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Symptom?: Please tell us what the "Symptom" is you that are referring to in your question. That will enable it to be answered. ...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
Is there time limit for the herpes first symptom to show up since the infection day to know for sure I have herpes or not?
Many possibilities: There are many reasons you may bleed when your are not supposed to be on your period. An infection is on the list but not at the top. It could be something simple like missing a few birth-control pills to something more complex such as anovulation. If you are worried, you should see your Gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more
Germs get to kidney: Kidney infections are almost always result of lower urinary tract infection. Bacteria reach bladder, very easy in females & then they travel from bladder up ureters to kidney. Either 2ndary to bladder reflux or bacteria can crawl thru uretererl valve in bladder on their "hair" like a caterpillar. Occasional infections are blood born from an abscess or infected teeth. Swelling causes the pain. ...Read more
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Yeast Infection: Redness, burning, itching, swelling and white, clumpy discharge without odor are typical. ...Read more
Symptoms include....: ....Pain with urination, frequent urination, incomplete urination, bladder pain, kidney pain, fever, vomiting, etc. Treatment includes urine culture to find out what the germ is, antibiotics to kill the germ, fluids to flush out the urinary tract, and sometimes an investigation to find out why the urinary tract got infected to begin with. ...Read more
Frequently yeast infection need to be treated a second time or on a weakly basis for a few weeks.
If you have not seen a doctor and self treated with over the counter medication, it would help to get tested as a lot of time bacterial vaginal infection are misdiagnosed as recurrent yeast infection. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with a chest infection, however the symptoms on a medical website symptom checker suggest pneumonia. Can you help with please?
It could: Stinging pain in the vagina is not normal. Its possible that you have an infection; however, there are other possibilities. If its persistent, you should see your Gyn and get an exam to see if everything is OK. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
More details needed: You need to give more information. Usually however symptoms in the mouth are not associated with UTI symptoms, but get checked for STDs if indicated. ...Read more
Is it possible that one has been infeced with gonorrhea for a long time but both partners suddenly develop symptomes? Or is the infection then recent?
Unlikely: It is very unlikely that a gonorrhea infection would lie dormant and then recur. If you have new onset of symptoms from gonorrhea, it is because you were recently exposed to someone who has an active gonorrhea infection. If you have symptoms, please get tested for this and for other sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more
Maybe: In a 2007 turkish study of patients with chronic hives compared to subjects without hives staphylococcus was cultured more frequently from the noses of those with hives. To prove that staph causes hives though it's necessary to show that hives resolve with successful treatment of staph infection. That hasn't been reported yet. Up to 10% of acute hives are caused by streptococcal infection. ...Read more
Association: Erythema nodosum (en) is an inflammatory disorder that involves tender nodules under the skin. It is associated with many systemic conditions including infections with streptococcus, chllamydia, coccidiodomycosis, hepatitis b, tuberculosis, and histoplasmosis. Also, sensitivity to certain medications are linked to en, including antibiotics and birth control pills. ...Read more
Could be any: See a dentist who can diagnose what is causing your symptoms. Look at www. Aaop. Org or www. Aacfp. Org for dentists in your area. ...Read more
How can I tell the difference (symptom-wise) between jock itch and male yeast infection? Is there a recommended OTC treatment that'll cure both?
Pattern: Jock itch or tinea cruris usually has flaking or scaling at the edges in the groin area or thigh. It also expands in continuous circles or rings. Yeast infections tend to be brighter red and at the edges will have small scattered red dots or satellite lesions which are near the edge but may not touch the edge. Both can be treated with topical cream like ketoconazole or loprox (ciclopirox). See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I was diagnosed infected by streptococcus mitis in semen. My semen now curdle due to my infection? Does this virus cause serious symptom?
If untreated yes: This a bacterial infection. Appropriate antibiotic treatment recommended along with what is known as a test of cure culture after treatment completed to ensure infection gone. Can affect sperm motility if not properly treated which can lead to fertility problems in the future. Please be sure you see doctor, get appropriate antibiotic treatment. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more
I had a sinus infection and went on antibiotics. I've been symptom free for a week and now have some white/green snot. Is my infection back?
What is the symptom of spider infection? In my hair root, something like spider eggs attach to it. And I have biteswhat is the treatment and drugs
Can check for lice: If there is no hair, there is no place for head lice to hide or to lay eggs. But, we can get rid of head lice without cutting hair. Every single school in the U.S. will have head lice on some kids from time to time. It is the same universal problem all over the world. Of course, we don't have any schools here where everyone has cut their hair to stop lice, but instead people use lice treatments. ...Read more
I've had a pain in my low back under my rib cage for 2 days. It almost feels like a kidney infection pain, that's my only symptom. It is kidneys?
Back pain: It may be muscular and may be something internal, better get it checked if it is bothering you and is persistent. ...Read more