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Doctor insights on: People With Chronic Bacterial Skin Infection Typically Have What Symptoms

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People with chronic bacterial skin infection typically have what symptoms?

People with chronic bacterial skin infection typically have what symptoms?

Pus, swelling: There will be skin infection around hair follicles varying in size from pimple to large abscess. Typically this is caused by staph or strep. It requires antibiotics and recurrence rate can be decreased by antibacterial soap such as lever 2000, phisohex, phisoderm, hibicleans.S periodic baths with dilute clorox 1 cup per tub will decrease bacteria. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Infection (Definition)

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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What symptoms are typically associated with staph infections?

What symptoms are typically associated with staph infections?

Symptoms: Redness, swelling and heat. There may be papules or streaks extending from a central area of reddness. ...Read more

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People with trichomoniasis typically have what symptoms?

People with trichomoniasis typically have what symptoms?

Gals itchy, pain: Women can feel pain during sex, feel itchy inner thighs/vulva/vagina, or notice a funny smell or a thin green-yellow discharge from their vagina. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and mucus appearance due to fungal lung infection (vs. Bacterial or viral)? How are fungal lung infections diagnosed?

What are the symptoms and mucus appearance due to fungal lung infection (vs. Bacterial or viral)?  How are fungal lung infections diagnosed?

Diagnosis: Mucus appearance does not give us diagnosis nor really give us a clue as to type of most of the time even the presence of infection. Lung infections with fungi are diagnosed when a person who had been to an area endemic for a fungus presents with symptoms, cxr taken, some clues are seen, and either a titer (blood reaction) or sputum by expectoration or fob, stains positive and grows the fungus. ...Read more

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What symptoms do people with chronic bronchitis usually have?

What symptoms do people with chronic bronchitis usually have?

Cough ,phlegm: Could be from smoking or other irritants, associated with sinuses too, and mainly smoking.Good time to quit. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Chronic Fungal Infection in ear.Does it differ from acute infection?

What are the symptoms of Chronic Fungal Infection in ear.Does it differ from acute infection?

See a dermatologist: Common reasons for recurrent/ persistent itch, flaking, redness in external ear include allergy to neomycin in ear drops, use of irritant such as peroxide, seborrheic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis. Chronic fungus infection is very unlikely. ...Read more

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What our risks and symptoms related to prolonged bacterial infection that is systemic from tooth abscess and infections. Over 2 years?

Lots of risks: Having a long standing infection untreated in your body is not a good thing. You need to get rid of the infections- either via extractions or root canal treatment. If left untreated, the bacteria can enter the bloodstream ; cause septicemia- blood poisoning. This can lead to heart issues and in rare situations death. Dental infections need to be treated. ...Read more

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What symptoms usually go along with chronic granulomatous disease?

What symptoms usually go along with chronic granulomatous disease?

Severe infections: This disease affects the immune system so that they are unable to fight off common germs and get very sick from infections that would be mild in healthy people. These severe infections can include skin or bone infections and abscesses in internal organs (lungs, liver, brain). Children with this disease are healthy at birth but usually develop severe infections in infancy or early childhood. ...Read more

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How often is there a secondary bacterial infection when people have a cold?

How often is there a secondary bacterial infection when people have a cold?

Good ?: The viral infection in upper airways may cause swelling of the draining passages of your sinuses, so after a few days bacteria may overgrowth in some people. ...Read more

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Can a person with ulcerative collitis develop pelvic inflamation diseases? What are its symptoms?

Yes, different organ: Ulcerative colitis effects the colon and rectum. Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) effects the uterus and fallopian tubes. These organs are next to each other so symptoms can be similar. Also, the immune system suppressing medications that help control ulcerative colitis can make it easier to have other infections, such as pid. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with a kidney infection?

What are the symptoms associated with a kidney infection?

Pain / fever: Pain in the kidney area and fever are suggestive of pyelonephritis. This can be a very serious infection causing other systemic signs such as nausea, weakness, lightheadedness, etc. This type of infection is diagnosed with a urine culture, some blood work and occasionally radiology examination. It might require IV or long term oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have chronic sinus infections with no nose/throat symptoms?

Is it possible to have chronic sinus infections with no nose/throat symptoms?

Maybe: The most common symptoms are nasal congestion and drainage. Pain is down the list a way. Loss of sense of smell is the most reliable symptom. I sometimes have seen patients who's only symptom is ear pain, and could only make the diagnosis by doing a nasal endoscopy and seeing pus dripping over the eustachian tube opening in the back of the nose. See an ENT and have a nasal endoscopy. ...Read more

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Is chronic tonsillitis contagious? If you have chronic tonsillitis can other people get it?

Is chronic tonsillitis contagious? If you have chronic tonsillitis can other people get it?

The : The short answer- possibly. A person with chronic tonsillitis that is caused by group a strep is contagious until they are 24 hours into a course of antibiotics. A person with chronic tonsillitis that is caused by other conditions such as acid reflux or enlarged tonsils is not contagious. As you may have guessed, the only way to find the answer is to see the doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Henry Bloom
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Bacterial Skin Infection (Definition)

Impetigo is a condition in which a person has a rash that is reddened and has some oozing which forms a golden drying crust on top. The rash is a bacterial infection, and it is contagious from ...Read more


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more