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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Hello. I have a lot of white stuff on the back of my throat. Doctor told me not strep and may be viral. Doesn't white mean bacterial infection?
Diagnosed w bacterial infection (sore throat & flu sympt) Cough is getting worse (times) and now chest and upper back pain. Doesn't feel like asthma.
I've had a bacterial infection in my throat since monday, and i only have some amoxicillin that expired last march (2012). Is it ok to take it?
What should I do if nothing tastes right and im really ill been like this for 3 days now and i think I have a bacterial infection in my throat?
See your Doc: If you have been ill for over 3 days and now your throat is involved you may require antibiotics. Please see your doc. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I believe I have a bacterial infection in my nose and throat i'm guessing anti biotics is the only thing that will kick this as i've had it for some time ?
See your doctor: He/she will evaluate you and provide you with antibiotics if needed. ...Read more
Bacterial Infection, enlarged glans how worried should I be? No sore throat VERY SCARED (no insurance :/)
Sore throat: How do you know that you have a bacterial throat infection? Did you have a throat culture to prove it? If it's a strep throat infection, a simple course of penicillin or Erythromycin is effective. If it's a viral infection no specific treatment is needed as antibiotics are ineffective. ...Read more
Yes -plenty of germs: Doctors can test for Group A Strep -which is only one specific germ that can cause a throat infection (or pharyngitis if you want to be technical). Different viruses are also implicated (like mono, adenovirus, etc) but certainly other bacteria are on the list. Pertussis (Whooping cough) and diphtheria are two important ones. Then there are other Strep species, 'mixed' infections like abscesses etc ...Read more
At night I have a sore throat only and no cough.
During the day I have a moist cough but no sore throat. Could this still be a bacterial infection?
None: none of what you are describing indicate a bacterial infection, actually it resemble more of allergy response. treat your symptoms with allergy medicine like zyrtec during the day and benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night.take OTC cough medicine like mucinex DM at least twice a day, with or without elixir like robitussin, or nyquill. stay well hydrated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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