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Written in the blood: Why Wait?

A: A timely diagnosis can be all that stands between life and death. A patient presenting with fever, fatigue and aches may be suffering from a systemic infection, potentially requiring immediate treatment. the most appropriate treatment will depend on the nature of the infection, but this is not always immediately apparent. Turning to the diagnostic toolkit, there is the option of blood culture - if the physician suspects a bacterial or yeast infection, blood is taken from the patient, and incubated under conditions that...


can salmonella in the blood be treated and how to get the latest research ?

A: How salmonella infection is treated the treatment for salmonella aims to replace lost fluids and prevent dehydration. Anti-diarrheal medicines are not advised because they may make the infection last longer. You may have any of the following: Antibiotics: Antibiotics may be given to help treat or prevent an infection caused by germs called bacteria. Oral rehydrating solutions: Caregivers may give you an oral rehydration solution (ORS) to drink. An ORS has the right amounts of water, salts, and sugar your body needs to replace body fluids. This may help prevent dehydration. Intravenous therapy: If you are dehydrated,...

what causes high bacteria in the body and how to cure and prevent

A: bacteria are micro-organisms, which are present everywhere. these tiny life forms can pose to be serious health threats when they infect the body and spread disease. bacteria are generally ubiquitous to organic matter, biomass, water, radio-active waste and soil. they are known to inhabit the bodies of all life forms i.e. both animals and plants. bacteria are present in large numbers in our bodies and they thrive within our digestive system and on our skin. Certain kinds of bacteria are useful and they play a vital...


  how does one get e coli bacteria in the urine. How is it transmitted

A: HiE.coli is the most common organism causing urinary tract infection (UTI). they are generally present near therectum. they enter the urethra and pass to the urinary bladder causing the infection. Sexually active personsare more likely to be prone to this .Females are more susceptible to infection. Recurrence occurs in 44%during the first year after the first infection. Recurrent UTI s need to be treated with culture specificantibiotic therapy. Maintain good hygiene to prevent recurrences. Consult your physician if you are havingrecurrent...


How are harmful bacteria germs and worn out blood cells in the blood filtered and removed?

A: there shouldn''t be any harmful bacteria in your blood but if there were it would most likely be filtered out into the lymph and then destroyed by phagocytosis in the lymphnodes. As for RBC''s over approx. 120 days old, they are filtered out in the kidneys....

How are fungal infections (Mycoses) detected that are caused by antibiotics? Are there tests that can determine the levels in the blood?

A: the widespread use of antibiotics has contributed to the growing infection rate (fungal infections are known to occur after antibiotic therapy). Antibiotics get rid of germs that make us sick, but they can also kill many of the ''harmless'' bacteria in our body. these harmless bacteria normally fight with the fungus for a place to live, but when antibiotics kill them, the fungus is free to grow. That''s why it''s important to listen to your health care providers about using antibiotics. Diagnosis of fungal infection can...


has anyone heard of bacteria in the heart?

A: I actually have heard of this and it is very common when you have MVP or mitral valve prolapse. This happens when the flap which closes the mitral valve within the heart too long to completely close and there is a regurgitation or back flow of blood into the chamber.   I gave a very simple answer of the MVP problem, a Doctor can give a more detailed description but this is basically it for us who are not Doctors! When you have MVP, it is diagnosed by a Doctor who can hear a murmur in your heart. the sound of a MVP is kind of like a ''swooshing'' sound


What Causes A Bad Smell In the blood, When Menstruating?

A: blood itself has a specific smell. If you are having smell other than blood''s smell then one reason of bad smell of menstrual blood is E. Coli infection. these bacteria are present in stool and can travel from anus to vagina as both organs are present very close to each other. these bacteria can change the pH of vagina which encourages bacterial growth leading to bad smell. these bacteria can also be transmitted if you wash anus first after...


I had a lot of pimples last year on my face because of some bacteria in my blood. Now they have gone but left back holes. Please advise as they look bad when my skin glows?

A: In order to eliminate the ''black holes'' you are describing, you will have to follow some simple home remedies. However, it is important for you to remember that even though you may try hard and long, sometimes, it is just not possible to completely erase scars unless you use surgery. Scars can be lightened to a large extent, and sometimes even leveled if dealt with cleverly, but they may not always disappear altogether. A lot of this would also depend upon your skin type. If you are particularly fair skinned, and have delicate and sensitive skin, then it may be tougher to remove your scars. If your skin color is slightly dark, then it just might make things...

Can A Person Get Mrsa By Going To the Funeral Of A Dead Person Who Died Of Mrsa In the blood, Will This Person With Low Immune Sistem Get It Or Be Exposed

A: MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and is basically an infection that is spread by bacteria. there is no chance you can get MRSA by attending the funeral of an infected dead person. In fact it spreads through physical contact of the affected place so you don''t have to worry if you haven''t touched the dead body....
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