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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Waterborne illnesses: occur due to contamination of the water.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: It seems unclear if you are trying to discuss urine infection or gut infection due to water contamination. Please clarify and resubmit your question. ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Froude
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Cholera: Although there have been no cases in England for a hundred years. An easily treatable pathogen in water Giardia, a protozoa like the amoeba can cause ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Waterborne illness: The one that sounds the scariest has to be Naegleria fowleri (or the brain-eating amoeba). However, I think the earlier response is probably on targe ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: There are many bad infections that spread through water and can kill. In addition to cholera and amoeba, typhoid and other salmonellae, shigella, ente ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Waterborne infection: Not sure what type of infection you're getting. Will comment: water is not sterile unless it is boiled for 15 min or has been treated w/bleach, iodine ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
UTI Symptoms: If by water infection you mean urinary tract infection then the symptoms can include dysuria (pain with urination), urinary frequency, urgency, suprap ... Read More
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Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
?Cytoplain: Are you asking about cyclospora or cryptosporidia? I have not heard of cytoplain infection. Parasitic infections may kill individuals but usually on ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Possibly: By "water infection"i assume you mean a "urinary tract infection" or uti. Some utis can involve the kidney and thus facilitate entry of bacteria into ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Water infection?: Do you mean urinary infection? And possibly Phenoxymethylpeniicillin? So, if that is what you meant, you can TAKE Pen VK as it is called, for a ur ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Clarify: What do you mean by a water infection? What is infected?
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: What is a water infection? If you mean a urinary tract infection, then these symptoms could mean either a stone or spread of the infection to the kid ... Read More

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