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Spleen Removed Catch Streptococcus Pneumonia
Is a group of bacteria that grown in long chains of cocci (round cells). They are classified in part by whether they hemolyze sheep red blood cells completely, partial or not at all. The beta (complete) hemolysis ones are further classified by their capsules and the prototype is group a streptococci, that cause strep throat and rheumatic fever. The Alpha (partial) ...Read more
Can the pneumonia shot make one feel better after a severe case of mono three months ago. Had very low immunity to streptococcus pneumonia.
If you have an...: Infected joint which causes joint redness, swelling and pain it must be treated promptly with drainage and antimicrobials. ...Read more
Can't streptococcus cause pneumonia too? And if so my doc put me on azythromiycin will this treat bacterial pneumonia?
My 15 yr had a bad case of mono 3 mos. Ago. So sick ever since with severe head pressure test revealed low immunity streptococcus pneumonia ?!
After having streptococcus pneumoniae infection, would i need a pneumonia shot or flu shot to prevent from getting this germ in my blood again?
4 year old girl with streptococcus pneumonia with septic shock. What is the survival chance ? Blood transfusions , glucose levels high 300s, low potas
Pneumococ. pneumonia: I am so sorry to hear about your daughter's critical illness. The mortality rate in septic shock is very high but let me give you some pointers about the condition. My search (chest. 2004;126(1) tells me that septic shock occurring within 24 hrs of admission is worse but has 63% chance of recovery compared to 88% if onset was after 24 hrs. We need lots of prayers and hope for her recovery. ...Read more
I am having my spleen removed with a cyst. Dr says he is trying lapro but i will have a 4 inch incisions to pull it out. How long will my recovery ?
Splenectomy: You really should discuss this with the surgeon....Make sure you are not the first patient he/she will be doing the procedure on. Additionally, laproscopic procedures tend to have faster recovery times, but once again, you must discuss this with the surgeon. ...Read more
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