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Staph Infections (MRSA): What You Do to Prevent Them by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 14 Oct 2008 4:59am Hi All! I saw another article regarding this topic so I thought I might as well weigh in on it. There is a lot of talk about MRSA infections or antibiotic resistant staph infection. This is sometimes referred to as a Super Bug. There are only a couple of antibiotics that will kill it and those are pretty powerful drugs. So, how did it get ... Read on »
Father’s Death from Inline Staph Infection Inspires Son To Innovate and Create A FDA Approved Medical Device Without a Nee by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Nov 2011 1:24am This is quite the story both from the sad portion of his father surviving heart surgery but then only to die from an inline staph infection.  You can watch the video on the Reavill system and see how it works.  When it comes to inspiration and saving someone else from the same fate as his father, you know we have passion here. With Sepsis ... Read on »
Research Shows Niacin (B-3) Effective Against Staph Infections by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Sep 2012 7:00am A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that Niacin (vitamin B3) supplementation offers an effective alternative to antibiotic treatment of staph infections. The research , supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, concluded that a megadose of vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) was able to kill ant ... Read on »
Vitamin B3 May Offer New Tool In Fight Against Staph Infections, “Superbugs” by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 27 Aug 2012 4:03pm A new study suggests that nicotinamide, more commonly known as vitamin B3, may be able to combat some of the antibiotic-resistance staph infections that are increasingly common around the world, have killed thousands and can pose a significant threat to public health. The research found that high doses of this vitamin increased by 1,000 tim ... Read on »
Infection and Neck Surgery by robin Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Feb 2011 10:11am It all started on Tuesday, January 18th in the afternoon. I had been out doing errands for about 5 hours and when I returned home I started to feel that familiar ache and fatigue and my neck began to feel sore; as if one of my lymph nodes was beginning to swell. By the next morning, the right side of my neck was huge and all I wanted to do was l ... Read on »
The 9 1/2 week hospital saga by Bitter_Angel Posted Fri 26 Jul 2013 7:32pm Wow a whole month between posts. There are a lot of reasons for it really. I mean I doubt anyone reads here, but it was always more for me anyway. Partly that I have so much to catch up with that it became a tad overwhelming. But also because, I used to write last thing of a night, right before I went to sleep, to allow all the thoughts to tum ... Read on »
Long time, no talk... by Kodi Wilson Facebook Posted Sat 28 May 2011 12:00am Some of you might think that we've dropped off the face the of the earth. Well, we haven't, it's just been a tremendously busy spring. In March Braden was admitted to the PICU, admit #37, with what we thought at the time was a possible blood infection. He had some labs drawn on a Thursday, and the next morning we received a call early ... Read on »
Reader Laura on Sheyla Hershey’s Infection and Implant Removal by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 14 Jul 2010 10:00am Reader Laura’s Comment “The Houston woman who had to go to a foreign country to get implants that are said to be the largest in the world has had to have them removed after developing an infection. She contracted a severe staphylococcal infection after her surgery in June 2010 that had spread into both of her breasts. She had her brea ... Read on »
Staph Infection by Steve Z. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Sun 09 May 2010 9:22am I posted this on Facebook already, so for my Facebook buddies, this is a repeat. I got bit by a bug or something on my left elbow… noticed it on Monday. By Wednesday, it was clearly becoming a problem, so I went to the doctor and was prescribed an antibiotic. She didn’t seem overly concerned, so even though it hurt like hell, I wasn’t co ... Read on »
Another Identity in the System by Renee A. Posted Thu 16 Jun 2011 3:05pm Thank you to everyone who remembered me on my birthday (two days ago). So much has gone on since I last updated, and I have some paperwork for the University to finish up before I can truly relax. Jerry came back sometime in the afternoon on Saturday to get clothes, food, and mutter something about how badly I have ruined his life, with this " ... Read on »