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Can Boils And Other Bacteri Infections Be Caused By Drug Use As Meth
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
I have a hard abcess/boil under my arm in the pit. Its hard and has not come to a head I only just noticed it yesterday. I am a meth addict do u think this could be the cause and what should I do its hurts so bad, its not hot like what ive seen from peopl
See doctor: I appears that you have a infection (likely staph) which needs to be treated by a doctor. If you don't have one, go to the ER before this spreads further. Perhaps you can get some help on your meth addiction as well even though I don't believe these two events are related (unless you have been injecting the material). ...Read more
Can make you paranoid and craving for more, ruin your health and life. Here's a link that may help you
http://www. Webmd. Com/mental-health/addiction/crystal-meth-what-you-should_know
Please see your doc about getting tested for parasites. They can cause GI symptoms and more. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Can a person have blood clots, lung infection & heart attack several months after quitting Meth or are these conditions caused by current use?
Could happen: Meth users are more at risk for the illnesses you mentioned, but the same diseases do occur in people who do not do meth. ...Read more
Meth: Immune system compromised, hence more susceptible to infections. ...Read more
No: UTI cannot keep meth in your system longer. However, I would be remiss if I didn't suggest to you that you NOT DO METH! It is very bad for you. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I spilled hot liquid meth on my hand 2 days ago. Really gross looking and painful the two big blisters popped almost right away because I bumped my thumb on something but I want to know best way to keep away infection from happening on my thumb?
You would be best: Treated by an evaluation by a health care professional. Undoubtably you will need bacteriostatic creams for the burns and potentially systemic antibiotics. Make an appointment for evaluation ASAP. An infection can set in and go systemic very rapidly in this situation. ...Read more
The foul odor is due to a combination of factors, not the least of which is stagnant pus in a cavity with decay due to the inflammation. Investigators at the univ. Of va showed many years ago that anaerobic bacteria may be causing sinusitis, and these organisms produce fatty acids and other materials which may be malodorous.
Create drainage, irrigate, use antibiotics, treat allergies. ...Read more
What could be the cause of my 8 year old son having too many white bloodcells in his urine? He has no infection amd no bacteria were found
WBC's in Urine: White blood cells (WBC's) in urine denote some inflammation, not necessairily infection. Make sure to get the urine test repeated after your son has been well hydrated as many times dehydration causes local inflammation and show white cells in urine. If repeat testing show persistance of WBC's, other causes of inflammation in bladder or kidney disease, including stones, need to be ruled out. ...Read more
I have a constant chest infection caused by various bacteria. I have a low cd3 level but do not have a particular disease. What does it mean?
Being treated for vulvovaginitis caused by bacteria infection. What can I safely wash the area with that is not bar soap? Don't want to reinfect area.
Exteranal vulva wash: The vulvar skin can be washed with dove, caress, or ivory soap safely- or hibiclens and/or phisoderm ...Read more
I was positive for math and amph. On hair drug test I have not done any meth what could cause this and how do I prove in clean?
Here are some. ..: Semen can transmit STDs such as HIV, Hep-B & C, trichomonas but not bacterial vaginitis. However, sexual intercourse can bring the existing bacteria into vagina. Fortunately, the wonder of Nature / God imbeds females with strong defense mechanism to make the brought-in bacteria unable to survive but sperms to survive for fertilizing the waiting egg, except a few. ...Read more
Pls can u give names of few of the medications used for intestinal infections[caused by bacteria], many thanks?
Health Tap: This is not how health tap works. This is not a pharmacy teaching program. We are here to answer questions about illnesses and symptoms. I know many people want treatment advice from us. But it clearly states on this site that we cannot and do not offer treatment for these conditions. Your treatment for infections will be based upon the specific or potentially specific cause of the infection. ...Read more
I have a bacteria infection and have not had a new sex partner in 8 years and also I don't douche, what could be the cause?
Bacterial vaginosis?: Assuming you mean a vaginal infection, probably you have bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria. The cause of BV isn't known, but it is more common in women with other STDs, so be sure you are checked for gonorrhea and chlamydia -- especially if there is any chance your partner has sex with anyone else. Good luck! ...Read more
Could stopping urine and holding for a few seconds cause epipidmytis-orchitis? What can cause a bacteria infection of epipidmytis-orchitis?
Not: For a few seconds. In cases with negative cultures epididymitis can be caused by holding of urine for long periods & strong physical activity. Bacterial infection varies by age: younger than say 35 is usually Chlamydia or Gonococcus.Inflammation can also be from sterile urine refluxed thru ejac. Ducts & vas into epidid. ...Read more
How long do you have to clean a wound before bacteria causes infection? Scraped my leg on a rock by the lake. Cleaned with peroxide right after.
Wound management: Often it depends on the type of the wound. For a scrape or something that's relatively 'open' - cleaning should be very helpful to reduce infection. Of course the degree of contamination (types of germs) and host factors (whether healthy or not) are major factors. Cat bites or other difficult puncture type wounds have a greater chance of infection. If u get redness, pain, fevers, pus etc. Call doc ...Read more
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