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Signs of infection after vaginal abrasion and how possible is yeast infection after?

Signs of infection after vaginal abrasion and how possible is yeast infection after?

Genital ulcer?: If "abrasion" means there is a vaginal sore of any kind, see a doctor. The most common cause of new genital ulcer is herpes, even when the apparent cause is injury during sex, like an abrasion. And herpes sometimes causes symptoms similar to yeast. Maybe it's just minor trauma plus yeast, but best not to take chances. Check it out. ...Read more

Dr. Neal Kraus
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Staphylococcal Infection (Definition)

This is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus - and it often is quite dangerous because the organism, the 'germ' has alot of virulence to it... it's very nasty in other words. You can see an ID doc to find out more about Staph infections, since they are experts in diagnosing and treating ...Read more


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Signs of an infection after toenail avulsion?

Signs of an infection after toenail avulsion?

Many: Not typical to have infection but signs would be extreme reddness, a yellow discharge or even green. Swelling around the edge of the nail bed with redness or streaking up the toe or foot would be signs. Hot to touch would be indicative of infection too. If in doubt, see your pcp or surgeon. May need an antibiotic. May be doing fine and you just need some reassurance. Nail it down! ...Read more

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What are some signs of infection after periodontal disease surgery?

What are some signs of infection after periodontal disease surgery?

Several things: Swelling, pain, pus, and redness are the most obvious signs. If you have those signs, contact your dentist who did the surgery. ...Read more

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What is the healing time with staph infection after open heart surgery?

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What is the healing time with staph infection after open heart surgery?

Depends: It depends on how deep the infection is; a superficial infection can often be cleared in a couple of weeks. The deeper the infection, the longer the antibiotic course/risk of complications. The other variable would be if this is a mssa or a MRSA infection, and the choice of antibiotic. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a MRSA infection ?

Not specific: Symptoms will vary with the type of infection and are generally not different than with other similar organisms. If you are referring to skin infections these are usually red, raised, firm and tender to touch and may be capped by a pus pocket. There may be multiple lesions. But remember the same thing can happen with other organisms. ...Read more

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What are the main signs of infection after tonsillectomy?

What are the main signs of infection after tonsillectomy?

Tonsillectomy: Fever, persistent pain, swelling in the area, difficulty swallowing, etc. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of a staph infection of bladder?

What are signs and symptoms of a staph infection of bladder?

Burning,urgency,freq: Dysuria or burning on urination... The need to urinate urgently, urgency... The need to urinate frequently, frequency are the most common signs of a urinary tract infection. If the infection is in the kidney pain in the flank or back, fever and chills are common. ...Read more

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Tooth infection on antibiotics no improvement chance of septacmia or brain infection?

Tooth infection on antibiotics no improvement chance of septacmia or brain infection?

See your dentist: Any other treatment is a temporary relief. A tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head, brain and neck. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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What are the odds of me getting a staph infection after debridement?

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What are the odds of me getting a staph infection after debridement?

Depends: It depends on the quality of sterile technique practiced by your doctor and/or or, as well as if perioperative antibiotics are used, and the duration of time for the debridement. Bedside debridements would be more likely than a true sterile or debridement. ...Read more

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What the signs of a wound infection?

What the signs of a wound infection?

Red, drainage, fever: If a wound has redness, warm to touch, purilent yellow/green drainage, fever, increasing pain, or just fails to heal as expected. ...Read more

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I have thrush after taking ampicillin for infection after surgical removal of a bladder tumor. Is this important?

I have thrush after taking ampicillin for infection after surgical removal of a bladder tumor. Is this important?

Not usually: Thrush is a fungus colonization of the throat. It is caused by the antibiotics you are taking. It usually goes away when off antibitics or an antifungal rinse is taken. ...Read more

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Wondering about signs and symptoms of staph infection?

Wondering about signs and symptoms of staph infection?

Boil,red skin: Most staphylococcus aureus infections are in the skin and subcutaneous tissue. The skin is red, hot, swollen and tender. There could be drainage of pus if the infected area drains. If it's more severe there could be red streaks running up the arm or leg, fever and chills. ...Read more

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After how many days treatement are there no signs and symptoms of a bacterial infection?

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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It's it okay as far are recovery after a surgery of gall bladder removal at the same time treated with a pylori bacteria infection ?

Yes: Other than a local complication from gb surgery which is usually related to problems in gb bed or retained stones from which if slight infection develops requiring antibiotics, being treated for a helicobacter pylori infection would not superimpose problems related to the previous gb surgery. ...Read more

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What are the signs of staph infection in a child?

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Depends: It depends on where the infection is. For example if it is a skin infection, you may have fever, redness, swelling, pain, pus etc. If it is a blood infection, you will have fever, chills, and possibly seeding of the bacteria in other organs, with signs and symptoms specific to that organ. ...Read more

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Is swelling common after removal of infected cyst?

Is swelling common after removal of infected cyst?

Yes: The mild trauma associated with surgical removal will often cause temporary swelling in the area. ...Read more

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Lots of swellinf after a recent knee surgery. Is this swelling usual or a possible sign of infection?

Lots of swellinf after a recent knee surgery. Is this swelling usual or a possible sign of infection?

Yes and no: It depends on the reason for swelling. 1- infection means germs in the area causing the swelling and pain and redness and fever if you have those means you infection, if you do not have those symptoms most likely swelling after the surgery. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Neal Kraus
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Staph Infection (Definition)

An infection caused by bacteria commonly found on the skin ...Read more