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What Type Of Strep Causes Breast Infections
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
If I ignore my diagnosed fungal infection between my breasts, would that spread or cause anything serious, like internal infections? Just curious.
Topical to systemic: A topical fungal infection is a person w/an intact immune system should not spread internally. The most worrysome thing would be a bacterial superinfection on top of the fungal infection. Most importantly, keep area as clean & dry as possible. You might consider an antifungal powder (look inthe jock itch section of the store). If possible at home do not wear a bra & allow oxygen to work. ...Read more
I have pain in my left side of my back. I havnt got a kidney infection as been tested but I have big breast could that be the cause of the pain?
Yes: Unilateral pain upper back in twenties female with large breasts might reflect chronic rhomboid major muscle spasm. Each breast can weigh 6 pounds. I have found many large breasted women have anterior tilt to their shoulders, which can stress the rhomboids. Increased tone (yoga) of upper back muscles is advised; along with more of a military posture of the shoulders. ...Read more
Should not,: That I know of. Think of more likely causes like time of the period or medication intake. ...Read more
Uncertain: The whi study carried out by the nih in the last decade found an increase in the rate of breast cancer in women taking Medroxyprogesterone acetate (mpa) plus mixed conjugated equine estrogens, but not in women taking the estrogen alone. This casts suspicion of mpa but it certainly does not prove that it increases the risk of breast cancer. It does not increase the risk of breast infections. ...Read more
Technically yes...: Dental infections can spread through your bloodstream, but you would have to have a major infection to have it spread to your arm and breast. Hopefully you are being seen by a dentist who has this problem under control... All the best. ...Read more
Only if severe: Breast infections drain to the lymph nodes in the arm pit. These are the same lymph nodes for your arm so if these nodes are severly activated, they could cause swelling in the arm. Have it checked. ...Read more
No: Body odor and armpit infections do not lead to breast cancer. ...Read more
I have staph infection and which have also affected my kidney cause I feel pains around my kidney area and in my right breast wall. It keeps coming bac?
Staph infection?: See your doctor for the recurrent stap infection. ...Read more
Can sucking breast fluid/milk cause HIV infection and secondly outside fingering of the vagina cause HIV infection?
Asked and Answered: Your question has been repeatedly and accurately answered. No need to keep asking us the same question. That is rude, disrespectful and unnecessary. ...Read more
Can women suffering from galactorrhea cause HIV or some kind of bacterial or fungal infection in adults from sucking those breast?
Can I have breast implants again after having a breast implant removal? I need to have a breast implant removal because of a serious infection that was caused during surgery. Once I have completely healed, will I be able to start over and try to have impl
Yes if...: You may have implants replaced if the condition causing the infection has been identified & treated. ...Read more
Saline breast implants few yrs ago, never any problems. Recently had bacteremia- strep pneumoniae/sinuses, but could implants cause that germ in blood?
No unless: It is infected. If you have no pain, tenderness, or induration of the area, it is not likely that it became infected. Consult with your plastic surgeon just to be sure. ...Read more
What can cause swelling below the areola (besides inflammatory breast cancer)? No redness, pain, etc. Swollen nodes, but have been battling an infection.
Fibrocystic changes: Swelling below the areoal is ususally from benign causes. Inflammatory breast carcinoma is a lesion of the subcutaneous lymphatics of breast infiltrated with Ca. The breast becomes swollen and erytenatous with the edges of the lesion elevated. A 3D mammo or MRI of breast can resolve the issue. Bx is necessary to RO inflammatory Ca which can be lethal. ...Read more
Please tell me, could pneumonia cause a sore breast bone or was it from my mold infection coughing?
Can coughing due to a cold cause breast tenderness/pain? Just diagnosed w/Costochondritis due to cough from sinus infection
Lower left chest pain/LUQ & mid Abd pain x 1 week. Dr. diagnosed bladder infection on Fri. & urine culture found strep B. How long will the pain last?
Not long: If the infection had ascended to your kidneys, it might take a little longer to resolve. If not beter in a couple more days, go back and be re-assessed. Be well. ...Read more
Treated for strep and sinus infection. I am still congested, runny nose, coughing and have a rattle in my chest when I breathe as well as tightness.
Hello, I'm an 18 year old girl and I was out on Thursday night and it's Sunday and I have a sore throat with a white blotch on my uvula I also have a chesty cough and I'm very prone to chest infections and I have had strep cough/throat as recently as Chri
If temp, then visit:
If you have a temp, then you need to be seen, if not then gargle with warm salt water 3-4 times per day, drink extra fluids (water)--for the next 24 hours.
If worsening, then DR visit.
If improving, cont with the fluids. ...Read more