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What is a bacterial agent for gastrointestinal infection?

What is a bacterial agent for gastrointestinal infection?

Many: Numerous. Can be strep or staph, guardia, e. Coli, campylobacter, clostridium, salmonella, shigella, parasites, etc, etc. ...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


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Can bacterial infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

Can bacterial infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

Yes: For instance an infection in the wall of the colon triggered by diverticulitis can eat through the colon lining and cause a channel to form between the colon and a nearby structure like the bladder. This channel is called a fistula. In this example one symptom might be passing gas out your bladder (pneumoturia). ...Read more

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Do gastrointestinal issues/problems occur with eds?

Do gastrointestinal issues/problems occur with eds?

Not common: It depends on the subtype of ehlors-danlos syndrome, but not a common feature except in the most severe subtypes with excessive tissue tears without much trauma. Speak with york physician to see if you have any of those subtypes. ...Read more

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I've been having digestive and gastrointestinal issues for the past 1 1/2 years. I lost 80 lbs in 7 months. I've had every test everything is negative?

I've been having digestive and gastrointestinal issues for the past 1 1/2 years. I lost 80 lbs in 7 months. I've had every test everything is negative?

Weight loss: Significant weight loss has to be a result of medical problems like malabsorption syndromes or systemic infection or severe mental illness. More evaluation is needed. Gastroenterology evaluation. ...Read more

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Help! Need answer for gastrointestinal issue. Do they still do h pylori tests!?

Help! Need answer for gastrointestinal issue. Do they still do h pylori tests!?

See below: The test that I think of for breath testing is for helicobacter pylori, which is a bacterial infection of the stomach that can cause gastritis or stomach ulcers. This test is accurate and currently seems to be preferred over blood testing for h. Pylori. There have been some breath testing for intestinal bacterial overgrowth problems, but I do not know if it is performed much anymore. ...Read more

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Are fertility issues associated with Chronic Bacterial Prostatis reversible? If so, how?

Unrelated problems: If you have prostatitis plus a fertility problem, almost certainly these are separate issues. Chronic bacterial prostatitis usually does not cause infertility. ...Read more

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I have really bad body odour and I have tried almost all the available anti-persperants and anti-bacterial soaps. My underarms are the major issue.

I have really bad body odour and I have tried almost all the available anti-persperants and anti-bacterial soaps. My underarms are the major issue.

Body Odor: Bacteria that live on our skin are part of the problem with body odor. Trying to reduce their numbers is a good strategy to reduce their impact. One way to do this is deprive them of nutrients- such as sweat-- hence the utility of antiperspirants. Shaving underarm hair reduces their living space. Washing frequently will help, & trying not to perspire too much. It's a difficult prob-hope this helps ...Read more

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Are all bacteria bad?

No: Not all bacteria are bad; many are important some of the body's most basic processes, including digestion. Bacteria is also a necessary in the formation of certain foods such as cheese. Lastly, we need the normal flora bacteria to compete against the "bad" bacteria in our body, preventing the bad bacteria from overtaking our body. ...Read more

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How can bacteria be helpful?

How can bacteria be helpful?

Good bacteria: Are essential to our gastrointestinal system. Healthy bacteria can also be found in the vagina. ...Read more

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Which bacteria are good for us?

Which bacteria are good for us?

Many: In fact, the human biome, a complex organization of parasites, bacteria, viruses, yeasts, etc. Forms a unique ecosystem with colonies that coexist on the outside and inside of our bodies. Some of these colonies are very pathogenic under the right circumstances, yet can co-exist within us without contributing to disease. Disease occurs when the balance of any one of these becomes disturbed. ...Read more

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What bacteria do sandboxes have?

Toxoplasmosis: Sand boxes are frequently used by cats like a litter box. Cat excrement can spread the protozoan pathogen toxoplasmosis. ...Read more

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What help s for h.P chlorah bacteria?

What help s for h.P chlorah bacteria?

Treatment of Cholera: Mainstay is oral fluid replacement. The who has rehydration formulas (ors); in us pedialyte. Replacement based on severity of dehydration. Once rehydrated, volume of oral solution should match volume of stool out. Antibiotics are adjunct to ors & are given once vomiting stops & rehydration is completed. (tetracyclines, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) Erythromycin azithro) prevention key: sterile h2o/clean food/vaccine. ...Read more

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What would be the bacteria present in uncooked burger?

What would be the bacteria present in uncooked burger?

E. coli...: Many types of infections can be cause from eating undercooked meats. One type that is sometimes mentioned by the media is escherichia coli. E. Coli bacteria normally live in the intestines of healthy people and animals. Most varieties of e. Coli are harmless or cause relatively brief diarrhea, ut a few particularly nasty strains, such as e. Coli o157:h7, can cause bloody diarrhea. ...Read more

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Could bacterial conctivitis be dealy as it has affected me?

Vision loss: The greatest complication of bacterial conjunctivitis would be some adverse effect on your vision. Hopefully your doctor (s) are getting control of the situation. I would hope too they can figure out the cause, and determine if it really was bacterial. The question of 'how' that got to your eye needs to be answered. It's extremely unlikely you would die from this - but you do need proper treatment. ...Read more

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Bacteria morza el dr le dijo al hijo de mi amiga que tiene esa bacteria

Bacteria morza el dr le dijo al hijo de mi amiga que tiene esa bacteria

Espanol: Please check this site out for medical information in spanish:
of consejos de salud para ti. ...Read more

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What' is bifidus bacteria?

What' is bifidus bacteria?

Probiotic: Bifidus regularis is the active ingredient in activia yogurt. This is a popular hearty bacteria in many probiotic supplements that is believed to be safe for consumption and promote intestinal and digestive health. ...Read more

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What kind of bacteria is salmonella?

What kind of bacteria is salmonella?

Gram- rod: Genus – Salmonella. Family – Enterobacteriaceae. Salmonella are gram-negative rods. See: http://www. Britannica. Com/science/Salmonella ...Read more

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What bacteria is spread by mosquitoes?

What bacteria is spread by mosquitoes?

Mosquitoes: Mosquitoes can transmit bacteria, viruses & parasites. Mosquitoes can transmit: Dengue Fever, Malaria, Ross River Fever, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, West Nile virus, Dog Heartworm, St. Louis Encephalitis, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, Japanese Encephalitis, Rift Valley fever, Myiasis, epidemic polyarthritis & Filariasis- Elephantiasis. Throughout the world there are > 1 million deaths from ...Read more

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Symtoms of chronic non-bacterial postatitis?

Symtoms of chronic non-bacterial postatitis?

Usually pain: Patients with abacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (cpps; category iii in the 1995 national institutes of health prostatitis classification system) have the same symptom complex as those with chronic bacterial prostatitis. Such as penile tip pain, testicular, rectal, lower abdominal and back pain. Also they can complaint of frequent urination, pain while urinating and incontinence. ...Read more

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What is bacteria streptomyces aureofaciens?

Streptomyces: Streptomyces aureofaciens is in the Streptomyces species of bacteria. It is using in making tetracycline antibiotics ...Read more

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How am I gonna treat non bacterial epididimytis?

Urology: Nonbacterial means it can be from other causes. We do give anti inflammatory but it should really be discussed with your doctor and be referred to urology if needed for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any edu or gov sites on bacteria info?

Yes: The CDC Centers for Disease Control and Provention has excellent information about bacterial diseases. ...Read more

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Amox tr-k clv what kind of bacteria is it use for?

It is penicllin: Can be used for gram positive as well some gram positive and anaerobic bacteria. Effectivity may vary due to type of bacteria and presence of resistance. ...Read more

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Could sprue be the culprit of my gastrointestinal symptoms?

Sprue: Celiac disease is a condition that damages the lining of the small intestine and prevents it from absorbing parts of food that are important for staying healthy. The damage is due to a reaction to eating gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, rye, and possibly oats. ...Read more

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What methods are there of detecting a gastrointestinal problem such as a bleed?

What methods are there of detecting a gastrointestinal problem such as a bleed?

Doctor's test: Sometimes a doctor has to do a digital rectal exam. A sample can be collected for a stool occult blood test to determine if stool contains blood, food, dye or medication. ...Read more

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What's a bacteria virus?

Different: Bacteria are small microbes. Infections from bacteria are treated with antibiotics. Viruses are smaller than bacteria and are not treated with antibiotics. There is no such entity as a bacteria virus. They are different things. ...Read more

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Green bacteria infections?

Green?: You may be referring to the pigment produced by pseudomonas aeruginosa. ...Read more

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What are coccoid bacteria?

What are coccoid bacteria?

Bacteria: Bacteria are single cell organisms that live in synchrony with our bodies and outside of our bodies. They can be both helpful (symbiotic) and harmful (pathologic) depending on context. Cocci or cocciod bacteria are named for their shape (round), but do not refer to a specific organism. ...Read more

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How does soap kill bacteria?

Soap: Regular soap helps to break down oils that are attached to germs on skin. This will allow the germs to be flushed away. Antibacterial soaps actually contain antibiotics that can kill some types of bacteria. ...Read more

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Signs of bacteria infection?

Signs of bacteria infection?

Depends on where: Fever, redness, purulent drainage
on CBC could see elevation of the neutrophils.

Hard to be specific. ...Read more

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What is gardnerella bacteria?

Normal in vagina: Gardnerella (full name Gardnerella vaginalis) is a normal bacteria in the vagina of most women. When a woman has bacterial vaginosis, Gardnerella is one of the bacteria that grows to abnormal levels and at one time was thought to be the cause of BV. If you have increased vaginal odor (typically fishy) or discharge, you may have BV. Treatment is available; talk with your doctor about it. ...Read more

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What bacteria cause halitosis?

What bacteria cause halitosis?

Many: There are several strains of bacteria (check out the web) that can cause halitosis/bad breath.) Halitosis is common is usually caused by an accumulation of bacteria in the mouth as a result of gum disease, food, or plaque. Some people are more prone to have halitosis, regardless of how well they clean. Do your best, and brush the tongue too. ...Read more

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Can bacteria from a UTI travel?

Can bacteria from a UTI travel?

Yes: If by travel you mean can the bacteria travel from their current location, bladder, where they are causing a uti. Not uncommonly, if untreated, UTI causing bacteria can travel up the ureter to the kidney causing a more serious infection called pyelonephritis. Patients with pyelo will have fever and flank pain. In this care bacteria can rarely travel to the blood or cause a local abscess. ...Read more

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Is bacterial colitis contagious?

Is bacterial colitis contagious?

Yes, but: Fortunately almost all enteric organism are exquisitely sensitive to heat and handwashing. So after your bowel movements, wash hands thoroughly. If you handle uncooked or cold foods, make sure it gets heated thoroughly. ...Read more

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