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Are there any home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with e. Coli bacteria?

Are there any home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with e. Coli bacteria?

No: Please see your doctor for a proper treatment and to prevent damage to your kidneys. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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Are bacterial infections worse for a newborn?

Are bacterial infections worse for a newborn?

Depends: Bacterial infections are bad. When they get into the brain, blood etc. It can be very bad.The problem is that in newborns you don't always see the signs that something bad is going on like you would see in someone older, so you don't always know whether a newborn is very sick or a little sick, so we wind up treating sick newborns as if they have something life threatening until we know they don't. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with ecoli bacteria?

Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with ecoli bacteria?

Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read more

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I have recurring bladder infections and am becoming very resistant to all of the antibiotics. Are there any alternate remedies for these infections?

I have recurring bladder infections and am becoming very resistant to all of the antibiotics. Are there any alternate remedies for these infections?

Recurring UTI: Frequency of sexual intercourse is the strongest predictor. Women with recurrent symptomatic urinary tract infections can be treated with continuous or postcoital prophylactic antibiotics; other treatment options include self-started antibiotics, cranberry products, and behavioral modification. There may be an anatomical problem. I strongly suggest seeing your Gyn for an exam. ...Read more

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White cells found in routine urine test. Continual yeast infections and on antibiotics for skin cellulitis every 6 weeks. No other symptoms. ?

White cells found in routine urine test. Continual yeast infections and on antibiotics for skin cellulitis every 6 weeks. No other symptoms. ?

Pyuria: Recurrent yeast infections and Pyuria (white cells in urine) without symptoms is likely due the repeated use of antibiotics. Probiotic use after antibiotic treatment may help withe prevention of yeast infection. If you have no symptoms of a urine infection, then antibiotic treatment for the infection may not be necessary, ...Read more

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What are treatments for a continuous yeast infections?

What are treatments for a continuous yeast infections?

Vaginal yeast infect: Diflucan (fluconazole) taken by mouth seems to work very well. Vaginal suppositiories are also available. ...Read more

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Cure for frequent heat boils in nose?

Cure for frequent heat boils in nose?

Nose infection: Boils in the nose-- technically the nares, or opening parts of the nose are almost always due to Staph infection. Specifically that's Staphylococcus aureus which can be resistant to antibiotics (MRSA). You should limit any trauma (don't pull out nose hairs-- clip instead). Try Mupirocin ointment 3x a day for 3 to 5 days. If that doesn't help, seek help as infections of the face can be dangerous. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for preventing or curing bacterial infections after tooth extraction?

What are some natural remedies for preventing or curing bacterial infections after tooth extraction?

Infections are rare: Bacterial infections are quite infrequent following extraction as the source of the infection is the tooth, which was removed. As long as the patient is not immune compromised (ie. Diabetes, hiv, chemotherapy) the body should clear any residual infection by itself. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with a high colony count of >10 of ecoli bacteria?

Can you suggest some home remedies for curing a urinary tract infection with a high colony count of >10 of ecoli bacteria?

Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read more

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What would be some causes for frequent yeast infections?

Frequent yeast infec: There's no easy answer to this question. Partner harboring yeast but not being treated for that is often the case. Co-existence of other infections such as bacterial vaginosis which may not be identified is another issue. Using tampons and certain hygiene products that may be offensive to the vagina may predispose women to recurrences. ...Read more

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Are there other infections responsable for cryptic tonsils(without pus) besides streptococcus ?

Are there other infections responsable for cryptic tonsils(without pus) besides streptococcus ?

Not infections: It is really just like craters or divots in the tonsils that collect particles , it is not infectious. They are harmless but can be bothersome if you feel them. Sometimes you can pick them out our your dentist or doctor can. Be careful not to hurt yourself. It does not cause strep throat. ...Read more

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Which natural remedies are there for a sinus infection?

Which natural remedies are there for a sinus infection?

Salt Water: Nasal saline flushes either with a neti pot or a rinse bottle is probably the single best non-pharmaceutical remedy for sinusitis. Many of my patients also get benefit from steam showers and warm compresses on the face or forehead. ...Read more

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Frequent sinus infections! need OTC treatment?

Frequent sinus infections! need OTC treatment?

Limit exposures: Several things contribute to chronic sinus problems. Most issues are not truly infections, but usually more congestion. Avoid smoking and smoke exposure, explore allergies, consider nasal saline irrigation, and avoiding dairy products for 2 weeks (most adults have some version of milk allergy).Sometimes, recurrent issues can be from lacking some immunologic factors(iga, etc) may help identify. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies that can treat a bacterial lung infection?

Are there home remedies that can treat a bacterial lung infection?

Your telephone: Use it to call your doctor, and make an apointment to see them. Only in person can your doctor really determine whether it is likely to be a bacterial infection, reassure you if its not, and give you antibiotics if (and only if) they feel you need them. ...Read more

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Can you explain the difference between chronic yeast infections and recurring yeast infection? & Which one needs prolonged treatment (6months-1year)?

TomaytoTomatoPotayto: For practical purposes there is no difference. If you want to get picky chronic means all the time and recurring means it comes and goes (with therapy or without). Either could require prolonged therapy but it depends on where the infection is and a lot of other things to consider. But as far as therapy goes, you'd probably need prolonged therapy for either a chronic or recurring infection ...Read more

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Persistent green/yellow, malodorous, waxy mucus with intermittent sinus pain. Possible infection? Effective home care method? Chlorhexidine solution?

Persistent green/yellow, malodorous, waxy mucus with intermittent sinus pain. Possible infection? Effective home care method? Chlorhexidine solution?

Sinusitis: Sounds like an antibiotic may be necessary. Try using sterile saline nasal irrigations twice daily and get plenty of sleep to enhance your immune function. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes for recurring bacterial infections?

A few: More commonly maybe the initial infection was never killed off properly, maybe, the host environment is conducive for bacterial growth, maybe the bacteria was resistent to the initial treament....Area of the infection is not kept clean.....To name a few. ...Read more

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Do children with Chronic benign neutrophenia also have problem fighting viral infections or have problem only fighting bacterial infections?

Do children with Chronic benign neutrophenia also have problem fighting viral infections or have problem only fighting bacterial infections?

Bacterial only: Unless there is an additional immune disorder affecting lymphocytes, one would expect a person with chronic benign neutropenia to have more problems with recurrent bacterial infections and be able to respond normally to viral infections. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to cure a urinary tract infection or kidney infections?

Are there natural ways to cure a urinary tract infection or kidney infections?

Antibiotics: Confirm UTI with urinalysis and get urine culture & sensitivities. Initiate course of antibiotics such as bactrim, Macrodantin or Cipro (ciprofloxacin) whilst awaiting culture report. Switch antibiotics if bacteria are resistant. Also advise liberal fluid intake, preferably water plus urinate every 2 - 3 hours. I also prescribe pyridium, if necessary, to relieve symptoms of burning on urination if severe. ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more