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What Does Mercer Infection Look Like
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
MRSA: This is a bacterial strain of staphylococcus aureus which has developed resistance to antistaphylococcal penicillins and cephalosporins. Its appearance clinically will depend greatly on the area of the body infected, but not much different from strains sensitive to oxacillin/methicillin. ...Read more
Osteomyelitis: This usually produces pain over the area of bone involved, often fever and other signs and symptoms of inflammation. Diagnosis is best made by biopsy and culture, but the presence of osteomyelitis (bone infection) may be suspected clinically and supported by imaging studies, including ct, MRI and nuclear scans. ...Read more
Yeast: Symptoms of a yeast infection in a woman may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. ...Read more
Yeast infection male: A yeast infection on a man's penis, called candida balanitis, is usually red, irritated patches of skin with occasional pustules. The infections seems to be almost always confined to the glans and corona. It is most commonly seen in men whose partners have yeast infections, in people with diabetes, and those that took antibiotics recently. ...Read more
Like any other vagina.
But there may be some redness on the outside and a thick white discharge on the inside. ...Read more
White discharge: It's usually a thick white discharge that is different from the usual white secretions. ...Read more
Rough sex and vaginal tears; can they cause an infection if left untreated? What would that look like? (discharge, etc)
Unusual: It's unusual to get infections in vaginal tears. They usually heal up on their own. But signs of concern would be swollen, red areas and maybe a pus-like discharge. If you have an unusual discharge, it's best to get it checked out by your gyn doc. ...Read more
Bacterial infection: This depends upon the area of the body infected, the organism involved, the immune status of the host and other factors. If you have a specific infection in mind, rephrase the question and can respond more definitively. ...Read more
Most eye infections are on the surface causing redness, swelling, irritation, discharge and some degree of visual blur.
If the infection is internal, the pain can be very intense, the vision markedly diminished and substantial lowering of the vision. An ophthalmologist should be consulted if you have any of these issues. ...Read more
I need to know what is white line on my upper tooth gums appears to be look like an infection or something else?
Pain?: Any pain? Hard to say without seeing. Consult DDS or oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
I'm a diabetic and my blood sugars have be up and down. I wanted to know what does an extremely severe yest infection look like?
Can I get pain meds for an incision infection even though I've had a few prescriptions already? I don't wanna look like an addict or drug seeker.
I had a biopsy above my clitoris 4 days ago. I'm wondering what normal healing should look like. It looks white. Is this a moist scab or infection?
ASK the DR!!!: What kind of biopsy? Why? Results? Stitches? ...Read more
I'm losing a toenail. It doesn't look like there is a fungal infection. Should I just wait it out?
As long as there is not redness, swelling, pain, or drainage indicating an infection. Keep a band-aid on the toe so the nail doesn't catch on hose or socks.
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I have little clusters of bumps on the wall of my vaginal opening, don't itch and don't look like warts, I have a yeast infection could they relate?
Need an exam: Without being able to see these it is virtually impossible to diagnose. Go and see your GYN. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have hepc and recently got bad pin worm infection and now I have sores on my face what look like to have parasitic worms in them. They are round in?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
What do healthy tonsils look like I feel like one may still be inflamed after my infection as I see it stick out in my mouth?
May be normal: Some people just have large tonsils. Some have one a little larger than the other. But this is normal for them. If you're not having sore throat, difficulty swallowing, difficulty speaking, bad breath, I would not be worried. If any of these symptoms, please see your doctor. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more
I can't seem to find the answer anywhere. What does a healthy wisdom tooth extraction site look like after 4 days of healing? How does infection look?
Extraction: If you don't have any swelling or fever then you probably don't have an infection. Typical extraction sites get food in them and look infected and nasty. Just leave the ext site alone. If you don't have swelling, pain, or fever you are probably fine. Post operative infections following surgery are very rare. Follow up with your doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more
Does herpes look like jock itch? Could it look like a skin yeast infection? Dr. thinks I have jock itch. But rash has been in bikini line for 2months.
What should my discharge look like while taking fluconazole, hydroxyzine pamoate, and tramadol for a yeast infection? I'm having thin white discharg
Well theoretically: For my taste, any sort of "discharge" following treatment with all those agents would be disappointing and I would attempt to get another opinion. ...Read more
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