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How can those people with body piercings and tattoos prevent infections?

How can those people with body piercings and tattoos prevent infections?

Keep it clean.: Before, during and immediately after the procedures, keep the area clean and protected. Once healed, tattoos are unlikely to become infected. Piercings, on the other hand, should be protected from further trauma, and if become red and painful, may need additional care or removal to prevent the spread of infection. ...Read more

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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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Have noonan syndrome factir 11 deficiency clot and have a heart stent due to a car accident if i take medicine to prevnt infections can I get a tatto?

Have noonan syndrome factir 11 deficiency clot and have a heart stent due to a car accident if i take medicine to prevnt infections can I get a tatto?

Tatto: With all these problems you have , getting a tatto might not be the best thing to do. It will increase you risk of contaminated needles and exposure to infections, like hepatitis c. ...Read more

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Are antiviral substances produced in a cell in response to viral infection to prevent the replication of new virus?

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Are antiviral substances produced in a cell in response to viral infection to prevent the replication of new virus?

Yes: Cells will both respond to internal infection as well as signals indication infection from other cells to mount the antiviral defenses. ...Read more

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How to prevent infection after open heart surgery?

How to prevent infection after open heart surgery?

Multiple: Well cleaned preop bactrian nasally excellent prophylactic antibiotics given on time careful prep of skin excellent surgical technique and tissue handling and careful closure ?ll are standard practices but there is still an incidence if infection: diabetes obesity contamination etc. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can prevent infection in cut on my bum?

Cleanliness/Godlines: This would depend where on your bum the infection might be and what caused it. Overall, keeping wounds clean (good old soap and water), dry and free from soilage is the best protection. Watch for signs and symptoms of infection: fever, pain, redness, heat at the site, drainage and seek medical attention if any of these occur. ...Read more

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What can i use to prevent reccurent yeast infection?

What can i use to prevent reccurent yeast infection?

Fluconazole: A single dose of fluconazole (trade name Diflucan® in the US) taken once a week by mouth often is highly effective in preventing recurrent vaginal yeast infections. Ask your doctor about it. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes amniotic infection and how do I prevent it?

What causes amniotic infection and how do I prevent it?

You can't: Amniotic infection (chorio) can be caused by prolonged rupture of membranes, vaginal or cervical infections or some infections that affect the whole body and spread to the uterus through the blood. If you think your bag of waters is broken, go to the hospital. If you think you may have any infection, see your doctor. If antibiotics are prescribed, take them. ...Read more

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Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more