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Is The Stapah Infection Related With The Marsa Infection
Same bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus (commonly referred to as staph) is a kind of bacteria that causes multiple infections (skin, heart etc.) it is treated with antibiotics (such as penicillins) but with time and because of widespread use of antibiotics, it has become resistant to penicillin (methicillin to be more precise). Therefore, the acronym MRSA refers to methicillin resistant staph aureus. ...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 was diagnosed with vegetative dystonia And i have sexual risk And all HIV test after 3 months is negative
Can this be related with HIV infection?
Mind meets body: I would not accept the diagnosis of "vegetative dystonia" except from somebody that I really trusted. Here in the US it's considered a "fringe" diagnosis given to people who are emotionally troubled -- often in rough life situations or who've been through terrible times -- and best Rx'd though learning new life skills & help with coping effectively. It's not caused by HIV. ...Read more
After c/s of my semen is infected by klebsiella pneumoniae.Is it related with c.trachomatis or different infection?Is it curable?
Different infection: Klebsiella pneumoniae is a different organism from Chlamydia trachomatis and may require 2 different antibiotics to treat and cure both infections. Would follow up with your doctor for further treatment options. ...Read more
Please tell me styes and sinus infection arent related with mucormycosis. Wierd smell in nose. Reaccurent styes. Fatigue. Weakness. Why?
Probably not: Mucormycosis is a serious, potentially fatal infection, which is typically seen in ill individuals, particularly very poorly-controlled diabetics. Sinus infections, in general, can cause "weird" smell sensations. Styes are relatively common blockages of oil glands in the eyelids. Fatigue and weakness are non-specific symptoms. In any case, i would recommend seeing a doctor. ...Read more
Immune deficiency: Hiv stands for human immunodeficiency virus. This is the cause of aids. It is transmitted by intimate contact, either sexually, by blood or tissue transfer, by mothers to their fetus or newborn. Early onset illness may present in various forms, often as a mononucleosis-like syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urinary infection: Symptoms include burning pain on urination, frequent urination &/or sudden urgency, foul smelling urine, possibly blood in urine &/or some wetting. You need to get your urine tested for infection, see a health care professional for antibiotics and drink plenty of water. Burning on urination can be helped by taking Pyridium (phenazopyridine) available otc at pharmacy. It only relieves symptoms & is not a cure. ...Read more
Depends where: It depends what part of the body is infected. If in the lungs cough, sputum, chest pain and shortness of breath would be the symptoms. The classic signs of inflammation and infection are redness, swelling and pain. Fever, malaise, arthralgias and myalgias are also frequent symptoms when infected. ...Read more
Stopping infections: First of all, prevention is key: wash hands, get vaccinated; antimicrobial prophylaxis when appropriate. If infection is present treatment depends on the site and the organism. Serious infection may need antimicrobial agents. Skin infection may need incision ; drainage; deep soft tissue may need surgery; foreign body removal (catheters/joints), drainage. Blood stream infection need antibiotics. ...Read more
Wash hands!: You will never be able to prevent all infections, but that's ok. As long as your child has a normal immune system, he/she will be able to handle most infections. Make sure your child gets all the recommended vaccinations! When around other sick kids, make sure to wash hands. Many doctors think your immune system being exposed to antigens may actually be beneficial. Doctors are always there to help ...Read more
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