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How do you know if you have MRSA in your blood stream but no symptoms?

You don't: Mrsa bloodstream infections almost always cause symptoms and frequently the patient is quite ill and toxic. In an immunocompetent patient it would be exceedingly rate for MRSA blood stream infection to not cause symptoms. Transient bacteremias do occur but they are brief and asymptomatic and usually do not cause disease but the bacteria can seed various organs and then cause symptomatic infection.

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How long does it take for MRSA to get in your blood stream?

How long does it take for MRSA to get in your blood stream?

It depends: Many people have a skin infection or even just colonization with MRSA and it never reaches their bloodstream. Some can have a simple skin infection and have bacteria in the blood the same day or the next day--within hours. Other people will have a bone infection for days and days and never develop bacteremia (bacteria in the blood). If you have MRSA, consider seeing an infectious disease physician

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I have MRSA (community instead of hospital). Diagnosed through skin culture. Treatment working. Will it enter my bloodstream? How to know ifin blood?

I have MRSA (community instead of hospital). Diagnosed through skin culture. Treatment working. Will it enter my bloodstream? How to know ifin blood?

It's not: Many people have this microbe on their skin, the majority with no ill effects. If you had a real active blood infection you would be obviously, seriously sick. Ignore the online sensationalist stuff on MRSA.

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Does endometriosis get in your blood stream?

Does endometriosis get in your blood stream?

Maybe: One of the many theories of how endometriosis develops suggests that in rare cases, the cells can be transported in the blood and "implant" in distant tissues of the body.

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How long does firocet stay in your blood stream?

How long does firocet stay in your blood stream?

Several hours: I've heard a range of 4-6 hours - but there is some confusion among patients about the much longer time one of the ingredients has been given. Ask the doctor who prescribed. Or probably a pharmacist could tell you more certainly.

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How much time does semen last in your blood stream?

How much time does semen last in your blood stream?

Here are some. ..: Semen is not supposed to be in the blood stream. Instead, it only exists in the genital tubing systems from seminiferous tubules of testis to convoluted tubules of epididymis to vasa deferens to seminal vesicles to urethra and out of the urethra at eajculaton... But, what and how did you come up this Q? Did you hear some tales about this?

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What do high levels of bilirubin in the blood stream result in?

Depends: High bilirubin can be due to various type of diseases, including liver diseases, blood disorders. I am not sure whether your other liver tests are normal or not. If you have this for long time, you should seek medical attention. Transient minimal or mild high bilirubin can be benign also.

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How long does aids take to show on a test after entering the blood stream?

How long does aids take to show on a test after entering the blood stream?

Up to 6 weeks: It can take up to 6 weeks for the HIV antibody test to register a positive result after exposure to the virus. For this reason, if there is strong suspicion that one might have hiv, it is always advisable to repeat the test at least 6-8 weeks after an exposure to the virus with no intervening risk activity.

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What to do if I have high levels of bilirubin in the blood stream result in?

What to do if I have high levels of bilirubin in the blood stream result in?

Find cause: Don't treat a lab value. If there's other abnormal liver labs, get a proper workup. Gilbert's non-disease features elevated indirect bilriubin for life. Drugs can cause cholestasis, and hemolysis (even from running a lot) can cause elevated indirect bilirubin. Your physician can do the workup.

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How can cigarette smoke go from outside the body to inside the blood stream?

Several Ways: Nicotine moves right into the small blood vessels that line the tissues listed. Skin lungs mucous membranes inhalation nicotine moves right into the small blood vessels that line the tissues listed above. From there, nicotine travels through your bloodstream to the brain, and then is delivered to the rest of your body. From there, nicotine travels through your bloodstream to the brain, an.

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How could you counteract mercury that had some how gotten in the blood stream?

How could you counteract mercury that had some how gotten in the blood stream?

Find out why: There are several unethical 'holistic' labs that will diagnose you with elevated mercury in the blood and suggest various non-evidence-based therapies. Beware of these folks. Real mercury toxicity requires a physician to use a chelator. If there's actually elemental mercury in your blood, a police investigation is warranted -- this would be a bizarre homicide attempt.

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How long does weed take to get out of you blood stream after 75 days of not smoking?

How long does weed take to get out of you blood stream after 75 days of not smoking?

Cannabis detection: Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days.

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What does it mean if somebody says their blood culture tested positive for cocci in the blood stream?

What does it mean if somebody says their blood culture tested positive for cocci in the blood stream?

Sepsis: It means they may. Have a infection most likely staphloccus which is a bacteria found on skin. Common in patients who are admitted in a hospital or who have had surgical procedures, it may even be a contaminant which means false positive

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Can oxygen in the blood stream kill you?

Can oxygen in the blood stream kill you?

Why do you ask?: There's a quack procedure by which oxygen and/or ozone are pumped into various body orifices; this has caused death by gas embolization. Beyond this, the blood normally carries oxygen. Perhaps you can clarify your question; please forgive me if I have misunderstood.

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What happens if cold water is injected into your blood stream?

What happens if cold water is injected into your blood stream?

Why do you ask?: Water without an appropriate osmotic solute will hemolyze the nearby red blood cells. The resulting release of potassium can kill you. Perhaps you can clarify.

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What would happen if norovirus got into into the blood stream?

What would happen if norovirus got into into the blood stream?

Norovirus: Norovirus is contagious, and gotten from an infected person, contaminated food or water, or contaminated surfaces. It causes stomach and intestinal inflammation (acute gastroenteritis), producing nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. If, and that is a major question, it gets into the bloodstream it might produce systemic symptoms like fevers, muscle aches, etc., but that is not known to occur.