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Does Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Increase Incidence Of Sepsis
...That is a measure of the risk of developing some new condition within a certain period of time. The incidence rate is the # of new cases per population that develop a disease over a period of time. So, in a population of 100, if 5 people develop the disease within 5 years, the incidence rate is 5% over 5 years. Compare to 'prevalence', which measures the total # ...Read more
No..: It is not.....You have to eliminate that particular strain from the body........ ...Read more
Does antibiotic resistance transfer from different antibiotics? doxy regime is partially completed. 1g azithromicin is taken. Doxy resist carry over?
Can clarithromycin increase risk of sepsis? since more bacteria is killed and endotoxins are released
Controversial: Studies have shown different results, but an analysis of the existing data concluded that "the lack of an additional health benefit associated with the use of [antibacterial] soaps over regular soap, coupled with laboratory data demonstrating a potential risk of ... Drug resistance, warrants further evaluation by governmental regulators regarding antibacterial product claims and advertising.". ...Read more
Does masturbation affect the efficency of ofloxin an antibiotic who treats staphylococcus and bacillus of acne infections ?
What is risk of c diff if repeatedly treated with antibiotics? Also risk of antibiotic resistance?
Uncommon but real: This is an uncommon but real issue.Risk varies with the type/duration and intensity of antibiotic use (IV vs oral,etc.) Many centers do stool surveillance cultures to spot this in higher risk patients. Resistance is an everyday issue today which drives us to be selective & specific on antibiotic use.The risk of an individual having to deal with these is part of dealing with healthcare today ...Read more
Need more data: Sepsis is a syndrome - a constellation of symptoms - and can be caused by many kinds of bacteria. The likelihood of encountering a resistant bacterium in the general community is relatively low; nursing home residents, patients who have had recent antibiotics, and patients who have been recently hospitalized are at more risk. Infections obtained in the ICU or cystic fibrosis ward are the riskiest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If the well used antibiotic kills all bacteria which participate in infection e.g. sinus infection?
Harder to cure...: If a person has a strain of TB that is resistant to some of the drugs that are usually given to treat tb, then the healthcare providers who are taking care of the patient have fewer "weapons" to treat the infection. Sometimes combining several drugs may help. Sometimes it may take many months of therapy to rid the person of infection. Being compliant with the drug schedule is very important. ...Read more
Prostatits Diag: Staph Haemolyticus & Strep Anginosus found in low amount of semen (1+). No WBC's. Need antibiotic meds? Can I naturally decolonize?
Yes: It would be prudent to get on a course of antibiotics. ...Read more
Which is more dangerous: bird flu or the growing problem of antibiotic resistant bacteria and why?
Antibiotic resistanc: Bacteria are able to adjust to exposure to the drugs that are designed to inhibit or kill them. It is a form of evolution. In a hospital, compared to other settings, the number of infections treated with antibiotics in very high. So the chances for these mututations is much higher. When patients become infected with bacteria from the hospital, it is often showing mulitple resistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Some antibiotics can cause an increase in the number of white blood cells. Interestingly, the same antibiotics have been implicated in decreasing white blood cell counts. The clinical context is of out most importance in answering this question when observed in a patient. ...Read more
As antibiotic kill bacteria and endotoxin is released when bacteria die, wont it worsen fever or cause mild sepsis?
Chances of clostridium difficile returning after 2days of flagyl. 16days vancomyclin. Does the vanco or Flagyl kill the good bacteria too?
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