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Complications- Lyme disease, bipolar disorder, and dental abscess that has spread to heart/brain/ears/eyes?

Complications- Lyme disease, bipolar disorder,  and dental abscess that has spread to heart/brain/ears/eyes?

Seek skilled doctor: This is an incredibly complex situation that requires the care of an experienced ; skilled holistic doc. Treat your dental abscess first. Anyone with lyme ; bipolar disorder probably has pyrroluria- see http://betterhealthguy.Com/kpu see http://ilads.Org/ilads_media/physician-referral/ ; http://bit.Ly/19pettq ; http://bit.Ly/1miqp95 for resources to find a knowledgeable doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more


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Getting recurrent staph infection with the hidradenitis suppurativa, can that accumulate any further serious problems with the body?

Getting recurrent staph infection with the hidradenitis suppurativa, can that accumulate any further serious problems with the body?

Question vague: Any staphylococcal infection carries with it the potential to spread and become not only serious, but life-threatening. That having been said, it is not the cause of hydradinitis and although it can secondarily infect these areas if properly managed unlikely to produce major problems. Hope have answered you satisfactorily. Best. ...Read more

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Can Crohn's disease and a peritonsillar abscess be related?

Can Crohn's disease and a peritonsillar abscess be related?

Not necessarily: While crohn's disease can have oral mucosal manifestations (apthous ulcers, for instance), peritonsillar abscesses are not necessarily more common in a patient with crohn's disease. ...Read more

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Is myofascial pain syndrome a serious condition that needs medical attention?

Is myofascial pain syndrome a serious condition that needs medical attention?

Needs attention: It can be quite uncomfortable. You can develop horrible migraine headaches and suffer needlessly. Eventually, you can develop problems in the joints themselves. Absolutely address this as a arlymas possible. ...Read more

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Can Bartholin's Gland obstruction/ infection be caused by wearing tanga ?

Can Bartholin's Gland obstruction/ infection be caused by wearing tanga ?

Confused: first a male will not have bartholin cyst it is a female problem second and excused my ignorance what is tanga for male? ...Read more

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What to do for staph aureus kidney infection diagnosed with nonsterile collection technique?

What to do for staph aureus kidney infection diagnosed with nonsterile collection technique?

Hopefully nothing. : If it was a non-catheterized specimen, this could very well be contamination. If you are not having any UTI symptoms, you really don't need to do anything. ...Read more

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Is a MRSA UTI infection contagious to others by airborne bacteria emanating from the patient by them coughing, etc?

Is a MRSA UTI infection contagious to others by airborne bacteria emanating from the patient by them coughing, etc?

No: MRSA may be present on the skin or in the nose of otherwise healthy people. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My wife is 29 & is diagnosed with koch's spine with (lt) psoas abscess, paraplegia/bladder affection.She's under treatment.Will she be cured?

My wife is 29 & is diagnosed with koch's spine with (lt) psoas abscess, paraplegia/bladder affection.She's under treatment.Will she be cured?

Koch's disease: This is tuberculosis affecting the spinal column. It can obvious extend to areas adjacent to the spinal segment(s) involved such as the psoas muscle, and can also cause interruption of nervous pathways resulting in paralysis. She will probably be cured of tuberculosis, but to what degree her neurologic impairment will reverse is very problematic and will require much time and patience. ...Read more

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Can an untreated dental abscess be fatal?

Can an untreated dental abscess be fatal?

Definitely, yes: If not treated, a serious dental abscess can eventually kill. The death from tooth abscess is not rare. Boston study (2008) found that 66 patients died due to dental abscess. ...Read more

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Severe hereditary condition of hidradenitis suppurativa can it be linked to any other medical condition/syndrome as the underlying cause of problem?

Severe hereditary condition of hidradenitis suppurativa can it be linked to any other medical condition/syndrome as the underlying cause of problem?

Hidradenitis : This condition results in inflammation of tge apocrine glands. Areas oftwn affected include: armpits, groin, and under breasts. It is not usually associated with other conditions. It is difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Is impetigo a painful disease?

Is impetigo a painful disease?

Yes: The infected areas are swollen and usually open/ blistered - and that swelling/ infection irritates the pain nerve receptors... The pain is usually best treated by #1 - treat the infection - topical / oral antibiotics, warm wet clean compresses can soothe, and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. ...Read more

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Can choroid fissure cyst be caused by injury? is it related to high fever & vomiting that the patient is suffering?

Can choroid fissure cyst be caused by injury? is it related to high fever & vomiting that the patient is suffering?

Choroid Fissure cyst: A choroid fissure cyst is a benign cyst located at the level of the choroid fissure. They can be an arachnoid cyst, neuroglial cyst or a neuroepithelial cyst. They are throught to occur during embryological development. They are rarely symptomatic, but if growing, can manifest in temporal partial seizures, for example. Treatment in this case is removal of the cyst or draining contents. Few sx's. ...Read more

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Can creutzfeldt-jakob disease be spread during regular dental procedures?

Can creutzfeldt-jakob disease be spread during  regular dental procedures?

Unlikely: Jakob cretzfeldt disease is a prion diease whos vector of transmission appears to be through injestion of or infection from infected organ tissues such as brain, nervous tissue and ptiuitary glands. Currently there is no evidence of person to person transmission following intimate contact or blood transfusion. Also there is no evidence of increased occupational risk amoung treating mds and ddss. ...Read more

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Is cellulitis an infectious disease?

Is cellulitis an infectious disease?

Infection: Yes. Cellulitis is an infection. Usually a bacterial infection. It is usually not contagious to others. ...Read more

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