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How to get rid of bacteria in the mouth?

How to get rid of bacteria in the mouth?

You can't: And you wouldn't want to, they serve a place in your external body and help keep the bad ones out ...Read more

Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more


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What can I do to get rid of bacteria infection naturally?

What can I do to get rid of bacteria infection naturally?

Infection: Without knowing what you mean by "naturally" it is difficult to answer. As a general rule any bacterial infection requiring treatment will respond to appropriate antibiotics but seldom if ever to otc non-antibacterial preparations. ...Read more

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What is a good sinus rinse to get rid of bacteria that causes odor?

What is a good sinus rinse to get rid of bacteria that causes odor?

OTC prep: We often recommend first the neil-med sinus wash or neti-pot system. But remember, you must always use distilled water, saline, or boiled water for the solutions, never tap water, as that can potentially cause bacteria in the sinuses to migrate to the brain and result in a sometimes fatal brain infection. ...Read more

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Pap test shows that bacteria is present. How can I get rid of bacteria? And because of that bacteria is there any risk of getting carvicalcancer?

Pap test shows that bacteria is present. How can I get rid of bacteria? And because of that bacteria is there any risk of getting carvicalcancer?

Type of bacteria: It's normal to have bacteria in the vagina. Sometimes "normal" bacteria grow in higher numbers and take over the vaginal environment. So long as you don't have a std, changes in your diet, exercise and products you use in and near the vagina should solve your problem. The v book by elizabeth stewart is a great book to troubleshoot vaginal bacteria. Also, probiotics for the vagina like luvena. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of bacteria, fungi, or para sects in my colon?

How do I get rid of bacteria, fungi, or para sects in my colon?

Normal Colon Health: You cannot. And you should not. Most of these 'bugs' in your colon are in symbiosis with you and are the sources of some of the vital enzymes and vitamins your body uses to function in a healthy way. ...Read more

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How to clean my eye lashes post LASIK surgery? If water reached eyelashes what will happen, how to get rid of bacteria entered my eye from water?

How to clean my eye lashes post LASIK surgery? If water reached eyelashes what will happen, how to get rid of bacteria entered my eye from water?

Gently: There is no particular risk of infection. You have been placed on an anti biotic eye drop to prevent this. You can clean the lashes if needed with cosmetic eye pads gently rubbed over the lashes or cotton tip applicators. You could in fact wait a couple of days to allow the eye to heal well enough to eliminate any risk. ...Read more

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+ stomach ulcer 3 days ago. Tested + for h-Plora. Am on Clarithromyc 500 BID, Amoxicillin 875 BID & Omeprazole BID. Will these get rid of bacteria?

+ stomach ulcer 3 days ago. Tested + for h-Plora. Am on Clarithromyc 500 BID, Amoxicillin 875 BID & Omeprazole BID. Will these get rid of bacteria?

Statistically likely: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. However, no regimen works 100% of the time, and your H.pylori may be resistant to the first antibiotics used. Under treated H.pylori may increase your risk of persistent or recurrent ulceration as well as of stomach cancer. Take your drugs to completion for best results & greatest chance of cure. ...Read more

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How to get rid of this bacteria for good?

How to get rid of this bacteria for good?

Not enough info: Don't know which bacteria? Where it is on the body? If you are a carrier or have disease from it? We don't have the info to answer your question. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of this bacteria for good?

Not enough info.: Which bacteria type? Where is the infection? Has it been treated yet? Please consider resubmitting with more info. ...Read more

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How might I get rid of a bacteria infection?

How might I get rid of a bacteria infection?

Antibiotics: If you do have a bacterial infection, then antibiotics might be necessary. Please see, a, doctor, for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had bv for going on 6 years and I can not get ride of ihow can I get rid of it and what do I do plz help I have to much bad bacteria then good?

I have had bv for going on 6 years and I can not get ride of ihow can I get rid of it and what do I do plz help I have to much bad bacteria then good?

Persistent BV...: ...or recurrence are quite common, very frustrating. Consistent condom use for a few weeks sometimes helps. BV is not necessarily an STD, but sex contributes. (But treating partners doesn't help.) Preventive treatment with vaginal metronidazole (MetroGel®) or boric acid vaginal capsules often can help. If your doc is unfamiliar with these, find a gyn with interest in infectious diseases. Gd luck! ...Read more

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What do you have to take to get rid of staph bacteria?

What do you have to take to get rid of staph bacteria?

Decolonize: Many people who have MRSA or mssa infections are colonized with this bacteria in the nares and in areas of the skin especially in the axillae, groins and perianal areas. Colonization can be transient or prolonged. In many cases colonization can be eradicated by topical treatment ie. Mupirocin ointment and hibiclens soap sometimes combined with oral antibiotics such as Minocycline or septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). ...Read more

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What to do to get rid of vaginal odor? Must be a bacteria, right?

What to do to get rid of vaginal odor? Must be a bacteria, right?

Odd Odors: Some vaginal odor is very normal. Foul odor with or without a discharge is often due to some abnormal process. Underlying infection from resident bacteria, yeast or fungi is a common culprit, however foreign bodies can cause odor such as a retained tampon or frequent use of sex toys which cause microtrauma and swelling. Tumors can also cause foul odor which is why a regular exam is important. ...Read more

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I have yeast and bacteria overgrowth. What can I do naturally to get rid of this?

How do you know....: ...You have a yeast and bacteria overgrowth? I've seen web sites that list a whole bunch of really vague symptoms and tell you if you have them you have candida (yeast). The problem is, all those symptoms could be bad nutrition and poor sleep. If you have "bacterial overgrowth" you get really sick, bedridden, fevers, etc. See a doctor for proper diagnosis and to find out if you have these. ...Read more

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How do I get rid off a vaginal bacteria. .. drinking alot of water? What can I do?

How do I get rid off a vaginal bacteria. .. drinking alot of water? What can I do?

Vaginosis: If you have a vaginal bacterial infection, it needs to be treated appropriately. Drinking water will not cure it. You need to see your doc for appropriate cultures and smears. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a vaginal bacteria with out going to the doctor?

Check out these: Links. U will be treating urself blindly without knowing the correct diagnosis. Best wishes! Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/385002-herbal-cure-for-vaginitis/#page=1. http://www. M.webmd. Com/women/guide/sexual-health-vaginal-infections. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of a bacteria infection with antibodies?

How long does it take to get rid of a bacteria infection with antibodies?

Depends: On area and severity of infection. Soft tissue at least 7 to 10 days, bone usually 4 to 6 weeks. This can vary depending on problem. ...Read more

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Does washing your hands a lot really get rid off thee good bacteria on your skin?

Does washing your hands a lot really get rid off thee good bacteria on your skin?

No it does not: No as a matter of fact there are no good bacteria on your hands and washing hands will get rid of disease causing bacteria and viruses. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a bacteria infection without going back and forth to the clinic?

What is the best way to get rid of a bacteria infection without going back and forth to the clinic?

Bacterial infection: The proper way to treat a bacterial infection is to take the prescribed antibiotic according to the instructions given by the attending physician who has examined you and obtained results of any appropriate testing. Most of the time one follow-up visit to the physician, to determine efficacy, should suffice if the proper treatment was prescribed ...Read more

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Is it possible to transfer vaginal (smelly) bacteria to your own (male) gut? (Apparently it is.) How do I get rid of it both places.

Is it possible to transfer vaginal (smelly) bacteria to your own (male) gut? (Apparently it is.) How do I get rid of it both places.

Antibiotics: A vaginal odor is frequently an overgrowth of odor producing bacteria. The only way to know for sure, however, is to get an exam and have the vaginal secretions examined under a microscope. This problem is usually treated with a course of antibiotics or a vaginal cream. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of persistent halitosis caused by bacteria that lies at the very back of the tongue and cannot be reached with a tongue scraper?

How can I get rid of persistent halitosis caused by bacteria that lies at the very back of the tongue and cannot be reached with a tongue scraper?

See DDS first: Rule out dental etiology with the dentist- ie- caries and periodontal disease first. It needed, your dentist may refer you to your primary care physician or ENT if sinus involvement is suspect. ...Read more

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I have a upper back cyst that keeps coming back it was cultured and has 3 different bacteria.... I've had several surgeries to get rid of the cyst?

I have a upper back cyst that keeps coming back it was cultured and has 3 different bacteria.... I've had several surgeries to get rid of the cyst?

Get it removed: Once infection is under control get it removed, most likely you have incision and drainage (i;d) due to infection not complete removal. Speak to your surgeon, once completely removed will not come back. Check your blood sugar. ...Read more

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My penis hole is stinging. Does that mean there is bacteria in there? What is the antibiotic to get rid of it?

My penis hole is stinging. Does that mean there is bacteria in there? What is the antibiotic to get rid of it?

Need STD testing: This can be a sign of a sexually transmitted disease. You need to be evaluated for gonorrhea/chlamydia (provided you are sexually active), as well as balanitis. go to the doctor! Failure to treat infections like this can result in problems with reproductive down the road. There are antibiotics you can take ti cure these. ...Read more

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I know its not efficient, but could you get rid of a bacterial infection by infecting the bacteria with a bacteriophage virus?

I know its not efficient, but could you get rid of a bacterial infection by infecting the bacteria with a bacteriophage virus?

Complicated: While the theory sounds good, there are complex issues involved in proving that method of treatment to be more safe and effective than current approved and accepted treatments; those studies have been unsuccessful in that endeavor. ...Read more

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I was told I have group b streptococcus but i'am not pregnant? I'm just abit confused does anything need to be done to get rid of the bacteria?

Usually not: Group b strep bacteria is a common bacteria to have in the vagina. Most of the time when present it is a colonizing bacteria meaning it lives there without causing an infection. I only treat it when I have a patient with a vaginal infection but no other cause, such as BV or yeast. So if someone has strep on a culture but no infection I don't treat it. ...Read more

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Seemed to have bacteria under my tonsils. (maybe from acid reflux) is there anything that can't help get rid of it (without me vomiting)?

Seemed to have bacteria under my tonsils. (maybe from acid reflux) is there anything that can't help get rid of it (without me vomiting)?

Gargle: You assume a lot in one question. First off, I don't recommend you induce vomiting for any reason. Second- acid reflux can be controlled with antacids and anti acid medications like ranitidine and omeprazole. Reflux laryngitis is inflammation (irritation) of the throat from GERD. Gargle with salt water to soothe the discomfort and "clean" the back of the mouth if you are concerned. Give it time too ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to get my high acid saliva level down, and get rid of high oral bacteria levels to prevent tooth decay?

What foods can I eat to get my high acid saliva level down, and get rid of high oral bacteria levels to prevent tooth decay?

Balanced diet: Limit all sugars and simple carbs. Eat healthy, well balanced meals including vegetables. Cheeses are great in moderation. Limit snacking and drinks between meals (except water) but the most important thing to do is brush, floss, and an use antibacterial rinse. Chewing sugar free gum between meals can help stimulate salivary flow which buffers the acids. See dentist atleast twice yearly! ...Read more

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I have bad breath since I had a throat infection. I heard that it might be bacteria on my tongue. What should I do to get rid of it?

I have bad breath since I had a throat infection. I heard that it might be bacteria on my tongue. What should I do to get rid of it?

See your dentist: If it is your tongue then use your toothbrush to brush your tongue. If it's still a problem then see you dentist to track down the problem and if not your mouth causing the bad breath then check out your stomach as the cause ...Read more

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Experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge. Had an bacteria infection it cleared up. Can tree tea oil, apple cider vinegar, &warm water help get rid of it?

Experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge. Had an bacteria infection it cleared up. Can tree tea oil, apple cider vinegar, &warm water help get rid of it?

Different vaginal: Discharges are caused by different pathogens/ or for different reasons. This would really need to be assessed to determine best course of action. ...Read more

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I am experiencing swollen tonsils. The following also describe me: Sore throat, Spots on throat, and fatigue. Is prednisone necessary to take, or will clindamycin be sufficient to help get rid of the bacteria?

I am experiencing swollen tonsils. The following also describe me: Sore throat, Spots on throat, and fatigue. Is prednisone necessary to take, or will clindamycin be sufficient to help get rid of the bacteria?

Viral? Rapid strep: If there are "spots' on the throat, it would depend if these were exudates, or white patches, or red spots in the back. Not all pharyngitis is streptococcal; in fact, most of it is viral. Strep throat is characterized by fever, exudative tonsillitis and neck lymphadenopathy in most of the cases. If you are not having these findings, it is likely viral and you can spare the antibiotics. Check. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of bacterial viganosis?

How do I get rid of bacterial viganosis?

Bact. Vaginosis: Best is with antibiotics like Clindamycin or Metronidazole either intravaginally of by mouth. One day tx is no longer efficacious. Douches nowadays are not prescribed. ...Read more

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How can you get rid out bacterial vaginatioises. I'm 16?

Vaginitis: It all depends on what is causing the problem. The doctor doing the test will pick the right treatment once the infection is diagnosed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bacterial vajina?

How can I get rid of bacterial vajina?

Bact vaginitis: You need to see your doctor for examination and tests and then be treated properly. ...Read more

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I have bacterial vaganoses and don't know what to do anymore, how do I get rid of it please help?

I have bacterial vaganoses and don't know what to do anymore, how do I get rid of it please help?

BV: See your fp or gyn for confirmation & treatment. (s)he can also discuss ways to help prevent it. ...Read more

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How to get rid if bacterial vaginosis?

Alternative Trtx: Intravaginal boric acid, a 600 mg capsule once nightly for 14 days may be able to help with your problem. This medication is not FDA-approved for this purpose and must be made by a compounding pharmacy. Boric acid can be fatal if swallowed rather than used intravaginally, so be careful around children. Still it's a worthwhile option when all the antibiotics don't work. ...Read more