Top
30
Doctor insights on: Streptococcus Sanguis Treatment

Share
1

1
What is the genus species name for streptococcus? What body system does it affect the most/ is there a treatment or cure?

What is the genus species name for streptococcus? What body system does it affect the most/ is there a treatment or cure?

Numerous: The organism causing strep throat is streptococcus pyogenes. There are many other species of streptococci that can produce a wide variety of diseases in humans, too many to enumerate here. ...Read more

Streptococcus (Definition)

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


2

2
After treatment for streptococcus pneumoniae infection, im wondering do I need to disinfect my home now?

After treatment for streptococcus pneumoniae infection, im wondering do I need to disinfect my home now?

Clean: Doesn't hurt to clean counter tops, tables and door nobs and aeresol the air of the living areas. Same thing a medical assistant does to an exam room inbetween patients. More importantly family and guests should wash hands before eating. ...Read more

3

3
What could result from inadequate therapy for group a streptococcus?

What could result from inadequate therapy for group a streptococcus?

Several Problems: The toxin from beta hemolytic group a strep can attack connective tissues. Acute arthritis, a generalized skin red rash called scarlet fever, rheumatic fever with heart valve damage and acute glomerulonephritis which damages the kidneys. ...Read more

5

5
Streptococcus milleri in the womb/placenta should this have been detected during my pregnancy? Me and baby recieved antibiotic therapy but worried no

Streptococcus milleri in the womb/placenta should this have been detected during my pregnancy? Me and baby recieved antibiotic therapy but worried no

Strep milleri: This organism can be quite malignant, if in fact it is causing infection. It is not possible to tell whether its presence could have been detected earlier without more info on your symptoms and signs. Hope that you and your baby are getting along well and will recover uneventfully from anything this may have caused. ...Read more

7

7
How can you get streptococcus mitis?

Normal flora: Streptococcus mitis is commonly present in the mouth, gastrointestinal tract, female genital tract, and skin. It is part of our "normal flora;" the bacteria that are normally present in human beings. Occasionally, it can cause infection (endocarditis, dental infections, meningitis), but infections are unlikely unless the immune system is depressed. ...Read more

8

8
How do you get streptococcus faecalis?

How do you get streptococcus faecalis?

Normal flora: Enterococcus faecalis is part of your intestinal flora and is an example of several species that cross the line from symbiosis and colonization to pathogenicity and infection under certain circumstances and causes endocarditis, infects root canals, and causes urinary tract infections and sepsis. Many times it is a nosocomial or hospital acquired infection able to elude the immune system and abx. ...Read more

9

9
Where can streptococcus faecalis be found?

Colon: It is part of the normal flora of the human colon. ...Read more

10

10
What is group g streptococcus? Does this infect humans?

Yes: Please consult this site for information on this topic:
https://wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/eid/article/15/6/08-0666_article
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

12

12
What illness is causes by streptococcus pyogenes?

A variety: The most common is strep throat but is a common cause of cellulitis and can cause necrotizing fascititis. ...Read more

13

13
What type of antibody is involved in streptococcus?

What type of antibody is involved in streptococcus?

Many: Streptococcal infection leads to the production of many antibodies. The one commonly used to assess such infection is antibody to Steptolysin O. See this site for more info:
https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003522.htm ...Read more

14

14
Why are streptococcus and lactobacillus so important to humans?

They really aren't: Strep bacteria often hurt us, causing heart infections, rheumatic fever, tooth decay, and soft tissue infections. If you get involved with cults about stool microbes, they'll tell you that you need to eat special foods loaded with these microbes or your normal body flora and overall health will be ruined. This isn't my focus, but most of these claims seem overstated to me. ...Read more

15

15
Dr. Ohira's Probiotic contains Streptococcus. Is this safe to take?

Dr. Ohira's Probiotic contains Streptococcus. Is this safe to take?

Safe and beneficial: The form of streptococcus in many probiotics (and yogurts) is streptococcus thermophilus, considered a friendly bacteria that is a normal part of healthy intestinal flora. This is a very different strain of strep than pathogenic alpha and beta-hemolytic streptococci that cause infections.
See http://www.probiotic.org/streptococcus-thermophilus. Htm ...Read more

16

16
Is the flesh eating streptococcus group a contagious?

Clusters may occur: Certainly group a streptococcus or gas (streptococcus pyogenes) can spread from one person to another, gas clusters of necrotizing fasciitis are uncommon but not unhear of. ...Read more

19

19
Streptococcus bacteria, does it cause bad breath?

Gingivitis: Some streptococcal species may be involved in gingival (gum) infections and these can produce bad breath. This can also result from infections in the sinuses, the back of the throat and other upper respiratory areas. The odor is that of destroyed tissue rather than products produced by the bacteria. ...Read more

20

20
Can any doc tell me what's streptococcus bacteria?

Can any doc tell me what's streptococcus bacteria?

See Below: Streptococcus is a Genus of bacteria that are round in shape and form chains. They stain Gram positive or dark purple on Gram stain. There are many different species of Streptococcus such as S. pyogenes, the cause of Strep throat and the flesh eating bug or necrotizing fasciitis. Strep pneumoniae is a common cause of pneumonia. Different species of Strep colonize the mouth, intestine and vagina. ...Read more

21

21
What are the first symptoms of a streptococcus infection in the bloodstream?

What are the first symptoms of a streptococcus infection in the bloodstream?

Fever: Before streptococcus enters blood stream, there is usually some site in the body that is already infected and fever is a likely early symptom.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

22

22
Can you please tell me the immune response of the body to group a streptococcus?

Can you please tell me the immune response of the body to group a streptococcus?

Strep. Pneumoniae: S. Pneumo is a bacteria that causes the most ear and sinus infections. Some persons who have frequent infections of the ear and sinus (as well as pneumonia) lack antibody protection against this organism and most can be helped with a "pneumonia shot". Lab evaluations for 14 serotypes of s. Pneumo. Can be drawn by any physician to check for this problem. ...Read more

23

23
What is the difference between enterococcus faecalis and streptococcus pneumoniae?

What is the difference between enterococcus faecalis and streptococcus pneumoniae?

A lot of things...: 1. Different genus based on genetics 2. Different reaction when gown on sheep blood agar plates 3. E faecalis is found mostly in stool. 4. E faecalis is associated with healthcare acquire infections, uti's and intra abdominal infections while s. Pneumoniae is associated with pbeumonias, meningitis, and blood stream infections. ...Read more

24

24
If you have an infected with streptococcus pneumoniae, where is it found in the body?

If you have an infected with streptococcus pneumoniae, where is it found in the body?

Mostly lung.: The organism is a classical cause of bacterial pneumonia primarily but remains the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in adults. A vaccine, in fact, several vaccines exist. ...Read more

25

25
My child each year become infected with beta-hemolytic streptococcus, how can you immunize?

My child each year become infected with beta-hemolytic streptococcus, how can you immunize?

Not Yet: There is currently no vaccine avalable, although research is progressing. Only antibiotic therapy is available for proper treatment ...Read more

26

26
Group b streptococcus? No heath problems, urine sample may be contaminated? I'm 19 yrs old?

Group b streptococcus? No heath problems, urine sample may be contaminated? I'm 19 yrs old?

Little concern: Group b strep is a very common bacteria in the vaginal tract that can sometimes be seen in the urine. It only becomes an issue when you become pregnant in which case you will need to be monitored. ...Read more

27

27
If streptococcus mutans was found in the blood of a person with bacteremia, how would you determine the cause?

Cause of what?: I do not understand your question. The cause of bacteremia is Strep Mutans unless something else comes up. Strep Mutans is found in many different places, but very commonly in the (human) mouth. You can't get rid of it entirely. It causes tooth decay. It can get into the bloodstream from dental cleaning, aggressive flossing/brushing, or small cracks on the lips or tongues (sometimes unnoticeable). ...Read more

28

28
Can streptococcus agalactiae found in ejucalate be cause of my pain during ejucalation and blood in ejucalate?

Can streptococcus agalactiae found in ejucalate be cause of my pain during ejucalation and blood in ejucalate?

Possibly: You should be seen by a urologist. You have an infection in either your prostate or some other area of semen production and you should be fully evaluated to make sure it is treated appropriately and that nothing more serious is in progress. ...Read more

29

29
Was diagnosed with beta hemolytic streptococcus group b and. I wanted to know. How I got it and is it contagious?

Infection?: Grp b strep is a bacteria normally found in various areas of our body. It does have the potential to produce different types of infection, but you must be predisposed in some fashion. Too much info to go into here. Commonly tested for vaginal carriage during pregnancy because can produce sepsis in neonate and mother postpartum. ...Read more

30

30
My wife got streptococcus a (infected from our kid) but doesn't have any symptoms of illness, should she take antibiotics?

My wife got streptococcus a (infected from our kid) but doesn't have any symptoms of illness, should she take antibiotics?

Antibiotics: The best thing to do is for your wife to contact her primary doctor and discuss streptococcus.
If the doctor cannot see her for some time, please take her to the Emergency facility.

Hope all goes well. ...Read more