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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Pasteurella Infection

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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How can you prevent infections in cuts?

How can you prevent infections in cuts?

Clean/ tetanus: Wash the wound well with warm water and soap. What is your tetanus status. If you don't know or it has been more than 10 years- than you need another tetanus shot. ...Read more

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Does wearing pantyliners cause or prevent infections?

Does wearing pantyliners cause or prevent infections?

Neither: Pantyliners may diminish the amount of moisture accumulating in the perineum (the area of the labia and vaginal opening), and by doing so, diminish the irritation to the soft tissues, thus minimizing the chances of infection, but this is theoretical. They certainly do not cause infections. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent an infection in a cut?

Are there any good ways to prevent an infection in a cut?

Heal it fast: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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How can I prevent staff infection?

How can I prevent staff infection?

Hand washing: We all have some staph on our skin, nostrils, groin etc. To prevent picking up pathogenic types, you should wash hands frequently with soap and water or alcohol gel. Chrlorhexidine is more effective, but i would recommend talking to your doctor before taking more steps. ...Read more

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How can I prevent /cureurinary tract infection?

How can I prevent /cureurinary tract infection?

Depends on cause: If you know the cause if the UTI, you can prevent, may be even cure it. Causes/risks: 1.Diabetes (control blood sugars) 2.Irritant (eg. alkali soap) 3. Anatomical issues (urologic intervention) or 4. Physiologic problem (pharmacotherapy). Some prevention on your part includes: minimizing risk of getting an STD, avoid holding your urine, drink ample fluids during the day, and voiding after intimacy ...Read more

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How to prevent e.Coli infection?

Wash hands cook food: Nearly all E. coli infections are the result of a fecal-oral transmission route. This means wash hands and and don't eat undercooked ground meat from giant producers you don't know. ...Read more