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What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

What causes a chronic bacterial prostatitis?

Not all prostatitis: Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...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


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Just found out have bacterial vagniosis. Also got diagnosis with elevated liver enzymes. Could this be the cause is it safe to take the metrinazdole gel 4 bv?

Just found out have bacterial vagniosis. Also got diagnosis with elevated liver enzymes. Could this be the cause is it safe to take the metrinazdole gel 4 bv?

No: Bv does not cause an elevation of the liver enzymes. You should go ahead and treat with Metrogel as your doctor has prescribed, but you need to ask for additional testing to rule out liver disease and viral infections that affect the liver = hepatitis. ...Read more

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What is bacteria ?

What is bacteria
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Microscopic organism: Bacteria are microscopic organisms that are all over our world. There are many, many different kinds. Some of them are helpful to us, like the ones that inhabit our digestive tract and help digest our food. Some of them cause deadly diseases. They can be transmitted in a variety of ways. Some of them can be killed by certain antibiotics, but not all. ...Read more

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What kills bacteria?

What kills bacteria?

Disinfectants, antiseptics: All disinfectants (used on inanimate object) and most antiseptics (used on humans) when used iin their appropriate way, will kill bacteria. Many, but not all antibiotics kill bacteria (bacteriocidal - penicillin is an example); some classes weaken bacteria, and require our immune system to finish them off. An example of this "bacteriostatic" effect is tetracycline. ...Read more

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Are all bacteria bad?

No: Not all bacteria are bad; many are important some of the body's most basic processes, including digestion. Bacteria is also a necessary in the formation of certain foods such as cheese. Lastly, we need the normal flora bacteria to compete against the "bad" bacteria in our body, preventing the bad bacteria from overtaking our body. ...Read more

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What does bacteria, hpf mean?

What does bacteria, hpf mean?

Bacteria: Hpf stands for "high power field" and refers to the area seen under a high power microscope in one field. If you can see a single bacteria in this field it means that there are at least 10, 000 bacteria per milliliter in the fluid being examined (generally urine). The usual standard for diagnosis of UTI on a single specimen is >1000, 000/ml, but this can vary. ...Read more

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How do bacteria get into food?

How do bacteria get into food?

Multiple ways: Bacteria may be introduced to food anywhere from the farm, to any processing or from contamination at the final food preparation at the kitchen. ...Read more

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Which bacteria are good for us?

Many: In fact, the human biome, a complex organization of parasites, bacteria, viruses, yeasts, etc. Forms a unique ecosystem with colonies that coexist on the outside and inside of our bodies. Some of these colonies are very pathogenic under the right circumstances, yet can co-exist within us without contributing to disease. Disease occurs when the balance of any one of these becomes disturbed. ...Read more

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Does hummus have good bacteria?

Generally, no.: Hummus is a middle eastern / arabic food dip or spread made from cooked and mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Hummus is high in iron and vitamin c and also has significant amounts of folate and vitamin b6. I do no think that hummus is naturally probiotic (rich in 'good bacteria'); however, hummus could be infused with bacterial to make it probiotic. ...Read more