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What type (s) of infection could happen from having ingested mouldy food like bread products?

What type (s) of infection could happen from having ingested mouldy food like bread products?

Nothing will happen: Ingesting fungus infested (mouldy) bread is esthetically unappealing, but harmless. No infection or illness is likely. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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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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Are there any charts/graphs about H. PYLORUS (Preferably in the UK)A link to a website would be helpful or anything that can prove figures? Eg. Tables

Are there any charts/graphs about H. PYLORUS (Preferably in the UK)A link to a website would be helpful or anything that can prove figures? Eg. Tables

H.Pylori: Yes. There is a website called gpnotebook. Google this website. It is very user friendly. It contains advice and tests that your GP is likely going to order when you see them. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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H.pyroli infection is curable, is it reoccurent infection?

H.pyroli infection is curable, is it reoccurent infection?

Hopefully not: If helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with your ulcer, then treatment of it is requisite to avoid risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating the infection. Test & treat +contacts simultaneously to avoid cross infection. Document clearance of H.pylori post-treatment. ...Read more

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What r h.I.V infections?

What r h.I.V infections?

Immune deficiency: Hiv stands for human immunodeficiency virus. This is the cause of aids. It is transmitted by intimate contact, either sexually, by blood or tissue transfer, by mothers to their fetus or newborn. Early onset illness may present in various forms, often as a mononucleosis-like syndrome. ...Read more

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Are toxoplasma infections common in the southern u.S.?

Are toxoplasma infections common in the southern u.S.?

Everywhere: Wherever there is cat feces (domestic, wild, lions, tigers), there is plenty of toxoplasmosis. Eating undercooked meat is another important way to meet the organism. Toxoplasmosis usually gets missed clinically; its frequency in a community depends on physician index of suspicion. ...Read more

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How long can you go without treatment for h pilory infection?

How long can you go without treatment for h pilory infection?

It depends: If you have been diagnosed with h. Pylori infection, it is best for you to get treated asap to see if your symptoms would decrease or completely resolve. ...Read more

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Can someone explain to me how come someone have an elevated aso titer if there is no g.A.S infection present?

Can someone explain to me how come someone have an elevated aso titer if there is no g.A.S infection present?

Statistics: Titer defined as positive is a statistical value. To reduce false negatives, a certain percentage of false positives will be found. Additionally, the aso witnesses past exposure, not necessarily infection. ...Read more

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What is H. Pylori infection?

What is H. Pylori infection?

Helicobacter pylori: This bacteria has been shown to create hyperacidity in the stomach and predispose to gastric cancer. It is easily diagnosed and treated. If you have been having signs of abdominal discomfort, reflux esophagitis, frequent gastric pain please go and see a GI doctor. Best wishes to clear this up. ...Read more

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Who gets stec infections?

Who gets stec infections?

VTEC:STEC: Anyone can be infected but young children and older people are at risk of severe disease. Hus is more common in children.
Stec: stec (also known as vtec) infection can cause serious disease, including bloody diarrhoea, and sometimes haemolytic uraemic syndrome. Infection usually results from consuming contaminated food or water, or from contact with infected animals or people. Avoid eating underco. ...Read more

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What is a meecer infection?

What is a meecer infection?

MRSA: Is this what you mean? It is an infection with a bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. It can be community or hospital acquired. It stands for methicillin resistant staph aureus. ...Read more

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I have problems urin infection?

Problems?: If you have a urine infection, you need to be on antibiotics. If you are suddenly tending to get lots of infections, you need to be seen to be sure there's not something blocking flow of urine and causing the infections. If you are just concerned about possible urine infection, drink plenty of cranberry juice and possibly take Mannitol from health food store. Good luck! ...Read more

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What infections cannot be cured?

Too many to list: Good question, but it can't be answered meaningfully in this forum. Can you be more specific? Is there a situation you can describe that inspired you to ask this question? If not, then the answer is " too many to list.". ...Read more

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How are stec infections diagnosed?

How are stec infections diagnosed?

Routine: All stool samples from patients with severe diarrhea sent to the microbiology lab are plated on media selective for shiga-toxin producing e. Coli, and may be subjected to an enzyme immunoassay when received. Positives go to public health labs that do pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and gene studies for comfirmation. ...Read more

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What to do if earpierce infection?

Infection: Keep it clean.

Apply neomycin cream daily for a week. ...Read more

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What causes yeats infection in woman?

Yeast infection: This is often predisposed to by use of antibiotics, steroids, underlying diabetes, immune deficiencies and sometimes simple changes in the normal organisms present in the vagina. ...Read more

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How you know if you have an infection?

Depends where: It depends what part of the body is infected. If in the lungs cough, sputum, chest pain and shortness of breath would be the symptoms. The classic signs of inflammation and infection are redness, swelling and pain. Fever, malaise, arthralgias and myalgias are also frequent symptoms when infected. ...Read more

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Which type of infection could this be?

Not enough info: Sorry not enough info given to answer your question. ...Read more

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What might cause recurring infections?

Low immunity: It is important to bring this to your doctor's attention so it can be determined it you are having a problem with immunity. Examples- diabetes, hiv, cancer, or other illnesses. ...Read more

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Why am I constantly getting infections?

Depends: You have have not been able to clear your existing infection so that it recurs, or you may be continually exposed to a source of infection; it really depends on what type of infection we are talking about here. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a nailbed infection?

Warm soaks: You can start by soaking your finger in warm water to encourage drainage of the infection. If the infection worsens despite doing this, you should see your doctor for a drainage procedure. Antibiotics can be used in more severe cases. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a gaseous infection?

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Yes: There is such a thing as gas gangrene, caused by infection with anaerobic organisms that produce gas as they grow. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having an infection?

Fever: Classic signs of infection are fever/chills, redness, and pain. Other symptoms depend on the specific type of infection in question. ...Read more

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Iceberg concept of infection and its importance?

The iceberg concept.: Implies that the clinical cases of a specific infection reflects the part of the iceberg above the surface where most of the cases go unrecognized. This fits for many infections but not all. Rabies, HIV and chickenpox are infections primarily clinically overt. ...Read more

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Why is my bellybutton smelling is it a infection?

Infection: Try cleaning it with hydrogen peroxide on a qtip, then apply topical antibiotic ointment. If not better, do a consult to get antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is an alds infection and how can it be treated?

HIV: Aids is the end stage of infection by hiv, a blood borne virus, through either contact with blood or other infected body fluid. It manifests by slowly destroying the immune system. Treatment is with a cocktail of usually three active medications, called haart therapy, under the care of an HIV specialist. ...Read more

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Depending on where infections are, are treated differently?

Yes.: Infections at different body sites are treated differently and are often caused by different microorganisms. A viral conjunctivitis (pink eye) would be treated very differently than a bacterial infection of a toe or an abscess in the liver. It is important to consider the location of the infection and the clinical setting and to know what the specific offending pathogen is to treat an infection. ...Read more

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Could you please describe how the body handles an infection?

Infecition: Yes I can but not in 400 spaces. See Wikipedia and hen if need more details lets chat. ...Read more

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