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Infection In The Blood Bacterial Infections
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 was given some medicine for a bacterial infection I have and i when to the restroom and when i wiped my self i had discharge n blood?
More info needed: We need to know what and where you have the infection. Your bleeding may or may not be related to your infection. Send mote information. ...Read more
Dr said I had bacterial infection cause white blood count 9.9 snd absolute neut 8.8 gave me antibodiacs but did not tell me what is wrong, seg is 8.4?
No idea: This white count is not really elevated. The elevated segs suggest a bacterial infection. Have the doctor give you more information. Cannot tell what is the infection from your hx. ...Read more
Not now: If you have an acute infection, you should not donate blood until the infection is completely resolved. Here is a link to blood donation eligibility from the red cross website http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements/eligibility-criteria-topic There are other reasons why you would be ineligible, talk with the blood donation staff about all restrictions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You make more: White blood cells (WBCs) are the soldiers in your bloodstream who fight infections for you. Suppose you have a bacterial infection. One thing your WBCs do is start killing bacteria. At the same time, they also send signals for your bone marrow to make more WBCs. It is this "calling for more troops" that causes you to make more WBCs which makes your WBC count go up. ...Read more
I had a blood bacterial infection that may have been associated with gallstones. I have had no pain in 2&1/2 months. Should the gallbladder be removed?
Need More Info: All else being equal, cholecystectomy is indicated following any episode of cholecystitis, provided one can tolerate elective surgery. Was your infection from the gb? Sepsis is rarely associated with cholecystitis unless a stone exits the gallbladder & obstructs the liver; this is called cholangitis, often requiring endoscopic clearance of the stone (ercp), followed by eventual cholecystectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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