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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Burkholderia Cepacia

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What does it mean if light growth of burkholderia cepacia was found in a culture sample test?

What does it mean if light growth of burkholderia cepacia was found in a culture sample test?

Are you healthy?: The presence of a particular microbe on culture does not necessarily indicate a clinical infection. Deciding what it means requires your physician to make a clinical correlation with your history, physical exam, and imaging studies. It may be a serious infection, or it may simply be a contaminant; these microbes are usually not commensals. ...Read more

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Heard of burkholderia cepacia on the lips/labia of vagina? A slight bulge grows, where our gynae drained with clear sticky fluids coming out. Worried.

Heard of burkholderia cepacia on the lips/labia of vagina? A slight bulge grows, where our gynae drained with clear sticky fluids coming out. Worried.

Environmental orgnsm: Burkholderia cepacia is a group of bacteria species that are common in the environment and usually do not cause disease. They are found on skin of normal people. B. Cepacia is more dangerous in those who have cystic fibrosis (causes lung infections) or who are elderly and infirm. For all infections on the labia, local treatment/warm compresses and drainage of infected areas are usually effective. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pseudomonas and burkholderia bacteria?

What is the difference between pseudomonas and burkholderia bacteria?

Little difference: Both these bacteria are normal in healthy people, but can cause serious bloodstream infections (sepsis) in special circumstances, especially hospitalized patients with prior antibiotic treatment, often with underlying problems like cancer, major surgery, and so on. There is no important difference in the risks, complications, or treatment between these two bacteria. Discuss with the doctor(s). ...Read more

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How is ED caused by Peyronie's disease?

How is ED caused by Peyronie's disease?

Here are...: Thus far, what we've known is as follows: The "scar formation" - Peyronie's plaque - interferes the proper shut-off of venous flow to maintain and sustain the high blood pressure inside corpora cavernosa as penile arteries inflow for erection. Besides, at age goes, many affected men may have some dysfunction of local vessels and nerves for regulating erection so ED ensues. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What causes mental health disorders?

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What causes mental health disorders?

Etiology: Easiest way is to think of causes as Biopsychosocial. The biological is genetics. The psychological is self concept such as self-esteem. The social is environment such as stress or traumas. ...Read more

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Who can get Pick's disease? What causes it?

Who can get Pick's disease? What causes it?

Pick's Disease: Risk for frontotemporal dementia is ^ if there is a family history of dementia. It is caused by shrinkage of the frontal and temporal lobes. ...Read more

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What diseases can be caused by psychothropics?

What diseases can be caused by psychothropics?

Not really "disease": Some psychotropic medications -- especially antipsychotics -- can cause movement disorders such as tardive dyskinesia and parkinsonian-like syndromes. These may be permanent, even after stopping the medication. Some, like zyprexa and seroquel (quetiapine) especially, can cause weight gain and metabolic syndrome. Mood stabilizers like Depakote may do this too. Lithium can cause hypothyroidism, etc. ...Read more

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What are alu sequences? Do they cause any disease?

What are alu sequences? Do they cause any disease?

ALU Sequences: Although Alu elements have long been considered "junk" DNA, scientists are beginning to question whether these elements might serve important biological functions after all. While much remains to be discovered about the role of these prolific transposons, researchers now recognize that Alu elements are major players in human evolution, http://go.nature.com/2rnz3eq ...Read more

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What diseases can cause someone to be short/midget?

Dwarfism: (term midget is considered derogatory) is linked to over 200 conditions. ...Read more

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What are acquired diseases?Give me examples of them and their cause.

What are acquired diseases?Give me examples of them and their cause.

Acquired: Is a disorder that is not present at birth ( genetic or congenital). HIV is an acquired disease. You become infected with the virus and develop the disease. ...Read more

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What can cause lafora disease?

What can cause lafora disease?

Lafora: Lafora disease, also called lafora progressive myoclonic epilepsy or melf is a fatal autosomal recessive genetic disorder characterized by the presence of lafora inclusion bodies within the cells of the neurons, heart, liver, muscle, and skin. Most patients with this disease do not live past the age of 25, and death within ten years of symptoms is usual. No treatment is known at this time. ...Read more

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What can cause conduct disorder?

What can cause conduct disorder?

Conduct: Conduct do follows oppositional defiant disorder which can be preceded by adhd. Basic issue is poor impulse control which lead to misconduct and getting in trouble ...Read more

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Can stress really cause disease?

Can stress really cause disease?

It can: Stress is the normal response of our body to the multiple stimuli that affects our daily living. It's responsible of our muscle to grow when we do routinely exercise and other beneficial effects. But if the stress is constant, and for long periods of time it can produce damage to our body and mind. The same will happen if you overexert your muscle: it will injure and get constant pain. ...Read more

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What disease can the adenovirus cause?

A bunch of them: With over 50 different adenovirus strains, this virus can cause several different diseases such as Conjunctivitis, myocarditis, cystitis (bladder infection), rash illness, pneumonia, croup, bronchitis, gatroenteritis, neurological problems ...Read more

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What is the disease progeria caused by?

What is the disease progeria caused by?

Excellent website...: For an excellent website on progeria, visit the progeria research foundation at: http://www.Progeriaresearch.Org/progeria_101.Html. ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by bartonella?

What diseases are caused by bartonella?

Several.: Cat scratch disease, peliosis of the liver, bacillary angiomatosis, trench fever, verrucas peruviansis and oroyo fever. ...Read more

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What can cause schizoaffective disorder?

What can cause schizoaffective disorder?

Unknown: We do not have a clear understanding of the causes of most major mental disorders, but that may be especially true for schizoaffective disorder. It is a hybrid of symptoms from schizophrenia and depression or mania--and we don't really understand the underlying causes of those either. ...Read more

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