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Not really: For MRSA there is therapy to try and change your nasal and skin carriage states. For gut flora the use of unpasteurized yogurt or probiotics may reduce the relative numbers of unwanted bacteria, but there are no recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis and this should be strongly discouraged as it is likely to worsen things. ...Read more
Complex: M. Avium- intracellulare (mac) infections can result in lung and other organ damage , depending on the severity of immunodeficiency. In people with an intact immune system , mac infection is a slow process and can take years before therapy is initiated (2 or 3 antibiotics- e.g. Ethambutol, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and rifabutin). Therapy can last a minimum of 12 months if a lung infection is involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Develp sepsis treatd as chestinfection,days latr chest/lung cleared,sepsis ongoing,sepsis due to chest/lung infection?or how posible 4m anothr source?
Bacteria: Ureaplasma urealyticum is a bacterium belonging to the family Mycoplasmataceae. Its type strain is T960. U. urealyticum is part of the normal genital flora of both men and women. It is found in about 70% of sexually active humans. there is no linkage with any other infections but one can have both infections simultaneously. ...Read more
Inflammation: Tb is an infection which can cause an inflammatory reaction and scar tissue can be the result of that process. ...Read more
Does rifampicin & isoniazid TB drugs cause infertility ? & can tuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis cause infertility?
TB and infertility: TB can cause infertility, but usually it does not show any kind of symptoms until the infection has advanced to a severe level and can affect the infertility in women as well as in men. In the woman it causes tuberculosis in uterus and fallopian tubes where as in the man it cause tuberculosis of epididymo- orchitis, as a result of which no sperm can get into the semen. ...Read more
Have bacterial orchitis.Took doxy,& rocephin (ceftriaxone).No help. can't take floroqinones(joints)or bactrim(allergic)Any other meds?Not an std,or uti,was tested.
Here are some ...: Your condition needs to be reassessed by reviewing the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of pain, swelling, response to Rx over time + physical exam + imaging studies to make sure the Dx was correct as bacterial orchitis, not testicular torsion?. So, seek professional reevaluation & confirmation before jumping further. Best wish ... ...Read more
Lots of choices: If the goal is just to control the heart rate, the common choices are drugs that slow the heart rate like a beta blocker or calcium channel blocker and a blood thinner to lower the risk of stroke. Classically coumadin, (warfarin) but there are newer ones ( xarelto, for example). Sometimes there are drugs given after the heart has been restored to a normal rhythm that help maintain this, such as amiodarone. ...Read more
Surgery: Men with prior vasectomy can undergo surgery to remove the blocked segment and reconnect both ends together. Also the testes duct (the vas) can be connected to the tiny tube that directly comes from the testis (the epidedymis). Some men with obstructive azospermia may carry the risk for transmitting a genetic disease (the cause for obstruction) to their children. Surgery may not work for everyone. ...Read more
Maybe miscarriages: Ureaplasma & mycoplasma hominis have been implicated in single miscarriages or recurrent pregnancy losses. The studies are not high quality, but it's relatively cheap and easy to give a course of antibiotics to women who have had one or more miscarriages, & their partners. Mycoplasma genitalium may be a cause pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). See a rei specialist if ttc without success. ...Read more
Diagnosis say Extra pulmonary tuberculosis Mediastinal lymphadenopathy
Drug Ethambutol 800mg, levoflox 500mg it is right Medicine?
Not sure: This is a complicated question to answer in this format. Are you sure those are the only TB meds you've been prescribed? You're on an unusual combination of medications which makes me suspect you've been diagnosed with a resistant form of tuberculosis. Hopefully you are seeing someone who is experienced in the treatment of TB, and who can tailor therapy appropriately for this serious disease. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
TB and fertility: Tuberculosis is a known, but rare, cause of tubal blockage. Once diagnosed, a cure is unusual. Tb pills are used to stop progression, and prevent the illness from progressing elsewhere, but generally cannot solve the fertility problem. Ivf can be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DX w/ bacterial orchitis.Took doxy,& rocephin (ceftriaxone).didn't help. can't take floroqinones(joints)or bactrim(allergic)Any other meds?Not std/ uti,was tested.
Medicine for bacterial orchitis?(not std, was tested) can't take floroquinones or bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (allergy/joint problems) was given nitroforuntin for 1month?
Poor choice: IMO that med is apoor choice to treat a bacterial infection. ...Read more
Which antibiotics are the most effective with the lowest failure rate when treating Mycoplasma Genitalium and Ureaplasma. No testing in united states?
Moxifloxacin: M. genitalium usually responds to usual nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) Rx (doxycycline or azithromycin). Some M gen strains are resistant to them; moxifloxacin is the main back-up if NGU persists after both doxy and azithro. M gen testing is not yet routine. Ureaplasma rarely causes NGU or other disease; it's a normal bacteria found in the genital tract of 50% of all sexually active people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doc, I have diagnosed hiatus hernia with gerd, esophgitis la grade b and duodanitis. Is it curable by lifestyle modification? Or surgery is rqrd?
Not likely: Duodenitis will not be affected by your hiatal hernia and you should start a acid-reducing medication and rule-out h. Pylori. The esophagitis will not be cured by lifestyle modification as this is an anatomical problem with the stomach sliding or fixed in the chest space which causes the reflux. Surgery is the only way to fix this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer