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can good hygiene prevent pseudomonas aeruginosa infection?

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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 immunity diminishes, it may start causing a problem. Skin infections caused by pseudomonas mandate usual hygiene measures such as hand washing, using protective wear, disposal of infected materials etc. But not 100% guarantee of protection.
Answered on Sep 30, 2020
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. You can't help that. If you are a girl, wiping from from to back can prevent the bacteria in a uti.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020

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