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pseudomonas aeruginosa sinus infection

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Probiotics Use: There is no evidence that probiotics can prevent a pseudomonas infection.
Dr. Fred Harvey
36 years experience Geriatrics
Possibly: Pseudomonas is an unwanted commensal organism in the bowel. Good colonies of beneficial bacterial tend to crowd out the bad ones. If the population of ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
By changing genes: This is not completely understood, but there is experimental evidence from animal experiments and such, that the pseudomonas grown in a low phosphate ... Read More
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Inducible virulence: Pseudomonas demonstrates increased virulence when it is grown in an environment that starves it of phosphate; it affects expression of virulence genes ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: Pseudomonas can be transmitted differently - contact exposure, airborne. Also, it may live on some of us without causing any disease, but when local i ... Read More
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and No: Depends where. If you step on a nail and it goes through your shoe the wound is prone to psuedomonas aeruginosa because it is in the glue of your shoe ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Not likely: Although there are some studies that show that honey can kills some bacteria. I would recommend seeing your doctor for antibiotics.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not really: Pseudomonas is a very dangerous bacteria that infects those who are chronically or critically ill . ( such patients with cystic fibrosis or in the i ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics...: Make sure you take antibiotic treatment for that. I assume you most likely have been seen and possibly prescribe something already. It is not uncommon ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Common in the ICU: It is not common to get this infection in a normal host, that is someone who is healthy otherwise. This kind of pneumonia is fairly common in patient ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Skin infection: You should notice that the infection is not getting worse in 24-48 hours and starting to get better in 3-5 days. If it does not or is getting worse y ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yolanda Lagunas
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacterial sensitivit: Your doctor should have your urine culture checked for sensitivity to specific antibiotics. Hopefully both bacteria are sensitive to one antibiotic b ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Pseudomonas pneumonia is a severe potentially life threatening infection, it require antibiotics and support to care for. There is no scientific evide ... Read More

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