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How To Stop Staph Infection Reoccurrence
Find out the cause: Find out the cause with the help of your physician. Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as>>. ...Read more
This is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus - and it often is quite dangerous because the organism, the 'germ' has alot of virulence to it... it's very nasty in other words. You can see an ID doc to find out more about Staph infections, since they are experts in diagnosing and treating ...Read more
Bid with less anti.: Macrobid works as a bacteria-static agent preventing growth of bacteria, sometimes normal flora like e. Coli, by keeping exponential bacterial growth at bay. It is used as a strategy to prevent uti's with intercourse or to help someone who suffers from chronic infections to break the cycle without exposing a patient to antibiotic exposure which can cause drug resistance. ...Read more
Not known for sure: Some people get recurrent MRSA infections. Certain people carry MRSA on their skin , nails, and/or in their noses. (colonized), considered to be MRSA "carriers" and may be more likely to get infections. There is not enough data to recommend specific treatments that get rid of colonized mrsa. Some prescribe topical, intranasal, or systemic antimicrobial agents to patients with recurrent mrsa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suppression: If the offender is c albicans, suppress with Diflucan (fluconazole) once or twice weekly. If atypical yeast ( not c albicans), boric acid capsules vaginally (compounded by a pharmacist) twice daily for two weeks. Also consider probiotics designed for the vagina. This is discussed in detail in ask your gynecologist. For more information www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more
By killing...: ...Or inhibiting the bacteria causing the infection. The antibiotic is toxic to the bacteria, but not to the human who is infected. If, however, an infection is caused by something other than bacteria, a virus or a fungus for example, then the antibiotics do not work at all. ...Read more
Prevention: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >. ...Read more
Proper hygiene: The best way to prevent a staph infection is through proper, frequent handwashing, and hygiene. If someone in the household has had an infection, make sure everything is properly washed and sterilized. Towels should not be reused. Bedding and clothing should be washed. Surfaces should be cleaned with bleach or lysol. If you have expereienced recurrent infxn, nasal Mupirocin is also helpful. ...Read more
Abx ointment: The first question is whether or not it is truly a staph infection. There are many skin lesions that can occur around the mouth some of which are bacterial some of which can be viral and some of which due to fungus. If it is a bacterial, staph infection then polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or Bacitracin ointment can be helpful. ...Read more
Exposed?: Staphylococci are virtually ubiquitous and you encounter them virtually every day. Tell us what you are worried about and be specific and perhaps can help you out. ...Read more
Not all infections lead to sepsis. Meningococcal infection can cause fatal sepsis in a few hours.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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