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What Could Cause People To Get Boils
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Pruritis: Many different things can cause itchy skin, whether over the stomach or other body parts. For example, it may be caused by allergies, infections, certain medicines, or skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis. Many times itchy skin just happens when your skin is dry, as is very common in cold weather. Ref: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/pruritis/causes-risk-factors ...Read more
Sinusitis: The most effective way to reduce sinusitis is to reduce the swelling around the eustation tubes, so the middle ear can drain. This can be done with decongestants and a nasal spray that can shrink the swollen tissue around the eustation tubes. You can also give yourself a sinus washout. Kits are available at pharmacies. If fever persists see you doctor. ...Read more
Can surgery cause someone to get guillian barre, and if not, what would/could cause you to get it?
Generally No: Guillian barre syndrome have many different causes, but some of the most common includes a recent viral infection usually upper respiratory infection. The body attacks the nerves first and causes diffuse paralysis initially, but most people the deficits resolve with good medical care but in some people the deficits last. ...Read more
Some thoughts...: Some people have staph bacteria colonizing their skin or nose and have no obvious symptoms. During times of illness, stress, skin breakdown (cuts, scrapes) or immunosuppression, the bacteria can cause infection. You can also get it from coming into contact with it in the environment or with a person who has an active staph lesion. ...Read more
A million things: If you are passing out, becoming unconscious, that is a medical emergency and needs to be evaluated. It can be caused by strokes, heart attacks, heart arrhthmias, a blood clot to the lungs, or severe loss of fluid -dehydration or bleeding. If you mean an alcoholic blackout - not remembering what happened - alcohol does that as a toxic effect, and other rapid acting sedatives can do the same thing. ...Read more
Mucocoele: They are blocked salivary gland ducts that can swell. Sometimes they can be uncomfortable due to the swelling of the tissue, sometimes they pop open and drain and seemingly go away. They may recur. In rare instances they may need to be surgically opened or removed if they become problematic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: "dizziness" can be caused by low blood pressure, sinusitis, viral infection, ear infection, meniere's disease, a stroke or tia, brain tumor or other CNS process, or "idiopathic" (no discernable reason). If the symptoms are persistent or severe, you should see a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bacteria/opportunist: Bacteria are basic opportunists.They grow & reproduce anywhere they find a source of moisture & nutrients, if a germ like chlamydia or gonococcus are introduced into the female genital tract, they can find plenty of nutrients along the linings. Over time they can produce scarring of the inside of delicate structures like the fallopian tubes & reduce fertility. ...Read more
Blood infections: These are serious conditions - and I don't know how you were told this could be 'small'. That doesn't make sense. I treat any infection of the blood stream extremely seriously. Once a germ is in the blood - it can go anywhere in the body and cause serious trouble. You need answers so I would call your doctor for an explanation. Infectious Disease doctors are specialists in this area BTW. ...Read more
Supportive care: This rare pattern of premature aging is caused by a random new genetic mutation. Assessment and confirmantion of any such DX by a geneticist is imperitive. Most work with a team of specialists who can monitor the DX specific healthrisks ; provide guidence for your local source of care.They can also help you find support groups ; other parents in the same situation. ...Read more
Many issues: The functioning gut will absorb the foods it processes when it is healthy.Af you have injury to the gut, from disease (cystic fibrosis,crohn's) , surgical loss, food allergies, food intolerances, poor absorption will occur.Gluten sensitivity is a timely topic. No 40 red food dye & lactose intolerance, the list goes on.Some malabsorption is transient, like after diarrhea , some is long term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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