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Can A Bacterial Infection In The Spine Cause Numbness In The Fingers
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
Normal kid behavior: Kids often put their fingers into their mouths. That is normal behavior for children. The best that parents can do is to keep the children's environment fairly clean, and avoid places with obvious disease risks. A parent cannot constantly follow a child around and watch the child's hands, but giving the child gentle instructions now and then is fine to do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neither : Having a finger inserted into your vagina will not cause either of these things. ...Read more
Black bark fungal or bacterial infection are growing on the midjoint bones of my fingers both of my left hand & right hand?
See a hand surgeon: And an infectious diseases specialist. This can be a very serious issue and may require opinions and input from both specialties. Do not delay with this and hope things turn out well quickly. ...Read more
Can a bacterial infection cause a Pap smear to come back abnormal? I'm worried cuz mine did back n March 18,2014.!!
A bacterial infection can cause abnormalities with PAP.
You should follow up with this as I'm sure your DR. suggested. ...Read more
If you were sented tampons can that affect your pH balance and cause bacterial infections to come back?
Scented tampons: Yes, the scented tampoons may cause bacterial infection. ...Read more
Is there anything that can happen to you such as bacterial infection that may cause you to relapse getting acne back 4 months after accutane?
Happens anyway: It is not rare for someone to need more than one course of accutane before this problem is gone for good. Although some look at acne as a transitional problem of the teen years some are fighting it into their late 30s.If it happens you deal with it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is wrong with me? For over 2 months I have been battling a UTI that has caused the over growth of yeast and bacteria to keep giving me vaginal infections back-to-back. According to test results I have no current vaginal yeast or bacterial infection,
Discharge can be normal depending on where you are in your cycle. It is an issue when it has an odor or causes bacterial or vaginal irritation. You did not mention any of these symptoms in your post, which is why I am assuming your doctor said this could be normal. Also, typically uti's do not cause vaginal infections, especially when treated. If this problem persists consider asking for additional diagnostic testing.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Various infections: Strep throat infections sometimes causes blisters in the throat, although most strep throat patients will not have blisters. Causes of throat blisters or throat ulcers are more likely viral, such as coxsackie virus (causes hand foot mouth disease) or herpes virus (causes herpetic stomatitis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bacteria!: By definition, bacteria cause bacterial lung infection. Bacteria respond to antibiotics while viruses do not. Viruses are more common than bacteria & cause typical cold which won't respond to antibiotics. Average cough illness lasts 18 days so be patient. The Best way to avoid upper respiratory infections (uris) is to wash hands & avoid being sneezed/coughed upon. And don't smoke (which you aren't). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can aerospan cause bacterial infection if I have a spacer? Also, what diff between aerospan & dulera (formoterol and mometasone)?
No: If any infection it would fungal, to avoid that either with a spacer or without, drink water or gargle after adminstring the medicine, the difference between aerospan ( flunisolide); an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and dulera (formoterol and mometasone) (mometasone/formetrol) is that the latter is a combo medicine, containing an ICS and LABA ( Long Acting Beta Agonist)1; ...Read more
I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (had a bacterial infection but it cleared up with medication so is it back again? What to do!!!
Repeat therapy: Most probably another infection. The original infection may have been eradicated and you have acquired a new infection or the original infection was not eradicated and must be retreated. ...Read more
Dr said I had bacterial infection cause white blood count 9.9 snd absolute neut 8.8 gave me antibodiacs but did not tell me what is wrong, seg is 8.4?
No idea: This white count is not really elevated. The elevated segs suggest a bacterial infection. Have the doctor give you more information. Cannot tell what is the infection from your hx. ...Read more
Hi, Thank you for your question.
A yeast infection happens when there's a change to the normal flora. You can get it if you are immunocomprised or after taking antibiotics. Some people even get it due to stress. Any change to your normal self puts you at risk to get other infections as well. Hope that helps.contact me if you have any other questions :-)
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Light pink thick mucous discharge with odor every month at the end of cycle. I have been tested for bacterial infections and stis all came back negati?
Vaginal discharge: Did the tests include bacterial vaginosis, mycoplasma, ureoplasma, — usually tests are for gonorrhea, chalmydia. For bacterial vaginosis need flagyl 500 2 x/day x 7 no alcohol for mycoplasma, ureoplasma need zithromax 500 day 1 then 250 for 4 days it may also just be a variant due to hormones. Since it resolves spontaneously, odor can be blood f/u with doc/urgent care ...Read more
I currently have a bacterial infection been very itchy scratched so hard caused skin to brake and cause sores that burn how do I heal them?
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Was being treated for bv. Had sex while bring treated... And symptoms came back minus foul odor... Could i still have a vaginal bacterial infection?
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