of urinary tract infection. Because the bug produces a urease enzyme, the urea in the urine is metabolize ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Proteus mirabilis: This would be incredibly unusual and would seriously question the diagnosis. This organism is most commonly found in the GI tract and can cause uti. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hot water works: Cleaning your underwear in hot water will generally remove bacteria.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Oral sex and UTI: If you have oral sex with a person with a uti, you will not get a uti. The most common cause of a UTI in a woman is by having bacteria entering the bl ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Turk
27 years experience Urology
Not to worry: Although Proteus is a true infection, the likelihood of the bacteria entering the bloodstream is minimal. Antibiotics can typically steriize the urin ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly : Sounds reasonable and i would suggest that you both see your family physician for cultures and if both of you show up positive, usually a medicine lik ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Infection: A wound infection is caused by a bacterium. There are thousands of species of bacteria that we live with every day; a smaller subset are the culprits ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
With any: Infection, treatment in general is local treatment with adequate drainage and removal of dead tissue if necessary, and systemic treatment with antibio ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Wound infection: Many factors which include: the type of wound; the circumstances in which the wound developed (especially traumatic wounds); the length of time that y ... Read More

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