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Doctor insights on: How Do U Get A Water Infection

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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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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Can u get a rash with a water infection ?

Can u get a rash with a water infection ?

Yes: Any kind of infection -- be it from the water source or airborne source, has a tendency to produce skin manifestations. ...Read more

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If you get a minor cut in lake water but clean and bandage with in hour, should it be safe from infection?

If you get a minor cut in lake water but clean and bandage with in hour, should it be safe from infection?

Lake water cut: Most likely you will be just fine. There are organisms in lake water that could cause infection, however, if you are healthy and cleaned the wound, you should be just fine. Do seek medical attention if you notice redness or swelling or a purulent discharge from the wound. ...Read more

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I get water infections every time after sex, we are both very hygienic and clean people. What shall I do?

I get water infections every time after sex, we are both very hygienic and clean people. What shall I do?

Urinate: Sexual intercourse can push bacteria into your bladder. Try urinating right after having intercourse to clear your bladder. I'd that does not help see your regular doctor for further treatment options. ...Read more

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Can drinking lots of water help get rid of urine infection ?

Can drinking lots of water help get rid of urine infection ?

Slight help: Drinking water in moderation [ not "lots"] can be helpful. Most people with utis also claim that cranberry juice is helpful. Just don't overdo it. You should get a urine analysis and appropriate medication from your doctor. Drinking water alone won't cure the infection. ...Read more

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Derma give duracan and elica m for my fungal infection.. pls help me to get rid of this.. i think its a ring worm. Can i get this thru water? Thnku

Derma give duracan and elica m for my fungal infection.. pls help me to get rid of this.. i think its a ring worm. Can i get this thru water? Thnku

Yes: humidity can cause fungal infection. ringworm is like a ring . Elica is only for itching not for treatment. one dose of oral duracan may be enough but follow ur derm md advice. ...Read more