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where is ecoli found

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Intestinal flora: These organisms can be found in the small bowel, but infrequently above the ilium. The duodenum and jejunum can contain such bacteria but in fewer nu ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Kidney stone and UTI: Kidney stone and infection may fuel each other.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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See MD: See MD get ear exam and repeat urine dip if you have symptoms. Full medical history and exam. You definitely need an ear exam. Good luck.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Bacteria in colon: Escherichia coli (e. Coli) is a type of bacteia (rod shaped, needs oxygen to grow) normally lives in the colon. Fecal bacteria. Some strains make toxi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
E. Coli: Is a bacteria living in the gastrointestinal tract and can cause diarrheal illness and or urinary tract infection. Treated with antibiotics.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is a bacterial: Organism. It is the main bug in stool which is completely normal. From your question i assume this is an infection which would be managed based on sit ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually nothing: E. coli is an entirely normal bacteria, one of the most common of all bacteria in our gastrointestinal tracts. Everybody has it. Sometimes these norma ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
No: Usually you need to ingest the organism and it does not live long on a piece of cloth Also your immune system needs to be weakened to get infected W ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
E. coli: This bacteria is inordinately common. It is present on your skin around your anus and on the lower extremities. It has the potential, although unlikel ... Read More

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