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What medications can my wife take if she is pregnant and has blastocystis hominis infection?

What medications can my wife take if she is pregnant and has blastocystis hominis infection?

Usually nothing: In most people, b. Hominis is a commensal, not requiring treatment. ...Read more

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What can you do to get rid of Blastocystis Hominis? Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help? And is it Dangerous?

What can you do to get rid of Blastocystis Hominis? Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help? And is it Dangerous?

Harmless: it is a harmless parasite no specific treatment we treat symptoms like diarrhea it is self contained it will go away by itself no data on vinegar but it does not hurt to try ...Read more

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I want to know about my test, TSH=0.82 lymphocyte=45% helicobacter pylori(IgM)=14.4 parasitology,test stool=blastocystis hominis few heaceck too much?

I want to know about my test,
TSH=0.82 
lymphocyte=45%
helicobacter pylori(IgM)=14.4
parasitology,test stool=blastocystis hominis few
heaceck too much?

Tests: TSH or thyroid stimulating hormone is normal range 0.5 to 4.5 Lymphocyte at 45% is mildly above normal range of 40% Helicobacter pylori 14.4 is normal (above 40 is of concern), and blastocytosis hominis is a type of protazoa seen in the stool It is seen in many people who have no symptoms. Its cause of pathology if any has not been clearly established. ...Read more

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What should I do for a parasite called blastocystis hominis? I have abdominal pain and leaky gut.

Blastocystis H.: This parasite used to be thought to not cause disease. But, this turned out to not be true. Now a days significant symptoms may affect the infected human. There are good medical treatments for blastocystis hominis. I would wish you luck in finding an expert who is up to date on this infection. ...Read more

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Could untreated blastocystis cause poor health and sport performance my 15 year old daughter has tested positive for the above parasite after returning from a sporting trip to indonesia in february. She was ill on return from indonesia was examined by our

Could untreated blastocystis cause poor health and sport performance my 15 year old daughter has tested positive for the above parasite after returning from a sporting trip to indonesia in february. She was ill on return from indonesia was examined by our

It's : It's hard to justify treatment if her symptoms have resolved. However, she is a high end athlete, and her symptoms may be slight, but still affecting her. I would go back to her doctor and have her re-evaluated. Discuss treatment options. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with blastocystis and tegular doc says nothing is needed to be done but i have diarrhea, soft stool, had night shivers and joint ache?

I was diagnosed with blastocystis and tegular doc says nothing is needed to be done but i have diarrhea, soft stool, had night shivers and joint ache?

Blastocystis hominis: Certain subtypes of blastocystis may cause symptomatic infection, or may do this when combined with other infections. In some cases, blastocystis simply resides in the digestive tract without causing harm. There are no proven treatments for blastocystosis, and the infection usually clears up on its own. However, if signs and symptoms don't improve, your doctor may recommend trying medications. ...Read more

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Can men be treated easily for mycoplasma hominis?

Can men be treated easily for mycoplasma hominis?

No need, no worries: Mycoplasma hominis is an entirely normal bacteria in the genital tract, present commonly in entirely healthy people. There is almost never a good reason to test for it and no need for treatment, including the sex partners of people with positive tests. If you or a partner has the STD nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), MH is not the cause, but it still needs treatment -- also his sex partner(s). ...Read more

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Can you acquire m. Hominis through sex if your partner wore a condom?

Can you acquire m. Hominis through sex if your partner wore a condom?

Yes you can: The bacteria can live anywhere near the genitalia of sexually experienced individuals. "acquiring" it does not always mean infection. ...Read more

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Is mycoplasma hominis something that lives on the skin or only in bodily fluids?

Is mycoplasma hominis something that lives on the skin or only in bodily fluids?

Mycoplasma: Mycoplasma hominis primarily infects the genital tract, although infections of other organs such as the lungs and heart have been described. Mycoplasma hominis can also be transmitted to neonate during birth and may cause systemic infections. The mycoplasma that affects the lungs most often is mycoplasma pneumoniae. It doesn't live on the skin surface. ...Read more