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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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What are some things that frequent diarrhea is caused by?

What are some things that frequent diarrhea is caused by?

Many things: Inflammatory bowel disease ie.Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis, iritable bowel syndrome, malabsorption such as with lactose intolerance, infections both viral such as norovirus and bacterial such as salmonella, shigella, campylobacter and clostridium difficile, many drugs and laxatives. ...Read more

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What things have contributed to resistant strains of bacteria, viruses, etc?

What things have contributed to resistant strains of bacteria, viruses, etc?

See below: Bacterial resistance means that a bacteria is resistant to the bacteristatic or bactericidal effects of one or more antibiotics. There are many mechanisms that bacteria use to develop this resistance. They include the production of enzymes that degrade the antibiotic, altering the binding site of the antibiotic, pumping the antibiotic out of the cell after penetration etc. ...Read more

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Which microbes cause salmonella?

Which microbes cause salmonella?

Bacteria: Genus – Salmonella. Family – Enterobacteriaceae. Salmonella are gram-negative rods. See: http://www.britannica.com/science/Salmonella ...Read more

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What pathogens cause diarrhea?

Lots of things: Several viruses, bacteria, parasites, even worms. Also diseases of the GI tract. ...Read more

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Is H pylori the bacteria that causes c diff?

Is H pylori the bacteria that causes c diff?

No: H.pylori causes ulcers , gastritis and a slew of other problems. Clostridium difficicle causes inflammation of your bowel and excessive persistent diarrhoea. ...Read more

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What causes a fever? Bacteria or virus? I know its a germ that causes sickness but what causes a fever, bacteria or virus? .

What causes a fever? Bacteria or virus? I know its a germ that causes sickness but what causes a fever, bacteria or virus? 

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Both: Bacterial and viral infections can cause fevers, in fact they are hallmark symptoms. Viral fevers tend to be lower grade as a rule, and bacterial higher. It is one way the body fights back, by basically "cooking" the pathogen in an attempt to kill it off. The mechanisms are too lengthy to describe here, but the answer is both. ...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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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 causes bacteria infection in buttocks?

What causes bacteria infection in buttocks?

Skin infections: Skin infections happen generally when there is some damage or sore or even microscopic dryness of the skin. Bacteria live on and around us all the time. But, skin injury is what usually leads to a skin infection. Whether on the buttocks or elsewhere. ...Read more

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Could xylitol in gum cause diarrhea?

Could xylitol in gum cause diarrhea?

Yes, but...: Hi. Yex, xylitol is a non-absorbable suar analog that goes out in the stool, and carries water with it by osmotic effects. But there's a dose-response relationship, and there should be an amount you can consume that would not cause diarrhea. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes anaerobic bacteria in the nose?

Anaerobic bacteria: anaerobic bacteria - or bacteria that don't require oxygen to live and multiple are generally found in closed off spaces with low oxygen such as abcesses. The nose normal has airflow so anaerobic bacteria are rare. However, if swelling reduces or closes off passageways or sinuses - these types of bacteria start to flourish https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=sinus+passage+diagram&ei=UTF-8&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-004 ...Read more

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What bacteria causes chlamydia?

What bacteria causes chlamydia?

Chlam. trachomatis: Chlamydia trachomatis is the bacteria. Check out www.Cdc.Gov/std/chlamydia/stdfact-chlamydia.Htm for full information. ...Read more

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Are most bacterias that cause food poisoning orodless colorless and tasteless?

Are most bacterias that cause food poisoning orodless colorless and tasteless?

Food poisoning: Many organisms that create food poisoning do so by producing toxins and may not be present in sufficient numbers to alter the taste or appearance of the food. Some, which create disease by direct multiplication in the gut, also do so in numbers that will make their detection nearly impossible. If allowed to progress in growth, changes will occur that may cause you to avoid eating them. ...Read more

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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more