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Dr. Marc Basson
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Escherichia Coli (Definition)

Escherichia coli is a gram-negative, coliform bacterium. There are various strains of E. coli that live in the intestines . Some strains can cause severe abdominal cramps, ...Read more


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What are the causes of e coli uti?

What are the causes of e coli uti?

Bowel to bladder: Significant amount of stool consists of e. Coli bacteria, & thus skin in perineal area is not unusually colonisd by bowel e. Coli. There is very little disnance from anus to urethral opening in women, & women's urethras avery short, so it is very easy e. Coli bacteria to reach the bladder. Most women secrete vaginal immunoglobulins which can be bacteriocidal, & one reason why most women r UTI free. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea caused by e coli last for 3+ weeks?

Can diarrhea caused by e coli last for 3+ weeks?

YES.: Intestinal infections can temporarily damage the inner lining of the intestinal tract and antibiotics can temporarily disrupt your normal intestinal bacteria, Both processes can prolong G.I. problems, including diarrhea, even after the infection is cleared. Try avoiding fatty, spicy foods & foods that cause gas and try yogurt & other probiotics until your G.I. tract is back to normal. ...Read more

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In most cases, is cystitis caused by the bacterium e. Coli?

In most cases, is cystitis caused by the bacterium e. Coli?

Yes: The bacterium is all over the place, including the nearby anus, and the questions is always, "why did the e. Coli gain a foothold?" anything from a stone, a malformation, not drinking water, being unaccustomed to sex, a jackass boss making you hold it. Prostate disease -- try to find the true cause that let the infection get started. ...Read more

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Which complications are caused by e. Coli 0157:h7?

Which complications are caused by  e. Coli 0157:h7?

Several: It is a serious infection. People can have kidney failure which can get chronic also. Low blood platelets can cause bleeding at different sites. Severe diarrhea, dehydration. ...Read more

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What are the causes of e. Coli diarrheal disease?

What are the causes of e. Coli diarrheal disease?

E Coli is the cause: E coli is found in the intestines. Any food can be contaminated although it not pleasant to imagine. ...Read more

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When I was 12 I had e coli, hus, which is caused by haveing e coli that was treated with antibioticsanyway ?

When I was 12 I had e coli, hus, which is caused by haveing e coli that was treated with antibioticsanyway ?

Risk w/ antibiotics: I'm not sure what your question is, but it's true that treating certain types of e. Coli with antibiotics can increase the risk of hemolytic uremic syndrome (hus). ...Read more

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Does e coli cause sores on the vagina?

Does e coli cause sores on the vagina?

No need to worry: E. coli is a common bacteria found in the intestines. It should not cause sores. Infections that cause sores include herpes and genital warts. You should have your sores evaluated ...Read more

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Which diseases are caused by salmonella, listeria, and e-coli?

Which diseases are caused by salmonella, listeria, and e-coli?

See below: These bacteria have many different strains and cause many different diseases. See the information on these bacteria at the sites given below. http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/ http://www.Cdc.Gov/listeria/ http://www.Cdc.Gov/ecoli/. ...Read more

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How does e coli cause pyelonephritis in people? Can normal, healthy people get it?

How does e coli cause pyelonephritis in people?  Can normal, healthy people get it?

UTI: Uti's at time can spread proximally and cause infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis) . Ecoli is one such bacteria. It can occur in healthy people. ...Read more

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What is the endotoxin that causes the endotoxin or gram-negative shock of escherichia coli?

What is the endotoxin that causes the endotoxin or gram-negative shock of escherichia coli?

Wall component: It is mix of similar substances found in the walls of the bacteria, released as they die off and causing some of the problems in people with bugs like e coli loose in their blood. There's been some interest in medicines designed to remove it or prevent it from harming the body, but results have been so-so. ...Read more

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We both have been faithfull so if e.Coli may cause pid, does my partner also have to be treated? He has no symptoms.

We both have been faithfull so if e.Coli may cause pid, does my partner also have to be treated? He has no symptoms.

No: This is normal body flora. Be sure you understand why your physician believes this is the infectious organism, and get another opinion if you have any concerns. ...Read more

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Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

Can e.Coli caused kidney failure if untreated?

E. coli: The so-called enterohemorrhagic e. Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Type o157 is the most common but other o types can also cause this. Anti microbial agents not only do not prevent the kidney complication but clearly are linked to a higher risk of it. However, e.Coli sepsis of other types can cause kidney failure that may be prevented by rx. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more