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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
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
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
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
Yes.: In times of infection or stress, cortisol and catecholamines are released and raise blood sugar levels. Insulin demand is also increased. Therefore, stress or infection can precipitate hyperglycemia, especially in people with Insulin resistance or diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You got me.: I am not sure how they are related unless one is receiving oral sex by someone wearing lipstick. You could ask them to please remove it before they proceed. Otherwise speak with your gynecologist about your concerns. It is always good to use effective hygiene before and after any activity. ...Read more
Please clarify...: ...in what way you feel sensitive to alcohol--symptoms, lab test abnormalities, physical changes, etc. Happy to help if we best understand your concern(s). ...Read more
Is increase in plasma cell 15 percent only related to multiple myloma of other malignancies or infection also?
Myeloma or infection: Multiple myeloma is based on all three of the following for diagnosis: 1) 10% or more monoclonal plasma cells; 2) serum or urine monoclonal protein; 3) organ dysfunction (high serum calcium, high serum creatinine, low hemoglobin, or lytic bone lesions/osteoporosis). If 2) is not present, then bone marrow needs 30% plasma cells. Plasma cells can occur with infections. See a doctor for further help ...Read more
Smoking & sinuses: Smoking definitely increases the incidence of sinus and respiratory tract problems, including infections. Smoke paralyzes the cilia (hair-like structures lining the respiratory tract) so they cannot sweep secretions/mucus/bacteria/viruses out of the system. Saline nasal spray (otc) can help temporarily flush the nasal/sinus passages, but smoking cessation is the definitive treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anything possible: It would be essential to know the entire history, including your underlying medical conditions and what the "groin infection" was. It is conceivable that the rectal condition antedated the groin infection and was its first manifestation. It would also be helpful to have a history of diverticular disease, colitis, sexual preferences and many other factors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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