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Beta Hemolytic Streptococcus Group B
Was diagnosed with beta hemolytic streptococcus group b and.I wanted to know.How i got it and is it contagious?
Infection?: Grp b strep is a bacteria normally found in various areas of our body. It does have the potential to produce different types of infection, but you must be predisposed in some fashion. Too much info to go into here. Commonly tested for vaginal carriage during pregnancy because can produce sepsis in neonate and mother postpartum. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Common: Group b is strep is a normal bacteria in the vagina for three out of ten women. It is not caused by anything in particular and is not harmful to you unless it makes it way into the bladder and cause a urinary tract infection which should be treated. Pregnant women are tested at 35-36 weeks because while the bacteria isn't harmful to mom the baby could get pneumonia and very ill from group b strep. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a urine culture showing 10,000 TO 50,000 COL/ML STREPTOCOCCI, BETA HEMOLYTIC GROUP B . Does this really need treatment.
What is the relationship between inflammation of the heart (carditis) and infection with group a beta-hemolytic streptococci?
Urine culture - 10-49k beta hemolytic strep, group b - other gram positive organisms from urine. Can you interpret?
Is a persistent chest cough and swollen eyelids related to drs diagnosis of beta hemolytic strep group b? Just completed 7 days of cephalexin.
Perhaps: It seems that you may have an infection and as to whether it is group b strep depends on a culture. This could also be a viral illness in which case the antibiotic will not make a big difference. If you are not better in a few days then it may be worth getting a culture or empirically changing to a different antibiotic. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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