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types of bacterial blood infections

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Apurv Agrawal
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Neutrophils: Neutrophils.
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The neutrophils: Also called granulocytes (same thing).

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: This can be chlamydia, gonorrhea, hpv infection, and numerous others.
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Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
?????: A vaginal bacterial infection would not cause your WBC in your blood to be high, but if u had an std or another type of bacteria that progressed and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Pain: That depends upon where the pain is located, what is causing it, and whether the treatment for the infection resulting in bacteria in the blood is lik ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: The length to resolution of "bacterial sepsis" (bacterial infection in the blood) varies. Duration before recognition and treatment, type of germ, pre ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Blood in culture med: Ium. If blood is sent to the lab for culture to detect bacteria, it is usually mixed with culture medium that allows the bacteria to stay viable and ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: We need to know what and where you have the infection. Your bleeding may or may not be related to your infection. Send mote information.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bacterial infections: Of the blood can sometimes be transmitted through sharing needles. Even some bacterial infections spread through sex might spread to the blood stream.

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