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Is Mrsa Curable Or Not
Yes, absolutely: Scabies is a mite infestation on the skin. It is normally not difficult to cure. It is usually treated with a topical cream and some measures taken to decontaminate the home and bedding. The diagnosis of scabies is made by a skin scraping test. Also, just because a doctor says you have scabies doesn't mean it is correct. A skin scraping test is the only definitive test to confirm scabies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes.: Tuberculosis is caused by an infection with a bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacteria can infect the lungs and other body sites. Tuberculosis is definitely contagious and can be spread from person to person. Tuberculosis can be a serious health problem and can require many months of therapy with multiple antibiotics to cure. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
Is epiglottitis contagious? My doctor says it is not contagious but there are websites that say it is highly contagious. Which is correct?
Can be contagious: Swelling of the epiglottis is usually caused by bacteria Haemophilus influenzae (H. influenzae). It may also be due to other bacteria or viruses that can cause upper respiratory infections.It can be contagious.Epiglottitis is now very uncommon because H. influenzae type B (Hib) vaccine is routine childhood immunization. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How serious is kidney infection or pyuria?
Is it contagious? Or it can be treated with pills and syrups..Does it cause sexual issue
Kidney infection: Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) generally causes fever, chills and very significant flank pain. One generally feels "sick". Bladder infection (cystitis) rarely causes systemic symptoms. Discomfort in the pelvic area and irritative voiding symptoms are typical. Neither are contagious. ...Read more
Is verrucous carcinoma considered stage one if it is 2.0x0.4x0.5.Or is this considered a precancerous cell type? Is it cure able?
What is most effective in treating finger nail fungal infection if loceryl is not very effective by itself?
Debridement.: Loceryl is a topical treatment for nail fungus. Topical treatments are often ineffective for nail fungus. Oral antifungals are more effective but usually require blood tests and carry increased risks. Formula 3 is a fairly effective topical medication available in some doctors offices. Debridement (thinning, cutting) of the nail combined with topical meds usually gives better results. See a dr. ...Read more
How many chemotherapy circles are possible in small cell lung cancer stage 4? Is it curable if it is spread in bones too or if it is life prolongable?
Yes and yes: Hepatitis c is 4 to 5 times more common than HIV and more people in the us die of hepatitis c than hiv. However, unlike hiv, hepatitis c is curable. Everyone with hcv needs to find a health provider with experience taking care of people with hcv so you can take advantage of the revolution in drug development against this disease. ...Read more
Is it possible to catch viral gastroenteritis whilst currently infected with cold virus? If so is that a dangerous combination?
Multiple Virus: Yes, you certainly can be infected with multiple viral infections at once. Whether or not it is dangerous depends on the specific viral infections. Generally, a cold and gastrointestinal virus at the same time are not dangerous. They are however, very uncomfortable for the person who has them at the same time. The biggest threat is dehydration. Seek care if that is occurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, it does. It's dangerous infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is a sty contagious? If stys form because of staph, can someone else get a staph infection or MRSA by being in contact with someone with a sty?
Can be: General contact is not enough, but if secretions from that eye are transferred to another person they can get an infection. Understand that styles are not generally infectious, but result when the oil producing glands in the lid get obstructed, and expand because they can not empty themselves and may actually split open, releasing the oil the produce into the soft tissues of the lid. ...Read more
TB IS NOT HEREDITARY: if you are worried about TB or tuberculosis then it is definitely not genetically transmitted nor is it a hereditary disease. It is an infection caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria and is eminently treatable - especially if it caught early. U should be under close follow up and medications are long term - for months. Take them regularly otherwise the bacteria can become resuistant. ...Read more