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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


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The bacteria is staph its in the vigina?

The bacteria is staph its in the vigina?

Please re-ask.: I am sorry but I don't understand what you are asking. Please consider clarifying and re-asking this question. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a person to eat Dicloxacillin antib that are given for staph bacteria when the staph has not been determined.

MD's do best: your doctor made an educated guess to target your infection with this medicine. It is often used for styes, skin infections, etc. if you are hesitant talk to whomever prescribed it. Happy healing and good luck! ...Read more

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How to disinfect touchscreen cellphones and remotes to eliminate bacterias like staph etc? What to use and how to use? Can I wipe them with dettol?

How to disinfect touchscreen cellphones and remotes to eliminate bacterias like staph etc? What to use and how to use? Can I wipe them with dettol?

Any anti-bacterial: wipes will work. If dettol is anti-bacterial I'm sure it will take care of normal staph bacteria. Make sure the phone is powered off and left to dry before turning on again. Do not soak the phone! ...Read more

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Where are staph bacteria located?

Home of the Staph: All the different varieties of staph bacteria live all over us. Some people who are more prone to staph infections carry populations in their nostrils, called nasal carriage. This is why your doctor may tell you to use Mupirocin (bactroban) in your nostrils. ...Read more

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Can vagina bacteria cause staph?

Can vagina bacteria cause staph?

Vaginal bacteria: Staphylococci are one form of bacteria, and there may be occasions in which these organisms can produce infection, but staphylococci are a very unusual cause of vaginal infection. ...Read more

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What do you have to take to get rid of staph bacteria?

What do you have to take to get rid of staph bacteria?

Decolonize: Many people who have MRSA or mssa infections are colonized with this bacteria in the nares and in areas of the skin especially in the axillae, groins and perianal areas. Colonization can be transient or prolonged. In many cases colonization can be eradicated by topical treatment ie. Mupirocin ointment and hibiclens soap sometimes combined with oral antibiotics such as Minocycline or septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). ...Read more

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Is linox 600 effective for cellulitis and to fight staph bacteria.pls help.

Is linox 600 effective for cellulitis and to fight staph bacteria.pls help.

Frequently: Yes, it can be effective, but many other factors go into how well an infection responds besides just the antibiotic. Diabetes, nutrition and the location and size of the infection all are important factors to consider. Sometimes other treatments, like surgery also help. ...Read more

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If any bacteria enters in blood like staph aureus. Do we get any sign symptoms?

Bacteremia symptoms: A healthy patient should notice bacteria entering the blood stream in the form of shaking chills followed by fever. The problem of bacteria in the blood stream is severe, so the body should react with a strong response. The problem comes in when the patient is weaker and maybe cannot respond so well. There may be no fever at all in fact for very weak pts. Best way to check is with blood cultures. ...Read more

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Staphylococcal Infection (Definition)

Staphylococcal infection is a bacterial infection that can cause disease in many parts of the body. Staph infections ...Read more