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Can A Sinus Infection Spread To The Bra
Burning palate: A viral infection can cause your soft palate to burn or sting. But so can many other things. If you are being treated for the sinus infections n talk to your treating doctor. If you are not being treated then you should see someone and get this looked at. See a dentist regarding your mouth and your primary care for the sinus infection. ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Does infection spread through the bloodstream, such as a bacterial infection on ankle can spread to an ear infection?
Bacteremia: Infections can spread through the blood stream - when you hear the word "Sepsis" that implies a bacteria is in the blood stream and causing havoc on the body. Could an infection that started in the ankle get into the blood stream? Sure. Once it's in the blood stream could it seed other sites? Sure. If you didn't have high fever and signs of blood infection then I doubt your ear infection is relate ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes an abscess can spread. Upper tooth infections can spread to the brain; lower tooth infections can spread to the neck and strangle you or worse, go to your heart. Tooth decay can be very dangerous. See your dentist and have the tooth treated or removed asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Alhough the two areas are not connected, I have seen patients with pneumonia and an ear infection. These type of infections can start off as a head cold and then migrate down into your chest. I suppose this can depend from person to person. Please get checked if there is concern. ...Read more
Liver infection: Depends upon the type of infection to which you may be referring. Generally, it is infection elsewhere which spreads to the liver. If you provide more details might be of further help. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes,: There can be swelling, tenderness, redness ; pain over an infected sinus. ...Read more
Rarely: Frontal and mastoid sinus infections can lead to brain infections rarely. ...Read more
Very rare.. But...: Unless you have damaged or replaced heart valves an infection of the heart from the teeth is quite unusual. If valves are damaged you do need to be extra diligent about your dental health. Dental infections more commonly spread and become life threatening if they get into the throat ( closed the airway) or brain. Very severe infections can lead to a general sepsis, but this is less common. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Mucosa: Hello. The reason your sinuses, ears and respiratory airways get infected at the same time is because the lining or mucosa is continuous. They are comprised of the exact same cells, mucus and pathogens. It is very hard to look at magnified areas of the ears, nose, throat and airways and differentiate one from the other. Since they are continuous, inflammation or infection can easily travel. ...Read more
Lip infection: The lip is a part of the mouth. Depending on where your lip piercing infection was located, the infection could spread to adjacent tissues including your mouth or even the neck. If you have infection throughout your mouth, this could be serious and should be evaluated without delay. ...Read more
Time to go to Doc!: Absolutely! untreated dental infections spread to the mouth & facial soft tissues as well as bones. Sometimes infection spreads through 'potential spaces' in the muscle/soft tissues to the neck, the tissue space around the vital blood vessels in the neck & from here to the brain or lungs. Can be a slow growing bug but sometimes are aggressive life threatining (actinomycosis vs. Lemmiers disease). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can a tooth infection spread to other teeth even if you take antibiotics and previous infection is cleared?
Can a bacterial infection from my ankle spread to the vaginal area and cause infection there? Like through the blood stream?
Yes: An infection can spread from anywhere to anywhere. ...Read more
Likely not: The location of the septum is separated from the closest sinus, the maxillary sinus. ...Read more
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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