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Blader Infection Symptoms
I am having skin infection from past 6 years on fingers both for legs and hands, symptoms pain and itching and looks like a blade cut?
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
Something showing on left lung on chest xray doc said could be infection have to have CT scan no symptoms except pain in left shoulder blade been ther?
Continue evaluation: Any lesion detected in the lung by imaging studies should be followed up by further detailed imaging, like ct scanning, etc. Then there may be a need for bronchoscopy with transbroncial biopsy, trans thoracic biopsy or even open surgery if necessary. But one step at a time. It sounds like you have an excellent doctor who is proceeding methodically to establish an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lethargy & confusion: Severe sepsis/septic shock often causes lethargy and confusion. Many symptoms will be a result of the underlying infection; the most common infections causing septic shock are: pneumonia-shortness of breath, cough, chest and/or abdominal pain; uti-pain/burning on urination, abdominal pain; intra-abdominal infection-nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea. ...Read more
Anything possible: Not sure if mc stands for menstrual cycle or something else. Stds are numerous and each has a wide spectrum of clinical presentations with varying symptoms. If you can be more specific rephrase the question and ask again. If you think you have been exposed to an std thru unprotected sex please go and get tested asap. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: Minutes to years, depending on the infection. ...Read more
1 week: Usually within one week.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on bug and: Location of infection. In general bacterial infections cause pus forming lesions, e.g., boils, cellulitis, skin abscess, infection of burns and other skin disease sites. Other lesions are impetigo, scalded skin, paronychia etc. Special cases include, anthrax, tuberculosis, entry lesions of plague and lyme disease; syphilis, and leprosy. Fungal skin infection cause ring worm, athletes foot, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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