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Diseases Caused By Proteus
Proteus mirabilis: This would be incredibly unusual and would seriously question the diagnosis. This organism is most commonly found in the GI tract and can cause uti. Often on the surface of the skin, but seldom if ever the cause of infection. See an infectious diseases expert and get examined. Good luck. ...Read more
I had an ICD placement and they found proteus in the pocket of where the device was placed. Could untreated staph cause this?
Proteus: Proteus and Staphylococcus are two different bacterial species so the question is a little odd. You could have both at the same time. ...Read more
What to do if i found out i had a UTI caused by proteus mirabilis. My doctor said my boyfriend doesn't need to be treated?
I had proteus wound infection and have had joint problems since can the infection be the cause. And will this cause any longterm problems to my health?
Proteus: This is an unusual cause of wound infection, and is often a contaminant in cultures because of its ability to overgrow other bacteria. It is unlikely to be related to joint problems and you should see a doctor about the cause of these. The wound infection should not have long-term effects if it has been adequately eradicated.. ...Read more
Please what is the cause of persistence fever. My doctor diagnosed malaria and proteus but after treatment the fever continued with bitter tongue
4 year old keeps getting overgrowth of bad bacteria in gut. C. Diff, enterobacter cloacae complex, proteus mirabellis..history of EGID. What is cause?
Many possible: causes including problems with motility of the bowel, intestinal surgery, antibiotic use, immune disorders, especially IGA deficiency, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease. Your daughter'a history of EGID may be the culprit. She will be best served through the care of a gastroenterologist teamed with an allergist and full examination for contributing factors to treat her. ...Read more
Typhus blood work: This is the old Weil-Felix test to look for people who may have been infected with typhus and other rickettsial diseases. Usually it's used by public health folks tracking epidemics, and is of little concern to you now. If your main concern is chronic fatigue, chances are this isn't the cause. ...Read more
Is it normal that proteus mirabilis becomes resistant to prulifloxacin? And in what cases it becomes resistant??
Yes: Some bacteria, (fortunately not all), including P. Mirabilis, can become resistant to any antibiotic which it was previously sensitive to. This usually happens when the bacteria has been exposed to that antibiotic ( or a similar antibiotic from the same group) on a number of occasions and it develops a mechanism to evade the effect of the antibiotics. ...Read more
Proteus Syndrome: Proteus syndrome, also known as wiedemann syndrome (named after the german paediatrician hans-rudolf wiedemann), is a congenital disorder that causes skin overgrowth and atypical bone development, often accompanied by tumors over half the body. Proteus syndrome is highly variable] and is named after the greek sea-god proteus, who could change his shape. Tumors of skin and bone develop with aging. ...Read more
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