Doctor insights on:
How To Prevent Infection Of Abdominal Lining
Risk of Giardia: Giardia is prevalent worldwide, & drinking infected water is the most frequent mode of transmission (e.g. Streams, wells). Person-to-person is 2nd mode in groups with poor fecal-oral hygiene (daycare centers, custodial institutions, sexually active male homosexuals). Food transmission has been documented in commercial settings. Sheep, beavers, cattle, dogs, cats can get it & may pass it to people. ...Read more
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
Colon Cancer : There is no direct evidence linking bacterial growth with colon cancer; risk factors traditionally include lack of fiber intake, high fat content in the diet, certain hereditary conditions and family history of the diseases. Some evidence suggests Aspirin can also reduce the risk of colon cancer. Ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease impart an increased risk of cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flu shot, hand wash: You and your family should get the flu shot. Young children are at high risk for complications from the flu. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use a hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your nose, mouth and eyes. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Avoid close contact with sick people. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hygiene.: Penile skin infections occur and are known as balanitis. Hygiene is important in preventing these infections. I recommend carefully cleaning the foreskin with soapy water, getting it fully dry, then replacing the foreskin back to its normal position. If you think you have an active infection, please have it evaluated. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on whether you had other problems during the miscarriage. ...Read more
Papaya seeds: Papaya seeds are an old folk remedy for parasites that have been proven effective by modern research. I advise 2 tbsp of ground papaya seeds once a week for 3 weeks. Parasites are very common and difficult to diagnose. Even if you don't have parasites they won't hurt you. For a good discussion including detailed advice on one protocol see http://superfoodprofiles.Com/papaya-seeds-parasites. ...Read more
Diet: Although diet modification is not a proven treatment. Recent studies have found that the pelvic tissue in women with endometriosis has less antioxidant activity. An antioxidant rich diet could add to the treatment of endometriosis besides its proven benefits to your health in general. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get it treated.: Please get this treated, because if it is not, it could progress to pyelonephritis and damage your kidneys. It can also lead to cystitis or bladder infection and might even get in the bloodstream, resulting in sepsis. The standard antibiotic is trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or tmp-smx. Others, like aminoglycosides and cephalosporins are also used. See your doctor and get treated asap. ...Read more
What causes the mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD to get loose or out of place? How can you prevent that from happening?
If a fever helps prevent the proliferation of pathogens, isn't it better to not try to get rid of the fever?
Fever: Fever is one of the body's responses to infection; so some fever is beneficial (below 102º f). Higher fevers, however, can be detrimental: seizures, brain damage, etc. Children tolerate higher fevers (temporarily) better than adults. If fever goes over 102ºf, treat it (remember, no Aspirin in fevers in children! use tylenol (acetaminophen) or children's advil). If no response after couple hours, see doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im taking two antibiotics to prevent intestine infection. Im having excessive saliva. Can the medications be the cause of the excessive saliva?
Pyelonephritis: This can occur by extension of infection from another site through the bloodstream, from an adjacent area of infection, or by ascending infection from lower urinary tract infection. Strep is an unusual cause of pyelonephritis, and as mentioned previously it would help to know which species of strep you have. Prevention may depend upon this knowledge. ...Read more
How long can it take the bacteria from a bladder infection to multiply and cause a kidney infection?
Hours to days: A bacterial infection in the bladder is called a lower uti. Annother term is cystitis. If the bacteria goes up the urinary tract by way of the ureters, and gets into the kidney, then you have upper tract infection thus kidney infection. It would depend on several things. If you are concerned, you should be seen rigt away. Kidney infctions can be very serious and lead to hospitalization. ...Read more
What is the symptom of kidney infection? Can Kidney Infection lead to weight Loss and When it can cause weight loss?
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Infection of abdominal lining
- Best infection of abdominal lining treatment
- How to treat infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How to prevent mrsa infection?
- How to prevent uti infections?
- How to prevent vaginal infection?
- How to prevent staph infections?
- Talk to a infectious disease specialist online