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What Is MRSA in the Sputum?

A: the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria in one’s mucus is known as MRSA in the sputum. Presenting most frequently in cases of MRSA lung infection, or MRSA-based pneumonia, MRSA in the sputum can spread the contagious infection to others if it is not handled properly. Treatment for MRSA-based lung infection often necessitates hospitalization and the administration of aggressive antibiotic therapy.. the presence of MRSA infection is generally confirmed through the administration of several diagnostic tests....


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Hi my dulghter is 12 years old and her breath smells very bad in the mornings what could it be she is disabled

A: Her body is acidic. She needs to eat more green leafy vegetables or drink fresh green vegetable juice sweetened with water and Stevia drops. If not available, multi-source green powder supplement 2x per day (am and early afternoon) 1 tablespoon in water or juice. It will help her breath, diabetes and energy. It could be related to her meds and her diabetes, have her brush and gargle with the flavored scope mouthwashes b4 going to bed. and talk to her dentist and or doctor for other options. diabetes can make your breath smell bad usually when your sugar is high but sometimes for no reason i got am diabetic mouth wash it helps some i brush my teeth a lot and carry sugar free mints and gum...


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I havent brushed my teeth THAT much in the past few years or so, i have a dentist appointment in 2weeks,?

A: Your dentist will tell you everything you need to know. Try not to be embarrassed. Many dentists have changed their attitudes from admonishing patients about what they should have been doing all this time to future planning and care.I promise you that he/she has seen much worse. 21 isn''t too late to turn your dental health around. You might be surprised and find out it''s not as bad as you thought. On your first visit the dentist will come up with a treatment plan that''s spread out to fit your situation. Many dental problems have nothing to do with how well you cared for your teeth. You may not have to go with braces. Another way to go is to get all porcelain veneers or crowns and it''s...


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I'm in the medical field but I can't figure this one out. Maybe because it me and not a patient.?

A: Sounds like an allergic reaction. Prolly to the meds. Were you prescribed these or what? You are in the medical field so you must have friends who hooked you up so to be speak? Been there seen that. Had one of my "friends" hand me a Bactrim cause I knew it was a UTI Turns out I am extremely allergic to it it''s embarrassing to admit you helped yourself. Tell your real doctor, who would prolly prescribe Flonase or Claritin,don''t sit around on your lunch break playing doctor with your other "work" friends. Not sure what your job title is and I don''t want to be belittling just this is your health not a pass the time puzzle...


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What Are the Common Causes of Pus in the Lips?

A: Common causes of pus in the lips can include an infection from a lip piercing, a cold sore infection tied to the Type I herpes simplex virus, or a condition called cheilitis that can result from certain vitamin deficiencies. Pus in the lips is a sign that the body is actively fighting an infection that can range from mild to serious. Colors of pus range from white to pale yellow, and it forms as a result of immune cell decay during the body`s natural response to harmful bacteria. Blisters containing pus usually indicate an infection that can be spread from one person to the next, so dermatologists often advise...


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What Causes Swollen Glands In the Neck?

A: Swollen glands could mean an infection, such as strep throat or tonsilitis or it could be something more serious such as cancer, the best thing to do is go to a doctors office or emergency room and be evaluated by a physcian. It may be caused by an abscessed tooth, ear infection, cold or flu, gingivitis, mouth sores, sexually transmitted diseases, tonsillitis, tuberculosis or skin infections. It may also indicate an immune or autoimmune disorder rheumatoid arthritis or HIV. As a general rule, swollen glands point to the proper functioning of the body. It is usually a result of your body''s white blood cells fighting bacterial invasions of your body and dead

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What Causes Swollen Glands In the Neck?

A: Swollen glands could mean an infection, such as strep throat or tonsilitis or it could be something more serious such as cancer, the best thing to do is go to a doctors office or emergency room and be evaluated by a physcian. It may be caused by an abscessed tooth, ear infection, cold or flu, gingivitis, mouth sores, sexually transmitted diseases, tonsillitis, tuberculosis or skin infections. It may also indicate an immune or autoimmune disorder rheumatoid arthritis or HIV. As a general rule, swollen glands point to the proper functioning of the body. It is usually a result of your body''s white blood cells fighting bacterial invasions of your body and dead

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Can strep appear anywhere else in the body besides the throat??

A: no it cant NO, that would be disgusting! no NO No it can not appear anywhere else! the strep virus is only attracted to the throat. nope strep is a type of virus, and yes it will only grow in the throat. usually a culture (swab test) of your throat is taken. pustules that are white/yellowish develop, along with severe pain. there are other viruses that are related to strep, that will exhibit the same symptoms on other parts of your body(mrsa) but are not strep and need to be treated with a different antibotic. nope Yes oh yes it can. group B strep which causes strep throat typically only causes pharyngitis, but

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If you clean your teeth first thing in the morning, and then eat breakfast, surely that's bad for your teeth?

A: Don`t eat breakfast without cleaning your teeth because all the germs will go into your tummy, admittedly they will be zapped by the enzymes but occasionally it could give you tummy ache. Best way is to clean before your breakfast and mouthwash after. i brush my teeth early morning because i want to get rid of the bad breath and the bacteria sits there since last night. and to have a best taste of my breakfast without smelling my bad breath. I''ve the same doubt too. If I brush after breakfast, teeth can be kept clean till lunch break, however I dislike to eat...


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What Is the Best Way to Get Rid of Phlegm in the Throat?

A: the best way to get rid of phlegm in the throat is drinking enough fluids to thin it out. Phlegm in the throat can be caused by post nasal drip, sinus infection, or a cold. When mucus production is caused by a bacterial infection, antibiotics are sometimes warranted. When the infection and resultant mucus has been alleviated, phlegm in the throat will generally go away. Phlegm in the throat tends to be thick and can cause constant throat clearing and sometimes coughing. Drinking plenty of water thins out the phlegm, making it easier to cough up and expel. Similarly, medications that are...


 
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