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Can Ecoli Infections Be Fatal
Escherichia coli is a type of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines of humans and animals. Most forms of the bacteria are harmless, but some strains may cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Most cases of infection are caused by contaminated raw vegetables ...Read more
I was given Flagyl 250 to cure my ecoli infection. Is that the right strength? I remember being given Flagyl 500?
Wrong antibiotic: If you've been given Flagyl for an E. coli infection- that doesn't make proper sense, since it will not work against E. coli. I would call the doctor to ask 'what' they are actually treating and why. There are different doses of Flagyl (metronidazole) and 500 mg is a standard dose. Sometimes a doctor will dose adjust a medication depending on the patient and the infection. You need to get answers. ...Read more
What is the best way to prevent vaginal ecoli infections during sex would showering immediately before sex help. I have crones ?
Concern is...: Usually E.Coli can cause UTI in women after having sex. There are a few ways that have been proposed to prevent this although not always proven effective: Urinate before and after sex, drink plenty of fluids before sex, on those females that have had multiple UTIs antibiotic preventive regimen either every certain amount of days or after having sex. If this is the case needs to discuss with doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Ecoli and another bacteria usually a kidney or bladder infection? I had really bloody urine. I have ic so symptoms are hard to distinguish.
Doctor prescribed suprax (cefixime) 100mg twice a day for 6 days for ecoli UTI. Is this strong enough dose to kill infection? I am 40 yrs old and weigh 135lbs.
Likely: Suprax (cefixime) is a very broad spectrum antibiotic. It is likely to cover any bacteria that might be infecting your bladder. having said that, the best way to approach this is to do a urine culture and find out what bacteria is causing the infection and what anabiotic will kill it ...Read more
Had super bloody urine which was kidney infection Ecoli and another bacteria.Been drinking only water for 2 weeks.on meds.Can I drink Anything else?
I suffered frm prostate ecoli infection n UTI frm Aug 2015. Semen culture report is -ve so antibiotic stopped frm 7 jan 16. my scrotum remain tight y ?
Sounds OK, but...: This doesn't sound like you have any serious ongoing problem. It isn't unusual for genital area discomfort ("tight" scrotum, etc) to continue a long time after this sort of complex infection. You're obviously under a doctor's care; ask him or her. If things remain uncertain and you have not seen a urologist or infectious diseases specialist, that would make sense as the next step. ...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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