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How To Tell What Is Impetigo
Arsenicum Album: Like dr. Fowler says, this homeopathic remedy has many possible applications. Acutely it may help people with problems like gastritis, esophageal burning, and food poisoning. As a constitutional remedy, it helps people who are extremely anxious, restless, and worried about their health. They constantly seek reassurance, but don't trust others. Best to consult a professional homeopath on this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: Basically, it's an overgrowth of certain normal bacteria that inhabit the vaginal cavity. This can happen for a variety of reasons. Gyn doctor should be able to do basic office testing (e.g. Wet mount) or there are other "send out" tests that can be done. Of course, a thorough history (e.g. Malodorous vaginal discharge, itching, irritation, etc...) and physical exam are the basics in diagnosing. ...Read more
"obstruction": Both COPD and asthma are "obstructive" diseases - meaning that they make it hard to move air in and out of the lungs. COPD patients can have chronic bronchitis which is inflammation in the airways and/or emphysema which is disruption of the lung tissue due to smoking. COPD is almost always related to smoking. Asthma results from chronic airway inflammation - may be genetic or allergic. ...Read more
See below: Meningitis-an inflammation of the coverings of the brain usually caused by germs but can be caused by toxins (chemotherapy) there are different bacteria that are more common causes of meningitis, but others like tuberculosis that are rare.Viruses are also a common cause.The germs enter the soft nasal membranes and invade the surrounding tissues.Movement to the brain is secondary. ...Read more
Carbuncle: These are infections or abscesses in the skin. They are treated with antibiotics and drainage. ...Read more
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many symptoms: Autism is a collection of symptoms. The core is difficulty understanding other people's perspectives, feelings, thoughts, and behavior. It is like a learning disability in people. Along with this is some degree or repetitive behavior or intense interests, and unusual sensory responses. It can be accompanied with anxiety, which can be severe. ...Read more
Staph: Mrsa stands for methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus. This is the name of a specific type of staph bacteria that is not curable / treatable by methicillin (a penicillin like drug). In most instances penicillin and cephalosporin type antibiotics will not kill mrsa. There are other antibiotics that will work, and it would be best to discuss the infection with your doc or a clinic. ...Read more
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