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Can e coli infection in the uterus block fallopian tube?

Can e coli infection in the uterus block fallopian tube?

Salpingitis: Yes, scarring of the fallopian tubes can occur with any form of inflammatory process. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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E Coli Infection (Definition)

E. Coli (escherichia coli) is one of several types of bacteria that normally inhabit the intestine of humans and animals (commensal organism). Some strains of e. Coli are capable of causing disease under certain conditions when the immune system is compromised or disease may result ...Read more


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I think I have an e. Coli infection. What should I do?

I think I have an e. Coli infection. What should I do?

Where?: Many types of ecoli infections require antibiotic therapy. This includes urinary tract infections. Some diarrheal infections require therapy. You need to see a physician to determine if you, in fact, have an infection requiring antibiotics, and what the appropriate antibiotics would be. ...Read more

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I'm sure that I have an e. Coli infection. Would fem dophilus treat this?

I'm sure that I have an e. Coli infection. Would fem dophilus treat this?

Where is the: Infection? We all have e coli in our intestine. It is present in tap water. Where is your infection and how do you know. If you have fever, see your doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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E coli infection in semen is curable. I am taking Ciprofloxacin for 20 days is it good. Is this risk for hiv.. I finish course of medicine still have?

E coli infection in semen is curable. I am taking Ciprofloxacin for 20 days is it good. Is this risk for hiv.. I finish course of medicine still have?

Do finish course: Please do take all the prescribed medication and see your doctor for follow up visit as advised. E coli infection per se is not a risk for HIV, however, if you have any concern, ask your doctor to test you. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an e. Coli infection?

Culture: Urinary infection is perhaps the commonest infection with e coli and it can be diagnosed by culturing urine. Blood or wound infection would require culture of blood and wound discharge. Similarly infection at any other site, would require culture of material from that site. ...Read more

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I think I may have e coli infection. Is it ok for me to continue to work in a hospital?

I think I may have e coli infection. Is it ok for me to continue to work in a hospital?

Where is e coli?: Depends on where the e. Coli infection is located. If you have a simple bladder infection with e. Coli and you're being treated, then it's likely fine for you to continue work. If you're having diarrhea from e. Coli, then there are much more strict guidelines about working with patients and in hospitals. Check with doctor and your hospital's heath center. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm breastfeeding and I have e coli infection, I took suprax (cefixime) 400 for 6 days will that be enough?

I'm breastfeeding and I have e coli infection, I took suprax (cefixime) 400 for 6 days will that be enough?

Depends: If u are symptom free then 6 days shd be enough esp if it is urinary infection. Medicine is not harmful during breast feeding but may cause diarrhea in the baby. Sometimes the infection can recur and ur symptoms will return. If so u shd consult ur doctor again. ...Read more

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What are the tests for e. Coli infection?

What are the tests for e. Coli infection?

Okay that the test: To diagnose illness caused by e. Coli infection, your doctor will send a sample of your stool to a laboratory to test for the presence of e. Coli bacteria. The bacteria may be cultured to confirm the diagnosis and identify specific toxins, such as those produced by e. Coli o157:h7. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of e-coli infection?

What are the symptoms of e-coli infection?

Many symptoms: This can be a GI infection with bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fever. This can be a serious infection, so someone with the symptoms should be evaluated by medical professionals right away. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of e. Coli infection?

What are the symptoms of e. Coli infection?

Depends on the: Organ/system affected and type or esch coli. The organism is common cause of urinary tract infections, and may be involved in lung infection, ear infection, meningitis, septicemia, and peritonitis etc. A strain of esch coli causes hemorrhagic diarrhea and hemolytic uremic syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an e-coli infection?

Depends on the site: E coli is a common cause of urinary infections which result in buring pain on urination, fever, abdominal discomfort etc. E coli can also cause pneumonia, blood infection, meningitis etc and sypmtoms depend of the site of infection. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is an e. Coli infection?

What sort of disorder is an e. Coli infection?

Multiple: E. Coli is a gram negative bacterium which is frequently colonized in the GI tract, it can be associated with pathogenic infection causing serious GI type of infection, also implicated with urinary type infections and others. ...Read more

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How to prevent e.Coli infection?

Wash hands cook food: Nearly all E. coli infections are the result of a fecal-oral transmission route. This means wash hands and and don't eat undercooked ground meat from giant producers you don't know. ...Read more

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Could an e coli infection kill you?

It can: Any infection if it is not controlled can lead to sever illness leading to death. Most often times bacterial infections can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for e. Coli infection?

E coli: Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be indicated in some cases. ...Read more

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Should I see a specialist for e. Coli infection, or can my regular doctor take care of it?

Should I see a specialist for e. Coli infection, or can my regular doctor take care of it?

Reg Doc usually...: But sometimes you may need the expertise of an infectious diseases specialist if the infection doesn't go away. You might be dealing with a resistant bug, a difficult situation where the antibiotic interacts with medications, or if an underlying condition makes medical management more complex- your regular doctor can determine this. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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