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Bowel Bacteria Cleaning
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Is dry-cleaning adequate for cleaning dirty clothes of contamination from bacterial or fungal infections?
I'm taking probiotics and prebiotics. Do enemas kill good bacteria in the intestines? (using water/chamomile/coffee for enema)
Halitosis: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth and gum disease. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, proper cooking: Thoroughly cooking foods, and proper food-safety habits, kills e. Coli bacteria. The "bad" e. Coli in food poisoning at first causes intestinal symptoms such as diarrhea. If it goes on to damage the blood and the kidneys, more organs get affected, and skin rashes looking like tiny blood spots or like bruises can appear. This second, serious stage of the illness is called hemolytic uremic syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to disinfect toys of germs like streptococcus, staph, etc? Some disinfectant wipes smell strong. What else kills these germs that's not so harsh?
What kind of toys?: If the toys are washable, putting them through the washer will cleanse those. If these are plastic or other hard surface, you may clean those with soap and water. Please note that you may be trying to sterilize the environment for your child and that is not necessarily a good thing. You may consult this site for related info: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2841828/ ...Read more
Does the "beneficial bacteria" in yogurt kill candida albicans overgrowth in your intestinal tract?
Candidal overgrowth: This urban myth has not been scientifically proven, but it has not been disproved. The "balance" between bacterial flora and yeast cells in the intestinal tract (colon) is generally regulated by what you eat. If you choose to add unpasteurized yogurt to your diet it may well change the character of your stools, since it contains lactobacilli. Same available as a probiotic for oral use. ...Read more
Can small, non smelly, clean 'farts' cause UTI if they disperse to vaginal area while seated? Is there harmful bacteria in gas? Had Klebsiella UTI.
No. No.: There are normally stool bacteria in every living person's butt crack, and the nearby skin, from front to back. There are also stool bacteria in every "fart" regardless of what it smells like. These stool bacteria are normally there (they are supposed to be there), and merely being there does not cause UTI's or other infections. Infections are due to other reasons plus bad luck. ...Read more
None: Plaque in a pocket must be scraped out by the dentist giving you a periodontal curretage. No mouthwash can remove plaque.. Listerine plaque mouthwash can help prevent the formation of plaque, but cannot remove it once it is present. Go to your dentist. Do not try to be your own dentist.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: They are anatomically separate in the body. ...Read more
Sewer gas entered our washing machine, making laundry smell. Source was found, but gas still lingers in clothing after a wash. How to neutralize odor?
Need to destink mach: I think you need to destink your machine as well as the clothes. You can consider sending them to a professional cleaner or also spray wash the aromatic linens with Febreeze, let them sit for about 6 hrs. and then, rewash...but in a clean machine. ...Read more
Yes: But the true meaning behind your question eludes me. ...Read more
Spit bowls? In 2014?: Over the past twenty years, most modern dental practices eliminated "spit bowls" because they cannot be cleaned to current standards. Instead, most dentists will high speed suction/evacuate debris from your mouth in "real time." if any debris still remains, your mouth is "sprayed'" with water and you can "spit" into a clean, paper lined, funnel mounted onto a high speed suction line. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe temporary fix: If you have ibs due to sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)--antibiotics like xifaxan (rifaximin) may help. Sibo may also occur from anatomic variations in the small bowel, altered small bowel motility, or a variety of systemic conditions that prevent permanent cure (e.g. The bacteria just grow back). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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