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Symptoms of enterococcus faecalis presence in sperm? I've also felt groin pain and minor testicle discomfort (both in left side)

Symptoms of enterococcus faecalis presence in sperm? I've also felt groin pain and minor testicle discomfort (both in left side)

Not related...: The left groin pain + the discomfort in left half of sac are not related with positive semen culture to grow enterococcus faecalis. To assess the described pain and discomfort requires analyzing their degree, duration, interval, progress, fluctuation, and potentially physical activities plus performing proper physicals on groin, back, sac and its contents with palpation and pressure, etc. ...Read more

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After 1 month antibiotics treatment of enterococcus found in semen, pelvic discomfort/pain symptoms persist. Prostate u/s shows size of 15ml. Urine & semen culture clear of bacteria. What's next?

After 1 month antibiotics treatment of enterococcus found in semen, pelvic discomfort/pain symptoms persist. Prostate u/s shows size of 15ml. Urine & semen culture clear of bacteria. What's next?

Symptoms may persist: Irritation in the prostate, bladder or urethra may last longer than the infection. At that point it's called chronic prostatitis or cystitis. The first step is to recheck cultures, then your doctor may consider anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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After one month treatment of enterococcus in semen with augmentin and cipro, (ciprofloxacin) initial symptoms seem to fade, but slight pain/discomfort appeared on testicles during the last 2 days. Should i worry?

After one month treatment of enterococcus in semen with augmentin and cipro, (ciprofloxacin) initial symptoms seem to fade, but slight pain/discomfort appeared on testicles during the last 2 days. Should i worry?

Need cultures: This could be either orchitis (infection in testicle) or epididymitis (duct from testes out). These infections can be hard to treat. You need repeat cultures to asure infection is cleared and if not cleared to diagnose what infection is present & to twhich antimicrobial is best. Sometimes a long course of antibiotis is needed to eradicate. Should have partner checked & treated if infected also. ...Read more

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What is the nutrition process of enterococcus.

What is the nutrition process of enterococcus.

Enterococcus: Enterococcus is a bacteria that lives in the intestines of many animals, including humans. It feeds on whatever nutritive pieces are left after digestive processes up to that point. Most importantly, it's anaerobic -- living without oxygen. Staphylococcus aureus (in your additional info) is a different bug. Here's an older article about enterococcus: http://tinyurl.Com/ph6b2n4. ...Read more

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What exactly is enterococcus faecalis group d?

What exactly is enterococcus faecalis group d?

See below: There are many group d streptococcus species. Enterococcus is among them. There are 2 major species of enterococcus that colonize the colon and can infect people. These are enterococcus faecalis and enterococcus faecium. ...Read more

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What is enterococcus, and what it causes. Can this be cured?

What is enterococcus, and what it causes. Can this be cured?

A Bacteria: Enterococcus is a genus of gram positive bacteria with multiple species. The bacteria generally live commensally in our intestines. However, there are certain strains that have become resistant to many antibiotics and can cause serious illness and need treatment by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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How does enterococcus reproduce give me a brief explanation of it.

How does enterococcus reproduce give me a brief explanation of it.

Binary fission: Asexual method of reproduction seen in most of the bacteria , a single dna replicates into two cell membrane surrounds it , dividing into exact ones , doubling the population in brief time called binary fission , as you said is for book report you need to read your book ...Read more

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What causes enterococcus faecalis in ones semen? What is it?

What causes enterococcus faecalis in ones semen? What is it?

Bacteria: Enterococcus species are bacteria that are common in the bowel and their presence in semen can be due to contamination from anal intercourse. ...Read more