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Klebsiella Ornithinolytica Treatment
Rare: Raoultella ornithinolytica (formerly Klebsiella ornithinolytica) is a gram-negative aerobic bacillus in the family Enterobacteriaceae. This species has been related to histamine-producing bacteria causing subsequent fish poisoning (5). R. ornithinolytica has also been isolated from dentin of infected root canals (8). However, human infections caused by bacteria of the genus Raoultella are infreque ...Read more
Uncommon microbe: This is a distant relative of E coli, a bacterium. Your physician knows how to treat it. ...Read more
What is raoultella ornithinolytica? My father contracted it when getting a m.R.I. From another hospital.
Rare human infection: It is rare for humans to get an infection with this bacteria. It is a gram negative bacillus and is found in some fish and insects. It is an aquatic areas. This bacteria can convert histadine to histamine in some fish. This can lead to red or flushed skin when there is an infection with this bacteria. ...Read more
Varies: This varies depending on the sensitivity result which is usually given whenever the culture is done. Whatever medication the organism is sensitive to, is what should be used for treatment ...Read more
I am having recurrent klebsiella infections after cdiff / treatment. Can my family get this from me? I am now on methanmine to keep them at bay.
What is the treatment for e. Coli and klebsiella pneumoniae dx on a urine culture for elderly female?
It depends: More information will be needed to answer your question. Is the elderly female symptomatic? (fever, urinary complain, etc). Depending on her clinical presentation, treatment will vary from no treatment (asymptomatic) to oral or IV antibiotic (if symptomatic or life threatening) ...Read more
Is klebsiella pneumoniae (found in urine culture) contagious? Is it possible to keep him at home and do the treatment?
Klebsiella Oxytoca and Enterobacter Cloacae found in scalp culture. Diagnosed a Folliculitis, what treatment would you suggest? Thanks
Treatment will depend on several factors (and varies from no treatment to IV antibiotic therapy).
1. How severe is the scalp infection?
2. what are the antibiotic sensitivities to the bacteria?
3. Are there systemic symptoms (like fever, chills, malaise?).
4. Medication allergies? ...Read more
Is it possible that a man living long time with klebsiella pneumoniae without treatment. Is this infection automatically gone like c.trachomatis?
it can go away, automatically
the question needs to be refined for clarity ...Read more
What causes UTI in male teenager? And is trimethoprim effective treatment for eliminating klebsiella species causing UTI?
Usually?: Often male UTIs are a marker of an STD, poor personal (/penile) hygiene, or a known anatomic variance that interferes with urinary flow/clearance, or diabetes with poor control (causing sugar in urine). Consider above and address which most likely fits your situation. If UTI recurs, discuss above with Dr, as more testing may be needed. As long as not resistant, trimethoprim OK for klebsiella. ...Read more
Urinalysis:ESBL Klebsiella pneumoniae 1K-9K CFU/mL suscept to ertapenem, imipenem, piperacillin/tazo. Get treatment? Or could this resolve on its own?
UTI: May get better on its own or you may die of gram negative sepsis or wipe out your kidneys. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
Maybe: Klebsiella pneumoniae can usually be treated with antibiotics. Levofloxacin is one antibiotic that may work. There are some strains of this bacteria that are resistant to almost all antibiotics. If you had a culture done that grew this organism, then the lab should have also done sensitivities. Ask your doctor to check them. ...Read more
Once hospital treatment for klebsiella pneumonia is completed, can it be transmitted to a partner via kissing or other sexual activity?
It's Ok...: K. Pneumoniae is actually a normal part of your gut flora. In your case, you have been treated because this bavteria was found in a part of your body it should not have been inhabiting (the lungs). Therefore, as long as it is not one of these bacteria that has become highly resistant to several types of antibiotics, then transmission to your partner is not w major issue. ...Read more
After having cdiff/treatment I went from ecoli to klebsiella utis that are persistent. How can I rid my colon of heavy kleb without antibiotics?
Probiotics: Taking probiotics may help providing proper intestinal flora. ...Read more
For sea sickness:
dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is the most commonly used one. Other are Diphenhydramine (benadryl) and meclizine.
In order to prevent sea sickness you need to take them before you start feeling sick, preferably before you get on a boat. Meclizine has less of a drowsiness effect, the rest may make you drowsy. ...Read more
1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10, 000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more
Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some of the more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more
Acid Reflux in Kids: I assume you mean diagnosed acid reflux disease? Read this==>http://www. Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/reflux-infants-children. This is unusual in children and can be caused by a variety of causes that are not in play in adults, so that the treatments may be different. In addition, there is some controversy about decreasing acid production for the long term. See your pediatrician. ...Read more
Pump the stomach: Patient is brought to treatment quickly after the overdose, the doctor may choose to “pump” the stomach, either by inducing vomiting with a medication or by giving the patient activated charcoal, which prevents the body from absorbing darvon. Activated charcoal is highly effective, reducing toxic absorption by up to 60%. Activated charcoal absorbs chemicals throughout the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more
Therapy vs repair: Not all rotator cuff tears are treated the same. Factors such as age of patient, age of the tear, size of tear, location of the tear, and most importantly the symptoms of the patient all help determine the best course of treatment. A trial of nonoperative management with therapy and perhaps an injection is the usual 1st line of treatment. Surgery may be indicated if nonoperative treatment fails. ...Read more
Call 911: Ami (acute myocardial infarction) is an emergency. You would not want to be calling your friends or paging through the phone book volume are having a myocardial infarction. Every minute is important. The fastest way to get to the hospital emergency room quickly is to call 911. ...Read more
Education: Educating yourself about treatment, its course, goals, medications used and participating fully in any rehabilitation is vital. It provides sense of control. Asking questions is another way to contribute to your own treatment just like the good question you've asked here. ...Read more
Aspirin: Still's disease is a form of arthritis that is acute and may affect organs other than the joints. Its childhood counterpart is juvenile rheumatoid (idiopathic) arthritis. Aspirin & nsaid's are treatments to start with. Occasionally Prednisone or chemotherapeutic agents are used in severe cases. See: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000450.Htm. ...Read more
Achalasia,: As you know, is a weakness of the peristaltic action of the esophagus propelling food into the stomach. Most cases can be treated satisfactorily with medications, usually calcium channel blockers, nitrates or vasodilators. Dilating the esophagus with an endoscope can also be done. The most difficult cases require surgery: myotomy which involves cutting the muscle. See a Gastroenterologist first. ...Read more
Unclear: It is unclear what you mean by a deformed duodenal bulb. Without knowing the test results and how the radiologist described the abnormality in your duodenum it is hard to answer your question. Please see your doctor for a more detailed answer. ...Read more
PENIS: There is no treatment for it. As long as functionally it is ok and you do not have deformity, no intervention needs to be done. How ever you should see a urologist if you still want a second opinion. ...Read more
No Rx required: If you don't have a partner and aren't bringing about your own ejaculations on your own during the day, this is going to happen to you. There's nothing unhealthy about it, and in fact it lets your know that you've got the healthy body that a grown man should have. Talk with some other grown men about this side of your life -- maybe even dad. ...Read more