A 69-year-old male asked:
what to do if enterococcus faecalis in the bladder, now longtime and cannot be cultured via urinalysis and has moved into the flanks, back of knees and back with extreme muscle weakness? thank you
1 doctor answer
Dr. Vakas Sial answered
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Septicemia: If the bacteria has entered your blood stream and is now causing weakness in your muscles you may need IV antibiotics. I would recommend that you see a doctor as soon as possible. You can also performa a virtual consultation with myself or another healthtap doctor using Prime services.
Answered on Apr 18, 2017
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