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Doctor insights on: Bacteria On Face Open Sore From Healing

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Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more


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I've had a sore throat & swollen tonsils for +7 months. It is not bacterial and the dr. Believes it to be viral. What are the treatment options?

I've had a sore throat & swollen tonsils for +7 months. It is not bacterial and the dr. Believes it to be viral. What are the treatment options?

Surgery: After a certain point, your tonsils, following multiple and chronic infections, can remain chronically inflamed. If it is chronically painful and enlarged or recurrently infected, a tonsillectomy can be considered. Consult your ENT to discuss this further. ...Read more

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Pain in throat cough sore throat fever upto 38.1 nose open what's my problem? Flu or bacteria? Plz guide what lld i do?

Pain in throat cough sore throat fever upto 38.1 nose open what's my problem? Flu or bacteria? Plz guide what lld i do?

Infection: Could be viral (most likely) or bacterial. Would recommend seeing your primary since these kinds of symptoms have a host of causes. ...Read more

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Best over-the-counter treatment for an open sore?

Best over-the-counter treatment for an open sore?

See details: The best otc treatment would be an antibiotic ointment and keeping the area clean. Be careful. Infected sores almost always need prescription antibiotics and not creams or ointments. ...Read more

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4 weeks ago i had an emergency open appendectomy. Healing has gone well. The last two days I have been getting really sore on right side front & back?

4 weeks ago i had an emergency open appendectomy. Healing has gone well. The last two days I have been getting really sore on right side front & back?

Abdominal pain: If the discomfort is steady, localizes to the right lower abdomen and has associated tenderness, i feel that you should be examined by your surgeon in view of your recent surgery. ...Read more

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What is considered an open sore where hep c or HIV can be transmitted? I have a few cuts thats are healing up and im very scared.

What is considered an open sore where hep c or HIV can be transmitted? I have a few cuts thats are healing up and im very scared.

HCV/HIV transmission: Transmission through skin contact has been reported in only a few cases. It requires a significant amount of blood exposure from the infected individual & a large open wound or seriously chapped and cracked hands in the recipient. That 's why intravenous or needle stick routes are so much more efficient vehicles for transmission. Hcv is 10 times more transmissible than HIV via these routes. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis. I got after labor and cervix was still open. Could I have a uterine infection?I have discharge/spotting.Treatment?

Diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis. I got after labor and cervix was still open. Could I have a uterine infection?I have discharge/spotting.Treatment?

Bacterial: Vaginosis is a vaginal infection that mostly doesn't become a uterine infection. Treatment is typically an antibiotic gel or cream taken vaginally though sometimes antibiotic pills are given. Douching increases chance of getting BV so avoid that. ...Read more

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What bacteria can cause tonsillitis/sore throat?

Streptococcus pyogen: According to myo clinic , strep throat, which is caused by a bacterium known as streptococcus pyogenes, or group a streptococcus whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory tract infection diphtheria, a serious respiratory illness that's rare in industrialized nations but is more common in developing countries. ...Read more