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What are the signs of a bacterial infection from flesh-eating germs?

What are the signs of a bacterial infection from flesh-eating germs?

Non-healing wound: The flesh eating bacteria is a rare form of bacteria that shows up only once in a while but it almost always makes the news. It is a form of bacteria that causes the skin, muscle, etc to die as it infects the those areas. If you have an infection and you have any concerns seek medical attention as these infections are much easier to cure in the early stages. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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 are signs of a bacterial infection in tooth?

What are signs of a bacterial infection in tooth?

It is progressive: Bacteria invade a tooth initially by decalcifying the surface and show signs of white chalky appearance. As it advances it will get darker and eventual crater. Finally you will collect food in the space and eventually the decay will reach the nerve and you will have severe pain. ...Read more

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What are signs of secondary skin bacterial infection in chickenpox.I have 3 spots that oozed w/ transparent yellow/gold fluid.Are they infected?

Maybe: Open skin lesions like those of chickenpox can be secondarily infected by various skin germs like staph or strep. Your physician can sort this out for you because it is sometimes difficult to tell with chickenpox. ...Read more

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What are signs of a bacterial sinus infection?amoxicillian n amoxicillian clavute(sp?) isn't working.sinus won't drain so no mucus. Been over a month.

What are signs of a bacterial sinus infection?amoxicillian n amoxicillian clavute(sp?) isn't working.sinus won't drain so no mucus. Been over a month.

Sinusitis: Hi, usually sinuses r filled with air in case of sinusitis the lining of sinuses become inflamed due to blockage 2/2 cold, allergy, nose problems like polyps. It seems u have a case of subacute sinusitis, if u r not improving then one should look into causes mentioned above, usually the treatment of acute sinusitis is decongestant , nose spray but if patient looks sick and has fever Antibiotics ...Read more

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What are the signs of bacterial infection or toxicity? I was on antibiotics over 2 mns ago and now i think my gut flora has been wiped out. Weakness

What are the signs of bacterial infection or toxicity? I was on antibiotics over 2 mns ago and now i think my gut flora has been wiped out. Weakness

See a doctor: The symptoms you are providing are too vague to even hazard a guess about. Go and see a doctor and provide a full history and submit to a physical exam. ...Read more

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I have been having sex with the same person for almost 2 years & am now randomly showing signs of a bacterial infection. Is this possible?

I have been having sex with the same person for almost 2 years & am now randomly showing signs of a bacterial infection. Is this possible?

Go see your doctor: Having sex with the same person and then getting random infections needs to be examined. If it is chlamydia, he is cheating on you. If it is trich, he may be cheating. No way to tell unless you get it checked out. Bv is simply a shift in ph flora, and this is considered an infection. ...Read more

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Need signs and symptoms of bacterial infection?

Location?: You will need to be more specific as to which area of the body you are referring to. One of us can then give you a good answer to your question. Bacteria causes different signs and symptoms in different locations of the body. ...Read more

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After how many days treatement are there no signs and symptoms of a bacterial infection?

After how many days treatement are there no signs and symptoms of a bacterial infection?

Bacterial infections: Are generally treated with oral antibiotics for 10-14 days . Depends on severity or nature of bacteria, some may require combination antibiotics orally or by injections. Some will clear in a few days and others, much, much longer especially those with complications - it takes weeks or months! early treatment , diagnosis & close follow up highly recommended. ...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