A 21-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

will buying medical grade honey help prevent pseudomonas aeruginosa infection?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Not likely: Although there are some studies that show that honey can kills some bacteria. I would recommend seeing your doctor for antibiotics.
Answered on Nov 26, 2013
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Doubtful: This very severe form of infection requires antibiotics for treatment.
Answered on Feb 26, 2018

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 21-year-old member asked:
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 i ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Probiotics Use: There is no evidence that probiotics can prevent a pseudomonas infection.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
By changing genes: This is not completely understood, but there is experimental evidence from animal experiments and such, that the pseudomonas grown in a low phosphate ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not really: Pseudomonas is a very dangerous bacteria that infects those who are chronically or critically ill . ( such patients with cystic fibrosis or in the i ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month