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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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can men get yeast and bacterial infections? Will they have symptom?

Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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can men get yeast and bacterial infections? Will they have symptom?

Yeast in males: Men can get genital yeast infections and infection with ureoplasma, bacterial vaginosis as well as trichimoniasis, GC and chlamydia. Yeast can be from partners or if they are diabetic. usually they have discomfort with urination or discharge and should be treated, as should the partners. Sometimes it is difficult to identify the organism and it is called non specific urethritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Bacterial Infections (Definition)

Bacterial infections are any illnesses caused by bacteria, which are tiny organisms that can only be ...Read more


Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
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I'm curious. What symptoms go along with bacterial infections?

Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I'm curious. What symptoms go along with bacterial infections?

It depends on which.: Symptoms depend not only on which bacterial infection it is, but also on where it is and on the age and immune function of the patient. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
44 years in practice
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How long should a bacterial infection last and what are some symptoms?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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How long should a bacterial infection last and what are some symptoms?

No time table: There is very large number of bacterial pathogens that have varying courses, e.g., Meningococcal sepsis can kill in a matter of hours from the start of symptoms, to leprosy that lasts decades. The common symptoms of bacterial infectious are fever, pain, pus formation and impairment of the function of the affected organ. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Breiner
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What are the symptoms of bacterial infection on skin?

Dr. Robert Breiner
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What are the symptoms of bacterial infection on skin?

Red, blisters: A bacterial infection on the skin can take many forms. From a mild, red, slightly painful area to an area of skin which can bright red skin withhave large draining blisters that have a terrible odor. With this type of infection you may even run a fever and feel sick all over. I you have what you think is a skin infection of more than a couple days duration seel medical attention. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Martin Raff
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Can u get bacterial infection in ur vergina from a male?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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Can u get bacterial infection in ur vergina from a male?

Bacterial vaginosis: This is not likely if you are referring to bv. On the other hand, once a woman has acquired this the male partner can have the skin of his penis colonized with the causative bacteria and transmit it back to the woman after she has been treated. It is not, however, considered a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Breiner
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Need signs and symptoms of bacterial infection?

Dr. Robert Breiner
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Need signs and symptoms of bacterial infection?

Location?: You will need to be more specific as to which area of the body you are referring to. One of us can then give you a good answer to your question. Bacteria causes different signs and symptoms in different locations of the body. ...Read more

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Board Certified, Urology
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What are the symptoms of a bacterial infection in bladder?

Dr. Simon Kimm
Board Certified, Urology
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What are the symptoms of a bacterial infection in bladder?

Several symptoms. : The most common symptoms of a bladder infection are pain with urination, low abdominal and pain, frequent urination with occasional sensations of urgency. There is sometimes blood in the urine, and in severe cases, fever and flank pain if the kidney is involved. If you think you have an infection, see your physician who can test your urine and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What are the symptoms of a bacterial infection that I need to look for? And if have a viral what's its symptoms?

Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What are the symptoms of a bacterial infection that I need to look for? And if have a viral what's its symptoms?

It depends: It depends mostly on the site if infection. Ifkr respiratory infections symptoms like fever, sore throat and cough etc are common to both, whereas most runny nose and nasal congestion points to viral than bacterial. If symptoms don't go away in 7-10 days, it generally suggests a bacterial superinfection, for which antibiotics can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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After how many days treatement are there no signs and symptoms of a bacterial infection?

Dr. Charlene Sojico
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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After how many days treatement are there no signs and symptoms of a bacterial infection?

Bacterial infections: Are generally treated with oral antibiotics for 10-14 days . Depends on severity or nature of bacteria, some may require combination antibiotics orally or by injections. Some will clear in a few days and others, much, much longer especially those with complications - it takes weeks or months! early treatment , diagnosis & close follow up highly recommended. ...Read more

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