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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Klebsiella Oxytoca

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What can cause klebsiella pneumoniae?

What can cause klebsiella pneumoniae?

Klebsiella pneumonia: It can be transmitted from person to person contact. It usually doesn’t occur in people who are healthy overall. In medical settings people who have indwelling intravenous lines, who are on ventilators or who have taken certain antibiotics over a long period may have increased risk. ...Read more

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Can klebsiella cause a meningitis?

Can klebsiella cause a meningitis?

Yes: Klebsiella can cause meningitis, but it is not one of the more common causes. If you live in a developing country, such as east asia, it might be slightly more common. It can also be slightly more common in hospital-acquired cases. ...Read more

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What causes a klebsiella infection?

What causes a klebsiella infection?

Klebsiella infection: The bacterium is Klebsiella pneumoniae .

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Treatment for bladder infecection caused by klebsiella?

Treatment for bladder infecection caused by klebsiella?

Varies: This varies depending on the sensitivity result which is usually given whenever the culture is done. Whatever medication the organism is sensitive to, is what should be used for treatment ...Read more

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My five month old daughter has klebsiella pneumoniae. What causes this?

My five month old daughter has klebsiella pneumoniae. What causes this?

Klebsiella pneumoni: Is your daughter immuno deficient? One possible way could be through a urinary tract infection brought on by fecal contamination. The urinary tract infection could have progressed to sepsis, a blood infection, which then seeded the lung good luck. ...Read more

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I have a rash that won't go away my biopsy said psoriasis, culture said Klebsiella oxytoca ...it's def not ps. can kl cause a rash? Is been 1mth. Help

I have a rash that won't go away my biopsy said psoriasis, culture said Klebsiella oxytoca ...it's def not ps. can kl cause a rash? Is been 1mth. Help

See a dermatologist: You need a skin specialist. Usually you do not need biopsy to diagnose psoriasis. Neither Benadryl (diphenhydramine) nor prednisone are appropriate treatments for psoriasis. Cultures from skin always grow something, so culture of this common bacteria means nothing without clinical correlation. ...Read more

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What causes UTI in male teenager ? And is trimethoprim effective treatment for eliminating klebsiella species causing UTI?

What causes UTI in male teenager ? And is trimethoprim effective treatment for eliminating klebsiella species causing UTI?

Usually?: Often male UTIs are a marker of an STD, poor personal (/penile) hygiene, or a known anatomic variance that interferes with urinary flow/clearance, or diabetes with poor control (causing sugar in urine). Consider above and address which most likely fits your situation. If UTI recurs, discuss above with Dr, as more testing may be needed. As long as not resistant, trimethoprim OK for klebsiella. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with klebsiella bacteria in sperm. Predcribed ciprofloxacin. Will this clear it up? Year of pain in my penis due to this. What causes it?

Diagnosed with klebsiella bacteria in sperm. Predcribed ciprofloxacin. Will this clear it up? Year of pain in my penis due to this. What causes it?

Klebsiella: This story is strange. Not sure who cultures semen, but this may be a uti, and if it is you need a detailed evaluation by a urologist. Even if you respond to Ciprofloxacin treatment you need further evaluation, because it is very rare for a man to get UTI without some underlying issues, and penis pain just makes it more urgent for you to see someone and get better. ...Read more

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Can small, non smelly, clean 'farts' cause UTI if they disperse to vaginal area while seated? Is there harmful bacteria in gas? Had Klebsiella UTI.

Can small, non smelly, clean 'farts' cause UTI if they disperse to vaginal area while seated?  Is there harmful bacteria in gas? Had Klebsiella UTI.

No. No.: There are normally stool bacteria in every living person's butt crack, and the nearby skin, from front to back. There are also stool bacteria in every "fart" regardless of what it smells like. These stool bacteria are normally there (they are supposed to be there), and merely being there does not cause UTI's or other infections. Infections are due to other reasons plus bad luck. ...Read more

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Klebsiella spp (ESBL) >100000 CFU/ml in urine culture without pus or fever , can cause kidney pain and pain in urination and lower abdomen colic? ttt

Yes: These supports the diagnosis of a urinary tract infection by Klebsiella, a common urinary pathogen. It does not specify where the infection is most active, but treatment with antibiotics is usually curative. ...Read more

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Anal sex is a cause of kleibsella in urine culture?

Anal sex is a cause of kleibsella in urine culture?

Sure: Klebsiella bacteria is part of the poop. Anything that interacts with people's poop will be fair game for a Klebsiella problem. The same goes for E. coli and all the other living things in poop. ...Read more

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Huge,thick blood pass through urine.only thick blood was there as no urine.Dr.did kub CT scan,ultasound norml.kleibsella frm 6 mon.anal sex is cause?

Huge,thick blood pass through urine.only thick blood was there as no urine.Dr.did kub CT scan,ultasound norml.kleibsella frm 6 mon.anal sex is cause?

Hematuria: passing a clot through the urethra with no urine despite normal investigations with history of klebsiella you need simple urine analysis and culture to see if the is infection if normal I would wait and see if it recurs then you need cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die from klebsiella?

Is it possible to die from klebsiella?

It's possible: Klebsiella can cause severe pneumonia or overwhelming sepsis, which can be fatal, especially in the elderly or in debilitated or immunosuppressed people. However, it is treatable with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How is klebsiella oxytoca septicemia coded in icd9?

How is klebsiella oxytoca septicemia coded in icd9?

038.49: 038.4 septicemia due to other gram-negative organisms 038.49 other. ...Read more

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What is klebsiella pneumonia?

Gram neg bacilli: A member of the enterobacteriaceae family of bacteria. This family of bacteria are commonly referred to as enterics because they commonly inhabit the colon. Klebsiella cause infections of many organs. Some have become highly antibiotic resistant producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases and carbapenemases which can be exceedingly difficult to treat. ...Read more

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What exactly is klebsiella pneumoniae?

What exactly is klebsiella pneumoniae?

Bacillus: Klebsiella is a gram negative bacillus found in the intestines that may cause pneumonia, urinary tract infections and one form of the bug is associated with multiple abscesses. ...Read more

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Klebsiella will spread through oral sex?

Klebsiella will spread through oral sex?

Not likely: Klebsiella could only be spread through inhalation into the lungs. Very, very unlikely. ...Read more