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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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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


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I have read a lot about yeast infections and bacterial infections. I believe that I have a normal discharge, there is no burning or itching but for so?

I have read a lot about yeast infections and bacterial infections. I believe that I have a normal discharge, there is no burning or itching but for so?

May b normal: Some discharges are normal. The fact that you do not have an excessive amount and that it is not causing irrritation or odor also go along with normal types of vaginal discharge. There are some otc ph testing kits that can help to differentiate the 2 more common types of vaginitis. It may be normal discharge. ...Read more

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Im having itching on my groin/lower thigh area and dead cells accumulates over there. Bacterial infection or?

Rash: Without seeing this it is impossible to speculate. See your family doctor or a dermatologist and get this diagnosed and treated professionally. Be good and get better. ...Read more

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Light green vaginal discharge cause itching and some pain with no odor and am not sexually active?it is bacterial or fungal infection and what to do?

Light green vaginal discharge  cause itching and some pain with no odor and am not sexually active?it is bacterial or fungal infection and what to do?

See the Dr.: You need to be examined; the Dr. will also likely run some tests on the discharge to determine diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Does a vaginal bacterial infections only itch and burn inside?

Does a vaginal bacterial infections only itch and burn inside?

Typically no: Fungal (yeast), parasitic (trichomoniasis) and viral (herpes) infections typically causes vaginal itching and burning. Bacterial infections usually do not cause either itching or burning. Vaginal discharge, spotting and odor are common bacterial symptoms ...Read more

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I am pregnant and taking vaginal cream for bacterial infection. I have white clumpy discharge, without odor or itch or redness. Is it yeast?

I am pregnant and taking vaginal cream for bacterial infection. I have white clumpy discharge, without odor or itch or redness. Is it yeast?

Quite possibly: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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Initial vagina itch, pee pain stopped. Pap smear -no fungal/ bacterial infection. Burning sensation at vulva persist for 10 days. Lower ab discomfort.?

Initial vagina itch, pee pain stopped. Pap smear -no fungal/ bacterial infection. Burning sensation at vulva persist for 10 days. Lower ab discomfort.?

Get another exam: You may only have a yeast infection on your vulva. To confirm your diagnosis, see your doctor again. Some tests are falsely negative. ...Read more

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Can a bacterial infection cause back pain ?

Can a bacterial infection cause back pain ?

Back pain: Yes an infection can cause back pain. You can get an infection in the bone or disc. Can an evaluation by a spine specialist and an mri. ...Read more

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Can a bacterial infection cause a Pap smear to come back abnormal? I'm worried cuz mine did back n March 18,2014..!!

YES: A bacterial infection can cause abnormalities with PAP. You should follow up with this as I'm sure your DR. suggested. ...Read more

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Can a bacterial infection cause an agus pap result?

Can a bacterial infection cause an agus pap result?

Many things: ...Can cause atypical glandular cells on a pap smear, several relating to age fertility, menstrual cycle, etc. This is the us in the agus (undetermined significance). The pap smear is simply a screen, and this finding will lead to more definitive testing (either re-screen or colposcopy with biopsy). ...Read more

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Will a bacterial infection cause me to have a miscarriage?

Will a bacterial infection cause me to have a miscarriage?

Listeriosis can.: Other than listeria monocytogenes, rare ascending intrauterine infections (staphylococcus aureus, gram negative bacilli, or some gram positive cocci) can cause septic abortion. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a bacterial infection cause trouble urinating?

Would it be possible that a bacterial infection cause trouble urinating?

Yes: The symptoms of a bacterial UTI are dysuria or burning on urination...Urgency, the need to urinate urgently...Frequency, the need to urinate frequently. If the infection is in the kidney pain in the flank or back, fever and chills are common. ...Read more

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Could a bacterial infection cause late period?

Could a bacterial infection cause late period?

If you are ill : enough it could. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bacterial Infections (Definition)

Bacteria are tiny organisms that can only be seen with a microscope. When certain bacteria enter the body, they can cause infections that must ...Read more


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more