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Hidden Anal Abscesses Causing Severe Infection
No: A perianal abscess is an infected area adjacent to external anal canal. Other than pain, it can not influence function of the intestinal. Diarrhea is due to excess fluid in the colon secondary to failure to adsorb excess fluid which produces normal stool. Abnormal bacteria in colon, toxic food causing increased peristalsis food allergy , drug sensitivity can all cause diarrhea. ...Read more
A severe infection is a vague term; it means that instead of a straightfoward, mild infection that has a very low mortality rate, it is more dangerous either due to degree of spread or the critical nature of the organ(s) being infected. Also, it could mean that the infective agent is harder to ...Read more
Can untreated ear infection/tooth abcess/sinus infection/gum disease cause lymph nodes in left supraclavicular? Any possibility?
Can inguinal hernia cause internal infection without causing normal external symptoms such as fever, etc?
Yes: For instance an infection in the wall of the colon triggered by diverticulitis can eat through the colon lining and cause a channel to form between the colon and a nearby structure like the bladder. This channel is called a fistula. In this example one symptom might be passing gas out your bladder (pneumoturia). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wrong place: Staph are normal skin flora. If there's skin trauma (scratch, ingrown hair, obstructed gland) the bacteria finds a nice warm spot w/lots of free food ; they can set up shop ; grow. Staph release toxins that allow them to break down skin ; make deeper homes ; more bacteria food. The process continues until the immune system kicks in, wound is opened/drained (o2 is toxic to staph), +/- antibiotics. ...Read more
It could: Any inflammation in the facial area can trigger a migraine. There is a large nerve called the trigeminal nerve which is responsible for the pain. Ocular migraines are likely a variant of this. However, if you are having eye symptoms, do not assume they are related to your teeth or sinuses - get it checked! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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No.: Viral infection cannot cause gastrointestinal fistula, or an abnormal connection between the intestine and another structure (e.g. The skin). This is caused by surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, radiation, or a variety of other causes, but not from a virus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could an untreated (treated now)testicular infection that caused atrophy cause the testicle to be desensitized to touch because of scar tissue forming?
Can a decayes tooth be infected and cause swelling with pain? Can an untreated infected tooth cause heart infection?
Yes: Yes to both. Decaying teeth can cause swelling and pain and may even lead to jaw bone infections. Also, the constant source of infection from an untreated infected tooth is a well known cause of endocarditis, which is the heart infection you are talking about. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Perirectal infection: The perianal area has alot of skin oil & mucus membrane glands that empty out to the skin. Just as cysts elsewhere on the body (acne, sebacious or hair follicles);can form here. Usually due duct of the gland becoming blocked & allowing bacteria colonizing the area & gland to have a nice culture in wh/to grow & cause an abscess. Rectal tears/hemorrhoids provides home for bacterial multiplicn too. ...Read more
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Long-term pinworms: Conditions associated with untreated cases of pinworm include diarrhea, malabsorption of food, genital itching, bedwetting & vaginal discharge which can be associated with genital skin irritation and rash. There is a higher incidence of appendicitis in people infected with pinworms but still uncertain whether the worms cause the appendicitis. Discuss your sx with pcp. ...Read more
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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