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Fecal Oral Route For Tetanus Infection
On levofloxacin oral following a nasty kidney infection, is it normal for my spleen to seemingly be in overdrive and my stool to be reddish in color?
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
I was antibiotics.Got yeast infection, oral trush and stool result got yeast. It's been 3 weeks.How long it will take to clear yeast. ?
Anti-yeast meds: It may not clear without proper treatment. You need to see a doctor to be placed on proper anti-yeast meds such as Diflucan (fluconazole). After starting proper meds it may take a month or longer to clear. Resistant cases in diabetics or immunecompromised may take much longer and keep recurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Its been 36 hours since i got the injury through bike accident,i did not take tetanus shot but i took medicines just now,should i worry of infection?
What to do if i got scratches from plastic surface after an hour i cleaned it with dettol, can I have tetanus infection?
Tetanus: Check and see when you had your last tetanus shot. If it's more than ten years get a booster.The chances of you getting tetanus re small. ...Read more
Its been 17 days since I was bitten by my cat there has been no sign of infection . Didnt have tetanus shot until a wk later . If I had the tetanus bacteria would it have shown signs by now?
A cut is a cut: Tetanus is possible when a cut on the skin is contaminated by tetanus spores that are all around us but predominantly in soils. It doesn't matter what made the cut if the exposure comes after the skin is open. The rusty nail is the classic source because it is on the ground to begin with when people step on it. ...Read more
Touching a rusty gate when I have dry, broken skin on my hands. Is there a risk of infection, such as tetanus?
Infection: This is highly unlikely, although nothing is impossible. Infection can be introduced into the body any time there are breaks in the integument (skin and mucous membranes) since this is our primary immune defense. On the other hand it would be virtually impossible to get tetanus in this manner. This organism would have to be deposited in tissue without blood supply and produce toxin. Don't worry. ...Read more
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