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Diseases Caused By Enterococcus Faecalis
Genitourinary tract: Enterococcus is found commonly is stool - and for some reason now it is turning up in a semen culture. This could mean one of two things: a) the culture was contaminated or b) if you have symptoms relating to the GU tract, you could have prostatitis. Since male GU infections can take quite some time to treat properly, you'll need an ID doctor and/or a urologist to help. ...Read more
A Bacteria: Enterococcus is a genus of gram positive bacteria with multiple species. The bacteria generally live commensally in our intestines. However, there are certain strains that have become resistant to many antibiotics and can cause serious illness and need treatment by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more
No: Probably unrelated to uti.Get a more detailed answer ›
A Vag culture i had done came back with numerous coliform moderate enterococcus species how r those foynd in my vagina? Cause intense itching?!
Stool contaminant: such bacteria are found in all stools and are very likely a contaminant perhaps from wiping just a tiny bit of bacteria can contaminate A vaginal culture. Itching is probably not related to this and those symptoms and implies possibly a yeast infection or possibly an allergic reaction to some product that you have applied to the skin around that area. ...Read more
Can enterococcus faecalis infection in the prostate cause you to feel tired, achy, and muscle pains, etc ?
Possible, unlikely: A minority of prostatitis is caused by bacteria, but E. fecalis is one that can do it. Acute bacterial prostatitis is very painful, often with high fever. Chronic prostatiis causes discomfort in the prostate area, but usually no systemic symptoms. Your symptoms seem to fall between these extremes. My guess is they are unrelated to your prostate, unless due to anxiety about it. Discuss w/ your doc. ...Read more
I am suffering from prostatitis. All std negative. Enterococcus faecalis was found in my semen. can this cause issues for my wife?
Irritated urethra & slight inflamed meatus Full panel STD test inc mycoplasma gen neg. Enterococcus faecalis found in semen Can this be the cause?
Yes: This website will give you all the information you are looking for: www.medicinabuenosaires.com/revistas/vol58-98/2/semenquality.htm ...Read more
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