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Salmonella Cause Infertility
Salmonella bacteria: Salmonella is a bacteria. In the United States, it is the most common cause of foodborne illness. Salmonella occurs in raw poultry, eggs, beef, and sometimes on unwashed fruit and vegetables. About 40, 000 cases of salmonellosis are reported in the United States annually. ...Read more
Chance is higher:
One study* suggested that having had salmonella or campylobacter gastroenteritis almost triples the likelihood of developing Crohn's disease. The reason behind it is unclear-we cannot necessarily say it 'causes' it at this time.
(* Gradel KO et al, "Increased short- & long-term risk of inflammatory bowel disease after salmonella or campylobacter gastroenteritis." Gastroenterology. 2009;137 (2):495. ...Read more
If severe infection.: Any severe infection during pregnancy can cause fetal loss. Salmonella is certainly able to do that if high fever, profuse diarrhea and dehydration ensue. Care with your obstetrician, a maternal-fetal medicine and and infectious disease specialist should help you avoid this adverse outcome. ...Read more
The most usual: salmonella pathogen is salmonella enterica, subtypes of which cause food poisoning. Salmonella typhimurium causes gastrointestinal symptoms when the bacteria is ingested typically from contamination from diseased poultry, hogs and cattle or fecal contamination from food handlers. So the mayonnaise/potato salad source would not be expected for this organism. Hope this is helpful:) ...Read more
Yes!: It can cause heart muscle damage thus elevated troponin. ...Read more
Yes it can: If an infective agent travels to the blood stream and spreads, it could cause what is called sepsis. With sepsis the body is greatly challenged to fight the infection. In severe cases the patient may go into multi-organ failure, shock, or even death. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Mo: Not likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
How true that eating raw rice can cause harmful bacteria in the body like salmonella? Is there really side effect of taking raw rice?
Not really: Any food can be contaminated with bacterial pathogens but commercially purchased rice is not likely to be any more dangerous than any other product. Certainly, if taken directly from a rice paddy in countries in which human excrement is used as fertilizer, this may create a risk. ...Read more
Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?
Can salmonella poisoning cause pain in the lower left abdomen near your belly button as well as abdominal bloating?
Salmonella: Yes on both counts.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can chronic salmonella typhoid cause migratory joint pain? I never had acute illness. Joint and muscle pain comes and goes and is migratory.
Migratory joint pain: Studies show that a migratory polyarthritis has a panoply of causes. A careful history and physical exam are indicated promptly. Typhoid fever could cause a reactive arthritis but several questions need to be asked over a series of visits and lab tests to determine your diagnosis. Several etiologies including vascular, infectious, inflammatory, autoimmune, metabolic, idiopathic, neoplastic, etc. ...Read more
Yes: I would say this is actually fairly common and may even be expected. Presumably you were treated with antibiotics. This in itself can cause stomach upset and combined with the illness can alter your intestinal "flora" (the normal bacteria that live in your bowels). Bland diet, advance to regular diet slowly. Consider a Pro-biotic supplement. Any worsening, seek further evaluation. ...Read more