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Gi Bacteria Infection
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
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
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
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
Properties of bacter: That is what the bacterium doesGet a more detailed answer ›
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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
It often isn't so: Easy to distinguish. Medical testing can hlep to sort it out. ...Read more
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
Infection: Depends on where the infection is located. ...Read more
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
Is it possible to tell which bacteria is causing infection on my hot liquid burnt wound? Any tests?
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
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
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
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
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
Bacterial infection: It depends on which body part is involved. Try to be more specific ...Read more