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Can curcumin treat bacterial infections?

Can curcumin treat bacterial infections?

Not aware: Curcumin may have many benefits including as anti-inflammatory but I have not read anything specific as antibacterial. http://www.pureprescriptions.com/expert_opinion/curcumin-turmeric.asp. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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How to treat vaginal bacterial infection??

How to treat vaginal bacterial infection??

Get diagnosed: And then treated with the appropriate antibiotic to cover the infection you have. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can echinacea and goldenseal treat bacterial infection?

Bacterial infection: There is no conclusive evidence of the efficacy of echinacea and goldenseal in treating any form of infection. There is good evidence that they have little or any effect on viral illnesses. ...Read more

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What can be used to treat dry itchy balls, bacterial infection?

What can be used to treat dry itchy balls, bacterial infection?

Dry skin: The most common cause is overwashing. Minimize bathing, especially with hot water and soap. Fungal infections (athlete's foot) can also cause itching, but more often in the groin (inner thighs) than on the scrotum itself. ...Read more

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Should viruses and bacterial infections actually be treated right away, or let the body fight it a few days?

Should viruses and bacterial infections actually be treated right away, or let the body fight it a few days?

Natural Approach: The body has some amazing tools to fight infections and often we "muck" it up by trying to handle it with other meds. Let the body fight it, if you can stand the symptoms. ...Read more

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Which bacterial infections does sulfameth/trimethoprim treat?

Many: Sulfa/trimethoprim is active against many bacteria including gram negative bacilli like e. Coli, gram positive cocci like staphylococcus aureus including mrsa. It is also active against the protozoa toxoplasmosis and the fungus pneumocystis carinii. ...Read more

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How are bacterial infections treated?

How are bacterial infections treated?

Depends.: Some go away by themselves, some require antibiotics, some (like abscesses) need surgery. ...Read more

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