infection following knee replacement

Is there a cure for a listeria infection?

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Dr. Ankush K. Bansal
Internal Medicine
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 Antibiotic Ampicillin Pregnancy Listeria infection Infection

Yes


While most Listeria infections clear spontaneously, patients who are considered high risk due to pregnancy, old age or other factors, can be treated with antibiotics. Typically Ampicillin is the treatment of choice for Listeria.
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What are the tests for Listeria infection?

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Dr. Larry I. Lutwick
Infectious Disease
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Listeria


Although acquired by ingestion of certain foods, it is difficult to culture from stool but, usually in immunocomprimised people, it can be isolated from CSF or blood.
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What are the tests for Listeria infections?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Culture


best test for listeria is culture. means isolation of bacteria from either blood or amniotic fluid. once this is confirmed the treatment can be initiated
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Physical rehabilitation

Interesting Fact

The success of a knee replacement depends on the surgery and the post operative rehab both.

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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What are the symptoms of listeria infections?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Fever


fever,muscle aches,diarheea,,nausea. if disease is preading to nervous system you may experience stiff neck,convulsions,headache,confusion,loss of balance
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When can a listeria infection occur?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Contaminated Food


When you eat food contaminated with Lysteria, it can take up to several months for you to have symptoms. Most people are real sick when they seek help.
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Yoga

What To Ask Your Doc

yoga is a great exercise after hip or knee replacement surgery. ask your doctor when can can start.

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How is listeria infection treated during pregnancy?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Infectious Disease
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Ampicillin


Ampicillin can be used to treat Listeria in pregnancy.
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What is the definition or description of: Listeria infection?

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Dr. Tony T. Ho
Infectious Disease

Bacteria


Infection with Listeria monocytogenes. This infection is associated with infants, older people (>50), and pregnant women. Route of infection is usually infected food.
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Are there effective medicinal therapies to prevent a listeria infection?

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Dr. Albert G. Pizzo
Family Medicine
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Source control


Keep things clean. Cook meats and eggs thoroughly. Avoid hot dogs, deli meats, processed meats unless thoroughly cooked to 170 deg.avoid unpasturized soft cheese. Do not leave proceesed food for prolonged periods at room temp. Listeria is a very real concern, with a high mortality rate. If you are pregnant, it can be devastating to your developing baby. See your doc if you suspect any infection
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Can I pass a listeria infection to my husband?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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Very unlikely


Listeriosis primarily is foodborne.
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Are there effective medicinal therapies to treat a listeria infection?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Listeria


You need antibiotics for this infection. Herbs can boost your immune system but not kill the bug.
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