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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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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Why is there vomiting and nausea when we have gastrointestinal infection?

Why is there vomiting and nausea when we have gastrointestinal infection?

Irritation: Bacterial or viral irritation of the lining of the stomach or intestines can cause inflammation, nausea, fever, vomiting, intestinal cramping, diarrhea. Body's defense mechanisms to get rid of the offending agent. ...Read more

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Dear sir, which type of antibiotic is the best for gastrointestinal infection. Such as stomach, colon and intestinal.

Dear sir, which type of antibiotic is the best for gastrointestinal infection. Such as stomach, colon and intestinal.

It all depends: There is no simple or generic answer to this question. It is all about what is causing the symptoms. Is it bacterial? Parasite? Worms? Or other GI abnormalities or conditions? ...Read more

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Why can't you immune system fight off h. Pylori infections?

Why can't you immune system fight off h. Pylori infections?

Bacteria: Heco bac pylori is an bac infec, so get antibiotic plus antacid , if your immunity is good , healing would be faser to the wound caused by bacteria see a g, i doc. ...Read more

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Can h pylori infection negatively affect your immune system?

Can h pylori infection negatively affect your immune system?

H pylori: Usually only affects the stomach lining and does not affect the immune system. ...Read more

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How does immune system work in intestine nematode infection?

How does immune system work in intestine nematode infection?

Intriguing: We don't know how or why infection with nematodes minimizes the chance of developing autoimune diseases such as crohn's or ulcerative colitis. Preliminary research indicates an interacton between t-helper cells (part of immune system) and nematodes. More research is underway. ...Read more

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What immune system cells are directly affected by the HIV infection?

What immune system cells are directly affected by the HIV infection?

Easy answer: All cells bearing the CD4 protein are prone to be invaded directly. This is mostly the big class of T-helper cells and the dendritic macrophage family. You'll go crazy if you study the molecules in depth; this is your best answer to a first approximation. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Gastrointestinal (Definition)

Definition: anything pertaining to ...Read more