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Signs of bacteria infection?

Signs of bacteria infection?

Depends on where: Fever, redness, purulent drainage
on CBC could see elevation of the neutrophils.

Hard to be specific. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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


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How to treat bacteria infections?

How to treat bacteria infections?

Atibiotics: Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics. There are many types of bacteria and one must choose the proper antibiotic to kill the bug under consideration. ...Read more

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What is an anaerobic bacteria infection?

Anaerobic bacteria: Live in the absence of oxygen. They can cause infections. They are most often in the GI tract in humans. Take care ...Read more

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Bacteria infection in your back after surgery?

Bacteria infection in your back after surgery?

It can happen...: You will be put on some antibiotics to fight the infection and you should be fine. ...Read more

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How to help prevent frequent bacteria infections?

How to help prevent frequent bacteria infections?

Clarify? infxn where: There are many kinds of bacterial infections possible almost anywhere in the body, and many reasons you may be susceptible to them. If you can tell us more about what kinds of infections you are getting where, and any other general health problems you may have, we'll be able to give you some more individualized and useful advice. ...Read more

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Is diverticulitis considered a bacteria infection?

Is diverticulitis considered a bacteria infection?

Yes it causes-: -abdominal pain, nausea & U kno U R sick. If there is no ruptured diverticluli hospitalization & IV antibiotics. When all quiets down most have a colon resection. Some wait until the 2'nd bout. If ruptured a colostomy is required & the colon is still done. It re hooked up when all is quiet. Interestingly the whole diseased colon does not have 2 B removed, & it clears the problem. Happened 2me! ...Read more

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Can a sinusitus infection cause a bacteria infection?

Can a sinusitus infection cause a bacteria infection?

Sinusitis: Most sinus infections start out as viral infections. It is often based on clinical diagnostics and length of duration that allows a physician to debate if the infection is bacterial. In order of most to least frequent = viral > bacterial > fungal. ...Read more

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Can i still wear tampons while I have a bacteria infection?

Can i still wear tampons while I have a bacteria infection?

Infection: If you mean bacterial vaginosis the answer is it would be best not to, but if being treated probably little negative effect. If you are referring to other systemic infections there should not be any contraindication to wearing tampons. ...Read more

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Infection by klebsiella bacteria? Where does it come from?

Infection by klebsiella bacteria?  Where does it come from?

Bacillus: Klebsiella is a gram negative bacillus found in the intestines that may cause pneumonia, urinary tract infections and one form of the bug is associated with multiple abscesses. ...Read more

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I️s it possible to get an anti biotic for a bacteria infection?

I️s it possible to get an anti biotic for a bacteria infection?

Try our other forum: Try HealthTap PRIME, one of our premium services. On PRIME, doctors see and treat you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. You can send photos or test results during the consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. The fee is the same, REGARDLESS of whether or not the doctor thinks you should get a prescription without an in-person exam. ...Read more

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How long will a bacteria infection on the torso usually last for?

How long will a bacteria infection on the torso usually last for?

Depends on…: The severity of the infection (how large an area involved, how deep) & what organism(s) causing the infection & of course, whether it is being treated & how aggressively. Other factors are comorbid conditions like diabetes, especially if poorly controlled. Minor infections caused by run-of-the-mill bacteria, treated with appropriate antibiotic, usually take 7-10 days. More complicated take longer. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between a viral or bacteria infection?

It often isn't so: Easy to distinguish. Medical testing can hlep to sort it out. ...Read more

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What infections(viruses, bacteria... Etc.) can fleas transmit to humans?

Sometimes...: Sometimes, fleas may carry bacteria that can infect humans. The most important and most familiar flea-borne disease in the world is plague. Plague exists in most arid regions of the world, including the western United States. The second flea-borne disease is murine typhus, which occurs worldwide, including in the southwestern U.S. And hawaii. ...Read more

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How can I treat helica bacteria at home and how to prevent infection later?

How can I treat helica bacteria at home and how to prevent infection later?

H. Pylori: You need 2 antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor for2 weeks. This needs to be prescribed by a doctor. Primary means of contraction is fecal-oral. ...Read more

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What might be the reason I keep getting bacteria infection two weeks after I got it cured?

What might be the reason I keep getting bacteria infection two weeks after I got it cured?

Re-infection/Genetic: There are causes of recurrent bacterial infections, including reinfection, genetic predisposition, such as selected IgG deficiency, which predisposed individuals to encapsulated bacterial infection. Individuals can also be exposed to other resistant organisms, or infection with other microbial organisms different from the initial infection. Consult your physician is the first step. ...Read more

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Is it possible to tell which bacteria is causing infection on my hot liquid burnt wound? Any tests?

Is it possible to tell which bacteria is causing infection on my hot liquid burnt wound? Any tests?

Culture the open bur: The way to obtain which bacterial organism is effecting your open burn wound would be doing a Q-tip swab of the area placing into a sterile container. Then have a lab plate it for culture and sensitivity. This can/could be done at your doctors office, Urgent Care. ...Read more

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I keep getting bacteria infections. Why is this. I'm a very clean person and have only 1 sex partner?

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I keep getting bacteria infections. Why is this. I'm a very clean person and have only 1 sex partner?

Bacteria UTI's? : Either you are getting urine infections or vaginal infections. It's important to go see your family doc and get your annual pap smear to check out any std's. Recurrent bacterial vagintitis or uti's can lead to chronic interstitial cystitis or yeast infections that feel like bacterial infections. Bubble bathes, tight jeans/underwear, or condom use can cause irritation in the vaginal area. ...Read more

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Does bacteria infection cause damage to body tissues by also competing with body tissues for resources and nutrients?

Does bacteria infection cause damage to body tissues by also competing with body tissues for resources and nutrients?

Not really: The primary cause of body tissue destruction in context of most severe infections relates to the immune response to the insult. Phase I involves destruction of infected tissue and this is followed by anti-inflammatory properties and wound healing once the insult is neutralized and inflammatory signals fall away. ...Read more

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Green bacteria infections?

Green?: You may be referring to the pigment produced by pseudomonas aeruginosa. ...Read more

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How will a bacteria infection make your body feel?

How will a bacteria infection make your body feel?

Bacterial infection : Bacterial infection have numerous variety of symptoms and most of the time depends on which body organ is infected and what type of bacteria. Some bacteria can cause slow subacute illnesses without many symptoms except maybe fatigue or occasional sweats or chills. Other may cause rapid onset of severe shock with multiple organ failure. ...Read more

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What are the common routes of infection for bacteria?

Skin/lungs/gut: Bacterial infection usually invades the body through a break in the skin, through inhalation or aspiration into the throat or lungs or through the intestinal tract. Frequently the pathogenic bacteria will colonize the site before invading. ...Read more

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How do you. No. If you. Have an. Bacteria infections?

How do you. No. If you. Have an. Bacteria infections?

Where?: Bacterial infection in which part of your body? What symptoms do you have that concern you? Please restate your question. Redness, hotness,pain, swelling,fever are general signs and symptoms but I am being too general since you are not specific. ...Read more

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What can be done to cure chronic bacteria infections?

Antibiotics.: Chronic infections should be cultured in a lab to determine what the organism / bacteria is that is causing the problem. The lab can also then do sensitivity testing in which the bacteria are grown in the presence of different types and concentrations of antibiotics. These results can help the doctor caring for you decide which is the best antibiotic(s) with which to treat. ...Read more

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Can you get a bacteria infection from another person?

Possibly...: Some type of bacterial infections can be spread directly from person to person by close contact. One example is gonorrhea. This is a sexually transmitted type of bacterial infection. Another type of bacterial infection that is spread from person to person is Meningococcal meningitis. If you are concerned that you could have a transmissible bacterial infection, see a doctor. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a bacterium is causing your infection?

How can you tell if a bacterium is causing your infection?

Good question: There are several ways, the best of which is to isolate the organism from a clinical specimen, but indirectly through lab testing for antibody titer rises and pcr testing for dna, and for the presence of bacterial antigens in body fluids. ...Read more

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How can I effectively treat bacteria infection naturally?

Bacterial infection: You cannot generally treat bacterial infections "naturally", depending upon what you mean by that word. These usually require antibiotics and perhaps adjunctive therapy that mandates physician input. Go see a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a homeremdey for a bacteria infection in someone?

Bacterial infection: It depends on which body part is involved. Try to be more specific ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Gastroenterology (Definition)

Gastroenterology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the function and disorders of the entire digestive tract, which begins at the lips and ends at the anus. Included organs are the pancreas, ...Read more


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more