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Examples Of Bacterial Disease Include
Fungal diseases: Examples of fungal infections & associated organisms include: Athlete's foot (tinea pedis), Jock itch (tinea cruris), Ringworm (tinea corporis) & yeast infections of the skin (cutaneous candidiasis).Examples of fungal infections & associated organisms include: Athlete's foot (tinea pedis), Jock (tinea cruris), Ringworm (tinea corporis) & yeast infections of skin (cutaneous candidiasis). ...Read more
PCP, MAC, CMV: There are 20+ opportunistic infections often seen with hiv/aids. The following link has a list of the opportunistic infections: http://www.Aids.Gov/hiv-aids-basics/staying-healthy-with-hiv-aids/potential-related-health-problems/opportunistic-infections/ the common ones that i see in my practice includes pcp pneumonia, disseminated mycobacterium avium complex, cytomegalovirus, and candidiasis. ...Read more
See below: Some hereditary problems called leukodystrophies, association with toxins, like glue sniffing, medication reactions, such as anti-cancer drugs. And, of course, many peripheral nerve problems which can demyelination of distal nerves, such as chronic inflammatory demyelinating radiculoneuropathy. ...Read more
How are causes and onsets of symptoms of huntington's disease different from those of pku and tay sacks disease?
Too broad a question: There are all inherited disorders with the common issue of neurologic impairment, hd in adults, pku and ts in children. The neurologic damage in pku can be prevented with diet, but there is no treatment for hd and ts. Tests are available to detect carrier status in all of these. ...Read more
Surgical trauma: Labyrinthitis by definition is an inflammation of the inner ear. The inner ear has both the organ for hearing (cochlea) and the organs of balance. Bacterial infections of the labyrinth are very rare and life-threatening. The cause of inner ear inflammation is usually viral but can certainly follow middle ear or inner ear surgery. Middle ear infections can also penetrate into the inner ear. ...Read more
Sexually transmitted: Diseases most common cause & from gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas. Also from an iud, post abortion or miscarriage, infection spread via blood stream or lymphatics. 10% of women are symptom free. Symptoms include pelvic or lower abdominal pain, vaginal discharge which is usually malodorous, pain on intercourse, defecation & urinating, . ...Read more
What are the signs and symptoms of pathogenic diseases, hereditary diseases, deficiency diseases and physiological diseases?
Site protocol: You get the most from this site when you provide background information on a medical problem and ask a related but clear question. We are not a shortcut for homework assignments, or a library reference section. For that you need to consult your local library or text books. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infectious diseases: Diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, worms and other parasites are broadly classified as 'infectious diseases'. Bacteria and fungi can infect essentially any body site ranging from superficial infections of skin to deep seated infections such as the of the liver, lungs and brain. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
Varies: Could be no symptoms other than a palpable lymph node or cluster of lymph nodes in neck, armpit, groin. But could also be other symptoms - from a chest mass (ie shortness of breath) or lcoal compression of vascular structures. Can also have b symptoms - fevers, night sweats, or >10% weight loss, unexpected. ...Read more
Other then bacterial and fungal infection, are there any other types of infections that can caused granuloma of lung and nodules and symptoms of cough?
Granuloma: Granuloma of the lungs is typically caused by a fungal infection. A doctor may make a diagnosis of granuloma by chest x-ray or, if the granuloma is not apparently calcified, by computerized tomography (ct), which can detect the calcium that isn't evident on the chest x-ray. The images of affected tissue usually show scarring and calcification characteristic of a granuloma. ...Read more
Heart disease: Any heart disease if its caused enough damage to seriously impair the supply of blood at adequate pressure to the body can be 'terminal'. Extensive myocardial infarction with resultant refractory congestive heart failure can be terminal, likewise dilated cardiomyopathy causing similar refractory congestive failure and multiorgan failure. The answer is more complicated than the above tho' ...Read more
See below: Pelvic inflammatory disease are caused by infections usually sexually transmitted. Abdominal pain, fever, and pelvic discharge can all be symptoms or some patients may not any symptoms at all. Untreated abscesses and infertility can occur. If you are concerned, it is best to see your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more
Metabolic syndrome: High cholesterol. Also metabolic syndrome [belly chub, high blood pressure, high sugar/ triglycerides]. What you can do: eat well: good portions, whole grains, lots of fruits & veggies. Get moving 30-60 minutes every day. These are powerful things you can do for not only metabolic syndrome and high cholesterol, but also preventing cancer and being healthy all over. ...Read more
Male & female: Chlamydia:Painful urination, low abdominal pain, discharge from urethra in men & vagina in women, Pain with intercourse in Fs &in testis in Ms. Gonorrhea: Pus-like or blood discharge from vagina or penis, pain w urination, Abn menses, painful swollen testes or BMs.Trichomonas: similar + strong vaginal odor. HIV: none at first then flu like,fatigue, rash & swollen glands, later night sweats,fatigue ...Read more
I did my urine detail and urine culture test.the report is normal that means I don't have any kind of bacterial disease or prostate problem,or stdryt?
Depends on test: A normal urinalysis & urine culture suggests there is no bladder or kidney infection. It is not possible to comment on sexually transmitted diseases, as that requires additional testing & will miss diseases that require blood tests. Total honesty with the physician ordering tests is necessary, to be sure correct tests are ordered. Only barrier protection (condoms) can prevent STD during sex. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That's how it is: Vaccinations do not treat diseases. They do not kill the germs involved, but can help the body build a successful defense against actual disease if exposed. The vaccines to viral agents tend to elicit stronger and longer protection than present vaccines against bacteria.Bacterial vaccines (pertussis,tetanus, pneumococcus) may even fail to prevent illness if the germ exposure is intense enough. ...Read more
Can you cure Syphilis unknowingly by being treated for another bacterial disease? Ie, Step throat etc.
Bacteriology: This opens up a whole Universe of possibilities, because bacteria can basically infect any organ system. So it depends more specifically on 'what' you're looking at. For example, with food poisoning, some of the common bacteria are E. coli, Salmonella, Campylobacter and so on. And those are just bacterial species! There are plenty of viruses that can make us sick too. Best to practice good hygiene ...Read more
Too may to count: Cooci, bacilli, and spirochetes do a lot of things and cause a lot of disease. i suggest you look them up in your library. ...Read more
Mononucleosis links: EBV is one of the most common human viral infections, and up to 90% of adults are seropositive for antibodies (many infections produce no symptoms). Up to 50% of children are positive by the age of 5. There is a statistical link between EBV and lymphomas, and the virus has been implicated in triggering autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus. ...Read more
Chronic prostatitis: The long term course has not been well studied. Probably most cases clear up with time. Also, many cases probably do not actually involve the prostate gland at all. Google "chronic pelvic pain syndrome" and read the very good wikipedia article and information from the Stanford Univ. School of Medicine. Whether CPPS or true prostatitis, it's generally harmless. Probably you can live with it. ...Read more
What other diseases/disorder have the same/similar symptoms with chronic non-bacterial prostitis?
Yes: There are other possibilities including reiter's syndrome. ...Read more
What are the 10 deadliest bacterial diseases globally that are not foodborne? I know it's probably impossible to truly answer but please try. Thanks.
Deadly bacterial dis: Tuberculosis, infective endocarditis, Meningococcal meningitis, pneumococcal and hemophilus meningitis, staphylococcus aureus sepsis, group a beta streptococcal pneumonia (or other systemic involvement), anthrax, tularemia pneumonia would be among a few that are possible. ...Read more
No.: Not all bacteria are pathogenic (cause diseases in humans). There are many bacteria that live in the environment around us and do not cause us trouble. There are other types of bacteria that live with / in us and can even be helpful to us. We all have "normal" bacteria in our intestines that in most instances are helpful to us and do not cause diseases. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
NO: No; they assist us with digestion, produce b12, they produce natural antibiotics that keep other bacteria, fungus and parasites out of the systems. So keeping the gut well flourished with probiotics is ideal. I recommend 2 caps three times daily till gas, bloating and odor are eliminated then reducing to 1-2 caps daily for maintenance. Repeat as often as needed www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Bacteria are ubiquitous. Our skin is covered with bacteria and the lining of our gastrointestinal tract harbor numerous strains of bacteria that coexist peacefully with us, their hosts. Some of them actually help us with processes like digestion, and fighting infections. Only a fraction of bacteria that exist on earth are harmful to humans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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