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Doctor insights on: Diseases Caused By Moraxella Catarrhalis

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Can an m. Catarrhalis bacteria in your sinuses go away on it's own?  do people typically have this bacteria in then w/out an infection? 

Can an m. Catarrhalis bacteria in your sinuses go away on it's own?  do people typically have this bacteria in then w/out an infection? 

Yes...: Actually most sinus infections don't require antibiotics if the nasal congestions are promptly and adequately treated. Treating the nasal congestion allows air/oxygen to enter the sinuses and this actually kills the bacteria off and thus antibiotics are not needed unless severe! you always have bacteria in your sinuses, but typically in small numbers and dont cause sinusitis. ...Read more

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Could m. Catarrhalis bacteria entered my system when I got teeth cleaning. Felt like dentist was greasing my gums as he cleaned w this abbrasivedevice?

Could m. Catarrhalis bacteria entered my system when I got teeth cleaning. Felt like dentist was greasing my gums as he cleaned w this abbrasivedevice?

Yes, but not problem: First, dental instruments are all sterile, and many are disposable, so no concern about cross contamination. Second, there are hundreds of species of bacteria in the normal oral flora. Any manipulation (dental cleaning, brushing, flossing, eating, etc) can allow small amounts to enter your blood stream. The instruments your dentist used is not problematic. Keep going for cleanings. ...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 diseases can cause someone to be short/midget?

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