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Do all bacteria cause diseases?

Do all bacteria cause diseases?

No.: Not all bacteria are pathogenic (cause diseases in humans). There are many bacteria that live in the environment around us and do not cause us trouble. There are other types of bacteria that live with / in us and can even be helpful to us. We all have "normal" bacteria in our intestines that in most instances are helpful to us and do not cause diseases. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Do all bacteria normally cause disease?

Do all bacteria normally cause disease?

No: Bacteria are ubiquitous. Our skin is covered with bacteria and the lining of our gastrointestinal tract harbor numerous strains of bacteria that coexist peacefully with us, their hosts. Some of them actually help us with processes like digestion, and fighting infections. Only a fraction of bacteria that exist on earth are harmful to humans. ...Read more

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Can good bacteria cause disease?

Can good bacteria cause disease?

NO: No; they assist us with digestion, produce b12, they produce natural antibiotics that keep other bacteria, fungus and parasites out of the systems. So keeping the gut well flourished with probiotics is ideal. I recommend 2 caps three times daily till gas, bloating and odor are eliminated then reducing to 1-2 caps daily for maintenance. Repeat as often as needed www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read more

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Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

Can celiac disease cause bad body odor?

Celiac disease: Celiac disease can cause a whole host of problems, and is one of the great mimics. It can cause headaches, weight loss, anemia, infertility, abdominal pain. And some patients do complain of a change in their body odor. I would ask your doctor to check your blood tests for the typical antibodies associated with celiac disease, and if you carry the diagnosis, explore possible gluten contamination ...Read more

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What are common other things, besides bacteria and viruses, that cause disease?

What are common other things, besides bacteria and viruses, that cause disease?

Yes, lots: Not to make you paranoid, but there are countless things that cause disease. Many factors interact with our bodies in a way that can lead to disease. For example, a high salt diet can lead to high blood pressure, which can lead to kidney and heart damage, and damage to other arteries (like stroke). Type 2 diabetes is another complicated disease that can have to do with weight gain. ...Read more

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Do all ticks carry borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease?

Do all ticks carry borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease?

No: The total population of ticks in any grassy, wodded area could be in the millions. Several published studies on tick populations have shown 25-30% of the ticks were carrying lyme in an endemic area (an area where lyme disease is present). ...Read more

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Does the pneumonia bacteria cause any other diseases?

Does the pneumonia bacteria cause any other diseases?

Yes, there: are many types of bacteria that can cause pneumonia, and most can cause infections elsewhere in the body under the right conditions. ...Read more

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Which potential problems does bacteria resistance to antibiotics in tuberculosis cause?

Which potential problems does bacteria resistance to antibiotics in tuberculosis cause?

Harder to cure...: If a person has a strain of TB that is resistant to some of the drugs that are usually given to treat tb, then the healthcare providers who are taking care of the patient have fewer "weapons" to treat the infection. Sometimes combining several drugs may help. Sometimes it may take many months of therapy to rid the person of infection. Being compliant with the drug schedule is very important. ...Read more

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What pathogens that causes respiratory disease are there?

Usually viruses: Most are viruses. Other possibilities include bacteria and other infectious organisms and toxins. ...Read more

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How do salmonella spp. Cause disease in people?

How do salmonella spp. Cause disease in people?

Ingested : Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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Can both viruses and bacteria cause encephalitis?

Can both viruses and bacteria cause encephalitis?

Yes: Encephalitis just means an infection of the brain. Meningitis is an infection of the outer coating that protects the brain. Meningo-encephalitis is the combination of the two. Bacteria usually go first to the meninges but can then progress into the brain. Viruses usually go first to the brain but may set up a inflammation of the meninges as well. ...Read more

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In what ways can human diseases caused by bacteria and diseases caused by viruses react to antibiotics?

See below: Each type of bacteria has its own special biochemistry and antibiotics work in many ways to stop growth or portions of that biochemistry so to kill the bacteria. Viruses work differently than bacteria and require different chemicals (antivirals) to stop their biochemistry and growth. ...Read more

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Can small intestine bacteria overgrowth cause headaches? What are other symptoms?

Can small intestine bacteria overgrowth cause headaches? What are other symptoms?

See Integrative Dr.: Sibo can cause many things. The best bet is to consult with an integrative physician, who specializes in this near you. You had an appendectomy in the past, so this also plays into your equation. Let them go over your entire medical, surgical, trauma, stress history to give you the best answer on this. This is not a simple question. However you will get many good answers from your consult with the integrative doctor. ...Read more

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What disease can the adenovirus cause?

A bunch of them: With over 50 different adenovirus strains, this virus can cause several different diseases such as Conjunctivitis, myocarditis, cystitis (bladder infection), rash illness, pneumonia, croup, bronchitis, gatroenteritis, neurological problems ...Read more

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Hi,Which std viruses causes fatigue and death.

Hi,Which std viruses causes fatigue and death.

STD virus?: HIV, Hepatitis B, cytomegalovirus (CMV), Human Papilloma virus (HPV) and Herpes simplex virus (HSV) can be sexually transmitted. Only HIV is really likely to cause death although under certain circumstances you could die from Hep B or CMV. Fatigue will certainly happen along the way ...Read more

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Is Lyme disease viral or bacterial? Is the organism that causes Lyme disease virus or bacteria?

Is Lyme disease viral or bacterial? Is the organism that causes Lyme disease virus or bacteria?

Bacterial: Lime disease is caused by an infection with a bacteria called borrelia burgdorferi, a spirochete. It is spread by the bite of a tick that has acquired the germ. ...Read more

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What bacteria and viruses are in mad cow disease?

What bacteria and viruses are in mad cow disease?

Neither: Mad cow disease is more correctly known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (bse). It is believed that the infectious agent in bse is a prion. Prions are proteins, neither viruses nor bacteria. ...Read more