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Natural Way To Get Rid Of Bacterial Infections
Natural. Organic.: Hi. Yes, if you're a gambler, you can let your immune system (a righteous li'l system) handle the bacterial infection. Of course there are failures...cholera, plague, leprosy, TB, and on and on. So how's THIS for natural...take something a human scientist developed, and has been shown to be safe and effective. It's so cool, it's almost f*cking ORGANIC! 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
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I need advice on how to get rid of bacterial infections caused by public toilet and am experiencing fishy smell from my vagina?
See a doctor: You have to see a doctor to get an exam and a proper recommendation for treatment. There is no way around it. Read more
Drinking and bacteria: No, in pretty much all cases it's going to not make things any better and probably worse. Very light drinking of red wine may improve bacterial content of your gut but that doesn't have anything to do with an infection. Time and usually the appropriate antibiotic -there are many antibiotics each or for various infections -will help the situation or cure. Read more
How do I know if I have a bacterial infection? Plus is is serious? Please help I'm a little nervous and scared and how do I get rid of it?
Bacterial infection: You should get examined by a doctor who can order a culture and sensitivity if indicated after which the appropriate anti-biotic could be prescribed. It's also possible that a diagnosis could be made by exam alone and antibiotic then prescribed depending on the type of infection you have. Read more
Bacterial vaginosis: There are many different kinds of vaginal bacteria growing in your vagina which are normal and actually protect you. However, bacterial vaginosis (bv for short) is caused by an imbalance of these different kinds of bacteria. The most common is an overgrowth of gardnerella vaginalis. You may have a frothy fishy discharge, partic after sex. Treat with antibiotics. See an ob/gyn. Read more
Bacterial infection: Without knowing the type of infection, its location and the immune status of the infected individual it is impossible to answer specifically, but trying to manage a bacterial infection without physician assessment and treatment with antibiotics is not a good idea. These can become progressively more severe and potentially life-threatening. See a doctor. Read more
I have reacurring bacterial infections I have everything possible to get rid of them. My doctor prescribes me metrodonazole but afterwards it comes?
Is it I'n gut: Do you have infections i'n gut - Metronidazole is usually given for gut infections if so the gut have overgrowth of bad bacteria could be c. Diff or e. Coli. So you need good yeast first given as serrapeptidase medically available as florestor. Once you do this treatment for 2-3 weeks then use kefir or buttermilk daily orally to have good bacteria i'n tummy. Take garlic supplements daily. Read more
Keep clean and dry: Go to high-quality booths and keep your skin clean and dry. Wash immediately after the session. Read more
I know its not efficient, but could you get rid of a bacterial infection by infecting the bacteria with a bacteriophage virus?
Complicated: While the theory sounds good, there are complex issues involved in proving that method of treatment to be more safe and effective than current approved and accepted treatments; those studies have been unsuccessful in that endeavor. Read more
If I have a bacterial infection in my vagina can I take something over-the-counter to get rid of the problem like a probiotic or something?
I have brownish/dark maroon patch on my cheek after a pimple caused most probably by fungal/bacterial infection....how can I get rid of the spot?
Brown spot=No scar: This is the normal skin reaction when healing after inflammation if the patient is tan or has olive or brown skin. Is called PIH. It's not a scar and it willl fade away with time. To speed up the lightening, protect from sun exposure always, and apply twice a day a cream with hydroquinone (never above 4%), glyzirrhiza or licorice glycolic acid or retinoic acid. Read more
How to get rid of a bacterial infection in the vagina that's been going on for over a year? Tried a Yeast/BV med twice, and am now using boric acid.
Good steps: The key is a proper diagnosis. If BV is the problem then there are a variety of treatment protocols for recurrent cases. One trick is to use Nuvaring for birth control. It stabilizes the vaginal ph to 3.5-5.5 which keeps yeast and BV away. This is a nice and not commonly well known side effect. Read more
What to do if I got doxycycline for acne, but will it also get rid of other bacterial infections I may not know about?
What to do if I used doxycycline for acne, but will it also get rid of other bacterial infections I may not know about?
Maybe: Nobody's sure how many people harbor Lyme disease. If you're coming down with Whipple's, it may cure you without knowing. It may also protect you from Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever if you get a tick bite. Beyond this, I can't think of any. Few people harbor unknown bacterial infections like these. Best wishes. Read more
Good hygiene: The best way to prevent bacterial infections, or viral infections, is good hygiene. Wash your hand properly and often. Next come nutrition; your immune system works much better if you give it the proper tools to work with. Next comes sleep; not sleeping properly or enough has been shown to weaken the immune system and increase susceptibility to infections. Read more