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Ear infection that will not go away?

Ear infection that will not go away?

May not be an infection: If it is just pain around your ear it may not be an infection. If you are having pain and hearing loss then it may well be an infection. Most cases of ear pain that i see in adults is from the jaw joint and not the ear. If it is your jaw then you need a soft diet, anti-inflammatories, ice and a trip to your dentist. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Why won't my bladder infection go away?

Why won't my bladder infection go away?

Frequent UTI's: People with recurrent uti's need to be evaluated by a urologist (U) to see if they have an obstruction of their urinary outflow tract causing them to occur. A renal ultrasound will be done first. If that does not give the answer of why you have these frequent uti's, other tests will be ordered. Your U can give you the a diagnosis and a treatment plan to resolve your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can yeast/bacterial infection go away by itself? Does the vagina clean itself out even wirh no antibiotics?

Can yeast/bacterial infection go away by itself? Does the vagina clean itself out even wirh no antibiotics?

Maybe: It is possible for these types of infections to go away on their own. Sometimes, the best way to approach them is to figure out why they are happening in the first place. Common causes of recurrent infection relate to decreased vaginal estrogen or altered vaginal bacteria. Common causes include: birth control pills, vaginal "washes" and tight fitting clothes. Consider daily probiotics! ...Read more

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Do ear infections go away on their own? Could they stay forever? My ear infection isn't going away with antibiotics

Do ear infections go away on their own? Could they stay forever? My ear infection isn't going away with antibiotics

Go away ????: The reduced hearing during an infection may persist for weeks after completing meds.The watery mucus that was part of the infection takes time to clear. If you still have pain, fever or other reasons to believe it is there after meds, it may have been resistant to the one you took. Follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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Does overactive bladder ever go away?

Does overactive bladder ever go away?

Sometimes: If major cause was stress or anxiety and these factors are resolved. Similar if related to diet or caffeine & this is corrected. Good luck. ...Read more

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Vesicare (solifenacin) lessening bladder spasms but they won't go away completely why?

Here are some ...: Known to many, medical professionals have never cured anyone but helped people on how to modify their inside / outside environments for optimizing self-healing for optimal functional recovery with their residual strength; life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, & continuation. So, check out if UTI, OAB, etc. come.. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection , it doesn't hurt or anything but there's lots of thrush...will it go away by itself? Sorry I'm Not goin to a dr :/

I have a vaginal yeast infection , it doesn't hurt or anything but there's lots of thrush...will it go away by itself? Sorry I'm Not goin to a dr :/

Depends: First need to know why you are having yeast infection& oral thrush. Sometimes this is an indication of underlying other medical condition especially diabetes & immunodeficient state. Do you have family history of diabetes? Have you checked your glucose? Any symptoms of DM (Polyuria, polydypsia & wt loss). Do you have recurrent bacterial infections? Any antibiotic use? Update me with a follow up Q. ...Read more

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Might a urinary tract infection go away on its own or do you always have to take antibiotics?

Might a urinary tract infection go away on its own or do you always have to take antibiotics?

Maybe with probiotic: It depends on how severe is the infection which really can't be determined without a urinalysis and urine culture. However, cranberry tablets as mentioned may help, making your urine more acidic may keep bacteria from growing. Also, taking high-potency probiotics (5-10 billion colonies/capsule), which are "good" bacteria, may keep the infection in check and allow the body to clear the infection. ...Read more

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How to cure a male genital yeast infection that won't go away?

How to cure a male genital yeast infection that won't go away?

If not resolving: with over the counter anti-fungal medications then it may be time to see your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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Uti infection wont go away with antibiotics?

Uti infection wont go away with antibiotics?

UTI Infection: This is a difficult question to answer because i don't know if a urine culture was taken before you started treatment and because you did not indicate what antibiotic you are taking. I would suggest you check with your physician to order a urine culture and sensitivity . That way the most appropriate antibiotic can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Rash that won t go away with cortisone cream?

Rash that won t go away with cortisone cream?

See the doctor: Not all rashes are treated with steroids, time to see the dermatologist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Kidney infection wont go away with medicine what to do?

Kidney infection wont go away with medicine what to do?

Consult your doctor: You need to consult your doctor to find the reason.It may be because the bacteria are resistant to antibiotic you have been taking and based on the urine culture and sensitivity tests you may need appropriate antibiotics in proper dose. If still no relief consult a urologist there may be other complicating conditions like stone or some other condition. ...Read more

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Headache that won't go away? Do I go to ER or wait?

Headache that won't go away? Do I go to ER or wait?

Excellent Question: If it's 'the worst headache of your life' or very close or is associated with other symptoms like brief loss of consciousness or loss of bladder or bowel control, etc., do not hesitate.It could be an aneurysm or brain bleed, or extreme high blood pressure which could be life threatening. If it is not associated with any other symptoms, you might be able to try home remedies, first, & call your dr. ...Read more

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Can a bladder infection go away on its own?

Can a bladder infection go away on its own?

Yes, but can worsen: Yes, a bladder infection can go away on its own, but it can also get worse if not treated. Bladder infections often respond well to natural therapies such as d-mannose (found in cranberry juice) and herbs like uva ursi. See http://bit.Ly/1hzudgk ; http://earthclinic.Com/cures/bladder_infection.Html if home remedies don't help within a few days or if symptoms worsen see a doctor. ...Read more

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Blader infection will it go away on its own?

Blader infection will it go away on its own?

Usually not: If it is a true infection, it usually does not go away on its own without antibiotic treatment. Untreated infections can be serious, so do not ignore them. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like rotavirus infection go away quickly?

Do symptoms like rotavirus infection go away quickly?

Some do: Rotovirus is an intestinal virus with variable symptoms and duration. Generally lasting 3-8 days, the affected kid may develop dehydration & acidosis requiring hospital based care or have a brief mild illness and self recover. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Infection (Definition)

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


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more