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Can h. Pylori bacterial infection make you feel dizzy and faint?

Can h. Pylori bacterial infection make you feel dizzy and faint?

Unlikely: This would be a unique occurrence, unless you have a gastric ulcer which is bleeding and the symptoms are a result of blood loss. Very unlikely. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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I have h.pylori bacteria infection again. I got meds, this is my second year of having it. Should I see a specialist about that?

I have h.pylori bacteria infection again. I got meds, this is my second year of having it. Should I see a specialist about that?

H pylori: H pylori sometimes hard to treat and also some of the testing done not accurate and outdated. You may have past exposure and not an active disease, but some tests don't differentiate. You may also have bacteria strain that's resistant to common combination of antibiotics. Please see gastroenterologist for more exact testing and treatment ...Read more

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Can 16s sequencing of my intestinal bacteria identify any/all of following infections: h. Pylori, c. Jejuni, toxoplasma gondii?

Can 16s sequencing of my intestinal bacteria identify any/all of following infections: h. Pylori, c. Jejuni, toxoplasma gondii?

Yes but...: Dna sequencing can identify most of the bacteria and also the % of those present. What you are going to use this for is perhaps the most important question and where are they located? I would check with your physician, find out what testing facility they are using and how extensive is the test. Some of the test only look for a few of the bacteria and don't measure them all. ...Read more

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Can heavy drinking cause h. Pylori Infection?

Can heavy drinking cause h. Pylori Infection?

No: It is believed that most people's H. pylori infection occurs during their childhood years and usually causes no problems throughout their lifetime. Heavy drinking does not cause this infection. If you are diagnosed as having it, you should get it treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a bacterial infection cause back pain?

Can a bacterial infection cause back pain?

Back pain: Yes an infection can cause back pain. You can get an infection in the bone or disc. Can an evaluation by a spine specialist and an mri. ...Read more

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Does zonegran cause vaginal bacterial infections?

Does zonegran cause vaginal bacterial infections?

Unlikely: Zonisamide (zonegran) is medication used in seizure disorders unlikely to cause vaginal infections, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there bacterial infections that can cause rigid paralysis?

Are there bacterial infections that can cause rigid paralysis?

Yes, meningitis: If somebody get bacterior infection in the covering of the brain, they could endup with what looks like a stroke--like a rigid paralysis--i assume you are talking on side of the body--also infection in spine or joints can paralyse a limb by differend mechanism, rigid or not. ...Read more

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Can bacterial infection cause gallbladder disease?

Can bacterial infection cause gallbladder disease?

Gallstones: Gallstones are formed in the gallbladder and may not cause symptoms. Gallstones in the gallbladder are associated with bacteria in the bile and if the bile in the gallbladder gets infected it causes cholecystitis which makes you very unwell and requires surgery to remove the gallbladder. ...Read more

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What are other causes of labyrinthitis besides viral and bacterial infections?

What are other causes of labyrinthitis besides viral and bacterial infections?

Surgical trauma: Labyrinthitis by definition is an inflammation of the inner ear. The inner ear has both the organ for hearing (cochlea) and the organs of balance. Bacterial infections of the labyrinth are very rare and life-threatening. The cause of inner ear inflammation is usually viral but can certainly follow middle ear or inner ear surgery. Middle ear infections can also penetrate into the inner ear. ...Read more

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Could a bacterial infection cause late period?

Could a bacterial infection cause late period?

If you are ill: Enough it could. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes lung bacterial infection I am a non smoker?

What causes lung bacterial infection I am a non smoker?

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. 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 more

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Can herpes cold sores cause a skin bacterial infection?

Viral infection: Cold sores are a viral infection (herpes simplex virus type 1). However, it is possible that a person could develop a secondary bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Can the rectum cause a bacterial infection in the vagina?

Can the rectum cause a bacterial infection in the vagina?

Close proximity: The two apertures are close to each other. Tight clothing and intercourse can colonize the area with bacteria. ...Read more

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Can a bacterial infection cause a tight chest and mucas?

Can a bacterial infection cause a tight chest and mucas?

Possible: Tight chest and mucus could be due to chest infection, asthma, heart failure, gastric reflux. Please consult your doctor
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What bacterial infection causes a discharge from the penis?

What bacterial infection causes a discharge from the penis?

STDs?: The common causes for urethral discharge are STDs, notably chlamydia &/or gonorrheal infection. To verify what may cause your urethral discharge, follow suggestion in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with the doctors so to reach right diagnosis for right care. ...Read more

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What bacterial infections cause dizzyness, earache and cloudy wee?

Many: There are many, many types of bacteria that cause the infections you report. ...Read more

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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

H. pylori is a bacterium which commonly infects the mucus layer in the stomach. It can cause chronic inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and over the course of many years can increase the risk of gastric or duodenal ulcer. It can ...Read more


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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