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what is a bacteria that will make you ill

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bacteria.: Opportunistic infections occur when pathogens that usually don't make us sick - do so because our immune system is not working well. Some bacteria are ... Read More

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Contagious: For bacterial tonsillits, I normally recommend 24 hrs of antibiotics until you are not contagious. Please call your doctor and get a work note.
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Tonsillitis: You need to stay home, rest, hydrate and take your antibiotics until you are fully recovered before you return to work. Otherwise, you are compromisin ... Read More
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Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not related: BV doesn't cause symptoms outside the vagina. I think the cause lies elsewhere.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
See your Doc: If you have been ill for over 3 days and now your throat is involved you may require antibiotics. Please see your doc. Hope this helps.
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Messer
13 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: If you have bacterial vaginosis (bv....Best diagnosed by a healthcare provider) then boric acid suppositories can help restores normal vaginal flora. ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Microscopic organism: Bacteria are microscopic organisms that are all over our world. There are many, many different kinds. Some of them are helpful to us, like the ones th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Fine
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics, soap: Antibiotics kill bacteria inside the body, but different ones kill different types of bacteria. Soap or alcohol hand gel kills most of them on the sk ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: Not all bacteria are bad; many are important some of the body's most basic processes, including digestion. Bacteria is also a necessary in the formati ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Good bacteria: are essential to our gastrointestinal system. Healthy bacteria can also be found in the vagina.

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