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What different types of bacterial infections are out there?

What different types of bacterial infections are out there?

Too many: Are you writing a paper for school? There are simply too many different bacterial infections to list them in 400 words or less. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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


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What types of bacterial infections can I get from a bug bite?

What types of bacterial infections can I get from a bug bite?

Many: Different insects spread different diseases, bacterial, viral, rickettsial and parasitic. Most common insects spreading diseases include mosquitos, ticks and fleas. Diseases spread by insect bites include malaria, dengue, yellow fever, lyme disease, rocky mountain spoted fever, typhus, relapsing fever, plague, west nile virus and many more. ...Read more

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Which types of bacterial infections would be around a tracheostomy tube?

Which types of bacterial infections would be around a tracheostomy tube?

Any: Any of the oral bacteria or any of the skin bacteria they are all in the area! if any contamination from lower GI tract those are possible, e. Coli, pseudomonas etc. Anaerobics, mrsa really anything can get to a trach! ...Read more

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What type of bacterial infection is methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (mrsa)?

What type of bacterial infection is methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (mrsa)?

A bad type.: Mrsa is a potent strain of staph bacteria that worries doctors because it is resistant to the antibiotic methicillin, which for many years was the single best treatment for staph infections. It is usually treatable with other antibiotics, such as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or doxycycline, but such infections can be very virulent and contagious. ...Read more

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What type of bacterial infection will cause blisters in the back of your throat?

What type of bacterial infection will cause blisters in the back of your throat?

Various infections: Strep throat infections sometimes causes blisters in the throat, although most strep throat patients will not have blisters. Causes of throat blisters or throat ulcers are more likely viral, such as coxsackie virus (causes hand foot mouth disease) or herpes virus (causes herpetic stomatitis). ...Read more

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What are two types of vaginal bacterial infections?

Vaginal infections.: Bacterial vaginosis is one type and sexually transmitted bacterial diseases are another. ...Read more

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Do I have some type of disease or bacterial infection if it's odorous down there?

No : Trichomonas and bacterial vaginosis give you a fishy odor. All you need is a cream or antibiotic, then a vinegar douch, folloed by acidophillus in a probiotic pill like provela, or yogurt like activia or danactive. ...Read more

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How many different types of bacterial vaginal infections are there that cause white blood count to be high during a pap smear obgyn prescribed azthro?

How many different types of bacterial vaginal infections are there that cause white blood count to be high during a pap smear obgyn prescribed azthro?

?????: A vaginal bacterial infection would not cause your WBC in your blood to be high, but if u had an std or another type of bacteria that progressed and went to the endometrium- causing an endometritis or the tubes - causing a pid that can give you an elevated white count when your CBC is doneand u need antibiotics and close followup. ...Read more

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Is type 1 diabetes a bacterial infection?

Is type 1 diabetes a bacterial infection?

No: Diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body makes antibodies which attack the pancreas until it is dead. It is not unusual for a viral or bacterial infection to immediately precede the presentation of diabetes, but this is not the main pathophysiology. ...Read more

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I can take 3 showers a day and have been tested for bacterial type infections for years results are always negative why can’t i wear panties (any fabric) and not have an odor once i take them off?

Vaginosis: You may have recurrent vaginosis and may need antibiotics. A low pressure acidic douch may help but you may need metro gel 1-2 x per week for prophylaxis. Sometimes you can get hyper sensitized if your worried. Sorry about your situation but get evaluated and ask for metro gel vaginal for 1-2 time per week prophylaxis. ...Read more

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What type of medicine do u recommend me for chronic bacterial infection of my scalp?

What type of medicine do u recommend me for chronic bacterial infection of my scalp?

SCALP INFECTION: HOW LONG IS "CHRONIC"? HAVE YOU SEEN A DERMATOLOGIST? BEST SUGGESTION IS TO SEE ONE . . . AND SOON. GOOD LUCK. ...Read more

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What type of inflammation is Etoricoxib and Lysozyme used for? Any difference? Can Etoricoxib be used for inflammation caused by bacterial infection?

What type of inflammation is Etoricoxib and Lysozyme used for? Any difference? Can Etoricoxib be used for inflammation caused by bacterial infection?

Etoricoxib: Etoricoxib is not available In the United States- turned drown by the FDA 7 years ago. You could use ibuprofen as a n anti inflammatory. Neither drug would directly treat bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Which type of treatment can I use to clean a bacterial infection or STDs ?

Antibiotics: ...If you are lucky, the stds you are referring to are susceptible to antibacterial treatment. Hepatitis / herpes / HIV are viral and never fully resolve. See dr / gyn / std clinic for examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Which type of specialist doctor will be able to assist my CF and fybromyalgia due to multiple chronic bacterial infections?

Which type of specialist doctor will be able to assist my CF and fybromyalgia due to multiple chronic bacterial infections?

CF?: Does CF stand for cystic fibrosis or chronic fatigue? If it is cystic fibrosis then I would hope you have a pulmonologist who follows you regularly. If you are getting recurrent bacterial infections that are not responding to treatment then I would seek a consult with an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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What causes bacterial infections?

What causes bacterial infections?

Any contaminated: Bacteria is present everywhere and some are harmful. Some are transmitted from other people and others from having been in contact with a contaminated object, soil. Or water. The most worrisome type is MRSA often acquired from a hospital stay. ...Read more

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What are common bacterial infections?

What are common bacterial infections?

Too many to name: There are many, many bacterial infections. Every part of your body is subject to bacterial infection, and the fact that you are not sick from infections all the time, that fact that you survive at all, is a testament to how miraculous the immune system is. There are bacteria everywhere you go. Some bacteria are likely to cause infection, most are not. We are surrounded, and yet we survive. ...Read more

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How are bacterial infections treated?

Depends.: Some go away by themselves, some require antibiotics, some (like abscesses) need surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bacterial Infections (Definition)

Bacteria are tiny organisms that can only be seen with a microscope. When certain bacteria enter the body, they can cause infections that must ...Read more


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more