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Will gonorrhea make me sterile?

Will gonorrhea make me sterile?

Maybe: Gonorrhea can infect a woman's uterus, cervix, and fallopian tubes, leading to ectopic pregnancies and infertility. Avoiding multiple sexual partners, avoiding std's, and treating any symptoms promptly are good ways to prevent complications from gonorrhea infections. ...Read more

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Will a wound make staphylococcus aureus worse?

Will a wound make staphylococcus aureus worse?

Reverse is true: Staph. Is a very common bacteria found in our everyday environment. Some people even carry it in their nose and don't even know it! it doesn't become a problem until it gets into a break on the skin and causes infection. An infected wound won't heal until the body's immune system can kill and remove all bacteria which is dramatically improved with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can streptococcal infections make me sterile?

Can streptococcal infections make me sterile?

No: Streptococcal bacteria infections commonly cause strep throat, but do not make people sterile. Even the group b streptococcus that can infect pregnant women and their newborns is not known to cause sterility. ...Read more

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Will chlamydia make me sterile?

Will chlamydia make me sterile?

Possibly: If chlamydia is left untreated, the infection spread can to the fallopian tubes and uterus. This infection causes scarring and block the tubes, causing infertility. Each time you are infected, your infertility risk increases. ...Read more

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How do you get MRSA staph infection in nursing home?

How do you get MRSA staph infection in nursing home?

MRSA: Mrsa is a form of staphylococcus bacteria that is resistant to a specific group of antibiotics. It is prevalent in all settings, not only the nursing home. Many people are colonized with the bacteria; this does not mean they are infected. Make sure that you do your best to wash your hands as frequently as possible. ...Read more

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Can Scrotal Cellulitis make you Sterile?

Can Scrotal Cellulitis make you Sterile?

Almost certainly not: Cellulitis is a skin infection and generally doesn't penetrate below skin level. Therefore, it is unlikely your scrotal contents (testicles, blood vessels, sperm tubes) will be harmful, except maybe in unusually severe infections. Check with your doctor, but probably there is no reason to worry about your fertility. ...Read more

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What cleansers are effective for cleaning and sterilizing my cpap mask and tubing to kill MRSA so I won't be colonized again?

What cleansers are effective for cleaning and sterilizing  my cpap mask and tubing to kill MRSA so I won't be colonized again?

Dilute bleach: A 1:10 dilution of bleach bottle is inexpensive and effective. Cleaning solutions other than soap and water may decrease the lifespan of your equipment, so more frequent replacement may be necessary. ...Read more

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Will chemotherapy make you sterile?

Will  chemotherapy make you sterile?

Maybe: Chemo can definitely reduce fertility. I discuss fertility with all patients of childbearing age, and offer sperm banking to men, and referral to a fertility expert for egg harvest for women. Menstruation after chemo is generally a marker for fertility. Chemo can induce damage to the genes in sperm and eggs, and patients shouldn't conceive during chemo due to risk of birth defects. ...Read more

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How to avoid getting MRSA and mssa?

How to avoid getting MRSA and mssa?

Usually Benign Bact: Staphylococcus aureus frequently present skin & respiratory tract, especially nose. Mrsa merely means resistant multiple abs, non-res ones dominate. Control of bacteria, as with all, a function of immune system. Sa most commonly a commensal bacteria, but reality not good for marketing fear. Dietary choices, activities, emotions, any internal control affecting staph & immune function can change. ...Read more

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Could chlamydia make me sterile?

Could chlamydia make me sterile?

Maybe: This germ can strike the sensitive areas within your fallopian tubes and make your chance of natural conception less likely. Your obgyn can do some testing to see if these have been effected. If they have, and you still have healthy ovaries, you could have kids using the assistance of ivf to bypass the problem. ...Read more

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Do i need to treat my minor, reoccurring MRSA lesions with an antibiotic? Currently using hibiclens and antibacterial soap. Currently treating the MRSA lesions with hibiclens and dial antibacterial soap. Letting the lesions drain and keeping them covered.

No.: Firstly, do you know that you have mrsa, have you had a wound culture? If not you cannot assume that you have mrsa. If you do have a positive culture then the MRSA will show a sensitivity to a specific antibiotic. Most skin infections will clear without antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to disinfect toys of germs like streptococcus, staph, etc? Some disinfectant wipes smell strong. What else kills these germs that's not so harsh?

How to disinfect toys of germs like streptococcus, staph, etc? Some disinfectant wipes smell strong. What else kills these germs that's not so harsh?

What kind of toys?: If the toys are washable, putting them through the washer will cleanse those. If these are plastic or other hard surface, you may clean those with soap and water. Please note that you may be trying to sterilize the environment for your child and that is not necessarily a good thing. You may consult this site for related info: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2841828/ ...Read more

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Is hand soap effective at removing germs to wash dishes?

Is hand soap effective at removing germs to wash dishes?

Yes: Hand washing with use of a soap or detergent can be effective in removing germs. Also, alcohol based "hand sanitizers" can serve this purpose. ...Read more

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Wound from mole excision is infected. Given Keflex. Best to let wound dry out or keep covered with an antibiotic ointment?

Wound from mole excision is infected. Given Keflex.  Best to let wound dry out or keep covered with an antibiotic ointment?

Either OK: Go with what your health care provider says. They have been most closely associated with your condition. ...Read more

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Do I need to use hot water to kill germs on clothes of dirty kids?

Do I need to use hot water to kill germs on clothes of dirty kids?

Not necessarily: Hot water for whites and if in contaminated areas where infection might be a concern. Generally warm or cold water will clean clothes sufficiently. Vinegar in the last rinse helps kill candida and tea tree oil kills bacteria and yeast as well. Check out dr bronner's soaps. ...Read more

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Will a vaginal infection make you sterile?

Will a vaginal infection make you sterile?

No, not unless STD: The usual vag infection will not , but soemtimes you could have an undiagnosed std by itself or with a benign vaginal infection and if the std like gon, or chly., is untreated and gets up into the uterus and tubes it could make you sterile but in 2012 that should not happen if you see you gyn as your gyn can do a culture for non stds and stds at teh same time. ...Read more

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How to disinfect phones, remotes, tabletops etc when infected with tuberculosis bacteria?

How to disinfect phones, remotes, tabletops etc when infected with tuberculosis bacteria?

No risk, no worry: People never catch TB by contact with phones, remote controllers, tabletops, or other contaminated surfaces. It is transmitted only through the air when the infected person coughts. Just use any standard household cleaner then don't worry about it. ...Read more

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How to disinfect electric beard trimmer, comb, nail clipper and scissors to disinfect the bacteria from folliculitis? I cant afford expensive chemical

How to disinfect electric beard trimmer, comb, nail clipper and scissors to disinfect the bacteria from folliculitis? I cant afford expensive chemical

Below: comb, nail clipper and scissors should be washed, dried and then soaked in alcohol for 1/2 hour. The electric beard trimmer: if possible remove the head and do the same procedure as above. If not removable, clean as good as possible, then use a Qtip and dab the head with alcohol. ...Read more