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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 a fungal infection a yeast infection? Or are there different types of fungal infections. I'm referring to a fungal infection of the mouth.
Not quantified: Secondary bacterial infections are common enough to make most of the lists of complications of ebv that leads to infectious mononucleosis, but i could not find that a case rate had been published at this time (i.e. A percentage of cases that develop secondary infections). The illness does cause relative immune compromise through splenic inflammation and neutropenia in some cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dental infection: Yes, it could if it is bad enough. It could also cause a red rash or line in the area which is usually very serious. Once this happens the bacteria is spreading throughout the body causing septicemia and can even cause death from septic shock. If you are on antibiotics for the infection, your itching and rash could be a side effect of the antibiotics. I would seek care from your dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It does.: Local anesthetics set off the nerves they are putting to sleep. There is an initial sensation as the nerve discharges, but then it can't recharge and remains asleep. Injection pain can be reduced with slow injection and buffering the ph of the anesthetic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, it is possible: Inserting a foreign body into a human body may bring risk of complications and dental local anesthesia is not an exception. It is very rare complication. However, infection in administrating dental local anesthesia may occur due to preventable or unpreventable circumstances. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many bacterial: infections can be treated with antibiotics. However, some infective agents may be drug resistant. ...Read more
Yes: Sepsis is the body's generalized inflammatory response to a specific infection. The infection can be in the lung, the blood, the kidney/bladder, or anywhere else. The infection could be bacterial or fungal. It is the body's inflammatory response that defines sepsis (and septic shock), not the infection itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mostly Bacterial: Bacteria are much more common, especially ecoli. Viruses are the rare cause of bladder infection in an immunocompetent person, while they are increasing among immunocompromised patients especially in hemorrhagic cystitis, a type of bladder inflammation. Bk virus, adenovirus, and cytomegalovirus are the main ones. No matter what, bacterial bladder infection is much more common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do inhaled corticosteroids increase susceptibility to fungal/bacterial resp. infections (besides candida)? Environmental mold, or healthcare exposure?
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