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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Enterococcus Faecium

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What causes enterococcus faecalis in ones semen? What is it?

What causes enterococcus faecalis in ones semen? What is it?

Bacteria: Enterococcus species are bacteria that are common in the bowel and their presence in semen can be due to contamination from anal intercourse. ...Read more

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What causes enterococcus faecalis in your semen, semen culture was positive for light growth?

What causes enterococcus faecalis in your semen, semen culture was positive for light growth?

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

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What is enterococcus, and what it causes. Can this be cured?

What is enterococcus, and what it causes. Can this be cured?

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

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A Vag culture i had done came back with numerous coliform moderate enterococcus species how r those foynd in my vagina? Cause intense itching?!

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

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What causes enterococcus uti's other than feces? Or is that the only source? 

What causes enterococcus uti's other than feces? Or is that the only source? 

Healthcare acquired : Other than an ascending UTI from feces, instrumentation with less that optimally sterilized equipment or poor aseptic techniques of catheter insertion could also introduce this microbe into the urinary tract ...Read more

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What propmems can untreated UTI (enterococcus) cause in pregnancy?

What propmems can untreated UTI (enterococcus) cause in pregnancy?

Infection: Can cause infection in your blood, infection around baby, premature labor.... Highly reccomend you treat it. ...Read more

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What problems can untreated UTI cause during pregnancy? (enterococcus) 

Several: If left untreated and ascends, pyelonephritis (kidney infection) can occur even leading to sepsis. Urinary tract infection can also lead to preterm labor and delivery. ...Read more

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Can enterococcus faecalis infection in the prostate cause you to feel tired, achy, and muscle pains, etc ?

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