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Bacterial Infection With Fluid Around The Heart
Pneumonia: The fluid filling the alveolus, secondary to infection, is quite simply pus/ purulence that develops as white blood cells kill the infectant. A good amount of damage to alveolar cells also occurs due to proteins released from white blood cells designed to recruit more cells to area of infection, creating breaks in cell lining. This causes increased swelling/ fluid leak into air spaces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can a bacterial infection from my ankle spread to the vaginal area and cause infection there? Like through the blood stream?
Yes: An infection can spread from anywhere to anywhere. ...Read more
Can collection of fluid and small tissue reminant in the uterus be treated with nospa, metronidazole and cefuroxime?
Seems strange: The no-spa will tend to decrease the likelihood of passing the tissue remnant since it acts to relax muscles. Usually to get a tissue remnant out, we would want the uterus to contract by using a medication such as ergotrate. It does depend on what the fluid and tissue remnant is. Retained pregnancy tissue? ...Read more
What makes secondary bacterial infection in the male gentiles from STD and what is secondary bacterial infection in the genatil of an std?
Question unclear: You may develop secondary uti, prostatitis, or other secondary infection if you have some obstruction of the urethra from either gonorrhea or ngu. You may have opportunistic infections secondary to hiv/aids, but would need more info on the type of std you are referring to in order to answer you appropriately. ...Read more
Diag. As fluid behind ear drum without infection. How can I aid in draining fluid and avoiding an infection? Normally so painful?
Not much: Pneumonia is usually used to refer to an infection in the clusters of breathing sacs in the lung. I suppose you could say a bacerial infection of the entry of the lung (tracheitis) could be defined better that way but I have never used it that way.To me they would seem to mean the same thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Wouldn't plan on it: Yeast meningitis is generally a problem for the severely compromised patients who end up in an ICU & have very poor or no immune system function. We have yeast in our digestive tract at all times & it gets on our skin & membranes constantly. The immune system and intact skin/membranes keep it out of the blood which is where it must go to get to the meninges. I wouldn't worry about a rash doing it ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are symptoms of e.Coli infections of the blood and can cipro (ciprofloxacin) clear up the blood infection?
Diarrhea, cramps.: Severe, acute hemorrhagic diarrhea and abdominal cramps are the main symptoms. Usually little or no fever is present, and the illness resolves in five to 10 days. It can also be asymptomatic. Fluid replacement and blood pressure support may be needed to prevent death from dehydration. Treatment with may cause kidney complications. Hemolytic-uremic syndrome is a life-threatening condition. ...Read more
Does infection spread through the bloodstream, such as a bacterial infection on ankle can spread to an ear infection?
Bacteremia: Infections can spread through the blood stream - when you hear the word "Sepsis" that implies a bacteria is in the blood stream and causing havoc on the body. Could an infection that started in the ankle get into the blood stream? Sure. Once it's in the blood stream could it seed other sites? Sure. If you didn't have high fever and signs of blood infection then I doubt your ear infection is relate ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibility of having pid+ douglas fluid accumulation post total hysterectomy?How the bacterias spread in the pelvis?Is it through the vaginal stitch?
Swelling like fluid build up & pouring blood from them when it releases around the anus with hidrandenitis suppurativa would indicate?
Can sinus infection as the result of bad wisdom tooth infection bone/fracutre cause spine infection? Is there barrier between spinal fluid and sinus?
yes: If there is fluid in the pleural space, breath sounds are significantly diminished. ...Read more
What can cause throbbing in one ear - but no fluid behind the ear or infection and pressure from both ears originating from inside out?
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