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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Corynebacterium Xerosis

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Is it true that corynebacterium xerosis is a kind of oral bacteria?

Is it true that corynebacterium xerosis is a kind of oral bacteria?

Google Search: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/corynebacterium more info than we can provide in such a small space. ...Read more

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What are some things that can cause corynebacterium in my urine ?

What are some things that can cause corynebacterium in my urine ?

This bacterial type: Is commonly found on skin or mucosal surfaces and can be a contaminant in the urine but corynebacteria urealyticum can cause urine infections associated with bladder stones and an alkaline urine. ...Read more

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What can cause the presence of corynebacterium in a blood culture?

What can cause the presence of corynebacterium in a blood culture?

Can't keep them out: These little creatures live on the skin, and it's not possible to sterilize the venipuncture site perfectly. Usually they mean nothing. One pitfall -- anthrax bacilli mimic corynebacteria if the technician isn't paying VERY close attention. But you'd also be frightfully sick. Hoping the workup continues productive, and best wishes. ...Read more

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Corynebacterium species was found in my wound culture. What does this mean?

Corynebacterium species was found in my wound culture. What does this mean?

Contaminant: Most likely it is a microbe that just happened to be present rather than one causing infection. Your physician can address this with you. ...Read more

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What is corynebacterium?

What is corynebacterium?

Diphtheria pathogen: Corynebacterium diphtheriae is the bacterium that causes diphtheria. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are the conditions corynebacterium diphtheriae is able to grow and reproduce?

Help please? I want to know what are the conditions corynebacterium diphtheriae is able to grow and reproduce?

Unclear: The diphtheria bacillus grows best in the throat and sometimes in the skin. The disease is cause by a toxin produced by the organism and the vaccine usually keeps you from becoming ill and especially from dying ...Read more

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Wound culture come back with corynebacterium species my dr said it was gram positive & the clindamycin that i'm already on for mrse should cover what does this mean & what symptoms would i have?

Wound culture come back with corynebacterium species my dr said it was gram positive & the clindamycin that i'm already on for mrse should cover what does this mean & what symptoms would i have?

Multiple bacteria: If your wound is healing and you are feeling well this culture result is not a set back. Sounds like your doc is taking care to control the risk factors that can delay wound healing. Stay under care and get your wound checked frequently. ...Read more

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Mediast biopsy results: lg bulky noncaseat granulomatous nodes. Rare presumptive corynebacterium species, alpha streptoccus, epithelial cells & wbc. ?

Mediast biopsy results: lg bulky noncaseat granulomatous nodes.  Rare presumptive corynebacterium species, alpha streptoccus, epithelial cells & wbc. ?

Sarcoidosis: The bacteria you mentioned all benign skin contaminant and not because most likely of the noncaseating granuloma. Noncaseating granuloma skin happening sarcoidosis a poorly understood reactive process which can lead to shortness of breath. Other causes include fungal agents and yeast infections. A biopsy would be important. ...Read more

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What is xerosis?

What is xerosis?

Dryness: The term is used to describe dryness, either by palpation (feeling) of the skin or by appearance. It is due to a reduction in the water content of the skin cells, commonly caused by irritants. ...Read more

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What is the cellular arrangement of the gram positive bacteria, c. Xerosis?

Corynebacteria: Corynebacteria group together in a characteristic way, which has been described as the form of a "v", "palisades", or "chinese letters". ...Read more

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How to cure from dry skin(xerosis) on feet?

How to cure from dry skin(xerosis) on feet?

Eucerine cream: Try Eucerine cream on feet twice a day. When you put it on at bedtime put on socks over the feet to keep the cream on. Avoid soaking the feet in water. ...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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How does Crohn's disease cause welling of the leg(s)?

How does Crohn's disease cause welling of the leg(s)?

Few ways.: Crohn's is an inflammatory disease that releases inflammtory mediators into the blood stream. There may be some small component of edema from that. Secondly it is also associated with an arthritis that can cause local joint edema and an increase in distal lymphatic pressure. Thirdly there may be protein / malabsorption losses which can increase edema. ...Read more

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

Ingested : Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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Which disorders cause a 7 years old boy (having good grades) to sit alone in school despite he's social in family?P.S:he visits an orthophonist weekly

Which disorders cause a 7 years old boy (having good grades) to sit alone in school despite he's social in family?P.S:he visits an orthophonist weekly

Shyness: Some children are shyer than others, but some kids can get stressed at school. Talk to him about how he is doing. Is he anxious or stressed? Does he enjoy school? How are his grades? If you are concerned that he is depressed or having school problems, talk with his doctor or a therapist. ...Read more

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Can athlete’s foot cause any other, more serious, diseases?

Can athlete’s foot cause any other, more serious, diseases?

Other infections: Athletes foot, a fungal infection, can cause cracks and fissures in the skin, which can serve as an entry point for a bacterial skin infection leading to cellulitis. Additionally, the fungal infection from athletes foot can also lead to a fungal infection of the toenails. ...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