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How To Treat Water Infections
Iv got an infection due to an earring being to tight, IV bin using salt water to treat it but i dont think its working. What should i do?
At this point: medical evaluation would be prudent. Take care. ...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
I read on many websites and forums to douche with 2/3 water and 1/3 peroxide and then follow with just water 2-3 times to treat a yeast infection?
My 1yr old keeps having ear infections just 2wks ago we treated her.. Is there something im doing at home that causes a reacurance? Water, diging, etc
I have perineal burning that lessens when standing. I have been checked and treated for yeast, bacterial, and bladder infections. This has been going on for about two months. No itching, no visible sign of anything. Water helps--- doing that about 3-4
I : I am so sorry that you are going through this. I assume that you have sought out a second opinion. You have probably been told to reduce any sugar foods in your diet, including alcohol. There are over the counter products that reduce itching and discomfort; vagisil is one brand, but there are also others and you can discuss this with your pharmacist. I don't know if you are peri-menopausal, but if you are, there are medications such as estrogen-type creams that can lessen symptoms. ...Read more
To treat bv, does bathing in warm water mixed with apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil treat cure the infection? Any suggestions?
Antibiotics v yogurt: Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance in vaginal bacteria. Standard treatment is antibiotics, not bathing as described so go see family doc or gynecologist. There is some evidence that eating yogurt w/lactobacilli might help restore balance but studies aren't definitive. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/bacterial-vaginosis/ds01193 & http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.Htm. ...Read more
Cholera: Although there have been no cases in England for a hundred years. An easily treatable pathogen in water Giardia, a protozoa like the amoeba can cause a wide range of symptoms including protracted diarrhea. There are other bacteria and protozoa in contaminated water such as Campylobacter, Salmonella, Shigella, E.Coli and other organisms besides. Clean drinking water is a health priority. ...Read more
Waterborne infection: Not sure what type of infection you're getting. Will comment: water is not sterile unless it is boiled for 15 min or has been treated w/bleach, iodine or other disinfectants. The container must also be sterilized. Bacteria live in water (big bang theory!). Especially some nasty ones like salmonella, shigella, vibrio (cholera), legionella, pseudomonas, aeromonas, plesiomonas, hepatitis a and e.. ...Read more
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