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Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
Why am I getting recurrent sore throats? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
Eyes May Possess Infection-Killing Power: Study by HealthFinder Posted Fri 28 Sep 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Discovery of bacteria-unfriendly proteins might someday lead to new drugs, researchers say. ... Read on »
Antibiotics in nutshell!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:13pm An antibiotic is a substance or compound that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be broadly classified as either bactericidal or bacteriostatic. Bactericidals kill bacteria directly where bacteriostatics prevent cell division. Antibiotics which target the bacterial cell wall (penicillins, cephalosporins), or cell membrane (po ... Read on »
Wound infection: Bicellin antibiotic therapy by lainak Posted Wed 19 Oct 2011 2:54pm Wound infection (Staphylococcus aureus): Bicellin antibiotic therapy Staphylococcus aureus, also called S. aureus or “staph,” is a bacterium that frequently colonizes the human skin and is present in the nose of about 25-30% of U.S. adults. S. aureus can exist in this form without harming its host or causing symptoms. However, if there is a br ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
Natural Remedies for Strep Throat Infections by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Wed 16 Oct 2013 5:08am I am pleased to feature a guest post by Corey Walden, a licensed personal trainer dedicated to improving people’s health and quality of life. We’ve all had to battle with strep throat at some point in time or other and know how it feels to make an appointment with our doctor, wait at the clinic […] The post Natural Remedies for Strep Throat ... Read on »
Sick… Throat infection of some sort by Strapples Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 May 2012 12:00am [Translate] Throat infection This just plain pisses me off. Yesterday, I woke up with a sore throat, was quite bad and we didn’t think to go to urgent care till after it was closed. We called my ENT specialist Dr Walner, and he said to get a culture. Mom went to my Primary care office and picked up a cultur ... Read on »
Throat Infection :-( by Laura C. Posted Thu 17 Jun 2010 1:34am Well I'd meant to get this post up on Sunday but I got struck down with a nasty throat infection. I rather stupidly decided to go on my Sunday run despite feeling awful. I only got worse and had to leave work halfway through the day on Monday and have been laid up in bed ever since. Hmph! I'm going back to work today so I'm feeling much better, j ... Read on »
All About Bacterial Skin Infections by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 06 Nov 2011 6:28pm Skin care, to be sure, is not just about beauty. It is about hygiene and safety. Unknown to many, all human beings, whether healthy or not, probably have some Staphylococcus aureus bacteria on their skin. These bacteria, simply called staph, are usually found in your nose or throat and may not really cause much problems except for minor ... Read on »