Safe Natural Cures For Urinary Tract Infections

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With commonly prescribed antibiotics becoming useless in fighting bladder infection, natural cures for bladder infections are a likely solution to a growing problem. Historically, treating a bladder infection was done with several doses of antibiotics, easily eliminating the bacteria taking up residence in your bladder. However, due to the widespread use of antibiotics as a […]


What You Need To Know About Mrsa

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In recent weeks, drug-resistant staph infections have been making the headlines. Top US doctors are now calling staphylococcus aureus bacteria as “the cockroach of bacteria” due to its ability to lurk in various places and spread easily clinging on unwashed hands. The culprit is MRSA, or methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, which is a form of the […]


Fighting Bacterial Infections

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The advent of antibiotics in modern medicine had empowered and gave medical practitioners an upper hand in the fight against bacterial infection. Innovations in medical science and technology have allowed physicians to improve their effectiveness in saving the lives of people. However, the “antibiotic miracle” is also the reason why new strains of antiobiotic-resistant bacteria […]


Conquering The Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs

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Since its discovery in 1928 by the Scottish scientist named Sir Ian Fleming, doctors have been prescribing penicillin to patients for the cure of everything from minor infections to life-threatening diseases. In medical terms, penicillin is classified as an antibiotic. An antibiotic is a chemical compound that inhibits or abolishes the growth of microorganisms such […]


Fighting Bacterial Infections

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The advent of antibiotics in modern medicine had empowered and gave medical practitioners an upper hand in the fight against bacterial infection. Innovations in medical science and technology have allowed physicians to improve their effectiveness in saving the lives of people. However, the “antibiotic miracle” is also the reason why new strains of antiobiotic-resistant bacteria […]


Untreated Strep Throat Can Lead To Serious Complications

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While sore throat is an ailment that clears on itself within a few days, strep throat often requires medical treatment with antibiotics. Physicians claim that in the absence of an appropriate medical treatment, strep throat can rapidly aggravate and lead to complications such as rheumatic fever, cardiovascular diseases or kidney affections. Before penicillin was discovered, […]


Do Antibiotics And Birth Control Flow

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It is a little known fact that birth control medications rely heavily on the body’s natural biochemistry. A large number of pharmaceutical birth control products work by affecting the chemical or hormonal balance of the body to prevent pregnancy. While most of these medications are designed to be able to work despite the multitude of […]


Hospital Infections

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According to the Center for Disease Control, the fourth leading cause of death among Americans is due to hospital based infections. Why would infections play a part in hospital care when the US leads the world in technology and antibiotic use? The overuse of antibiotics may be one cause of overwhelming infection by antibiotic resistant […]


Strep Throat Is More Than Just An Ailment

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Strep throat is inflammation and swelling of the throat, tonsils and lymph nodes. Unlike sore throat, which is caused by infection with viruses, strep throat is caused by infection with bacteria. While most sore throats generate mild symptoms and clear naturally, without the aid of medical treatments, strep throat generally requires a course of antibiotics. […]


The Link Between Antibiotics And Birth Control

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Earlier studies seemed to indicate that if antibiotics and birth control pills are taken simultaneously, more women got pregnant than one would normally expect. Medications like ampicillin and tetracycline are suspected of interfering with the effectiveness of birth control pills. However, from all the studies that saw this connection, they have shown that antibiotics do […]


The War Against Drug Resistant Bacteria Rages On

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Finally, after years of warnings from health authorities of the growing hazard posed by drug-resistant bacteria, people are now listening. A deadly strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria seems to be responsible in the death of more people every year, according to a study published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association. An estimated […]


Dealing With Infections

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Once a tooth has been extracted, bacteria will still be alive in the mouth, even more so with those who have bad oral hygiene. Infections are very common following extractions. Depending on how bad the tooth was that the dentist removed, he may prescribe you some antibiotics to take that will greatly reduce your risk […]


Adult Acne

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You breezed through your teenage years with a zit or two and never thought about it. Now you look into the mirror in horror. What happened? How is it possible to develop acne in your mid 30’s, isn’t this supposed to happen to teenagers? You find yourself embarrassed and confused. The unfair fact is that […]


Your Antibiotic One Day To 10 Day Options

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When you’re sick, listen to your mother: go see your doctor and find out what illness you have and how to get better. If you’re diagnosed with a bacterial infection, your doctor can provide a host of treatment options, which may include antibiotics. To treat a bacterial illness such as sinusitis or an ear infection, […]


Facts You Should Know About Bladder Infection

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Urinary tract infection (UTI) can be in any part of the urinary tract – The urethra, the bladder, the ureters and the kidneys. Of these, the most common infections occur in the bladder. Bladder infections are also known as cystitis, which literally means an inflammation of the bladder. Risk Factors Some people are more likely […]


Antibiotics As A Cure For Stomach Ulcer

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Stomach ulcer refers to open lesions and ulcerations at the level of the stomach. Statistics indicate that more than two percent of the people in the United States are diagnosed with stomach ulcer each year and it is estimated that around eight to ten percent of these people are at risk of developing various other […]


Effective Alternatives For Antibiotics In The Treatment Of Strep Throat

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Strep throat is an illness that commonly accompanies flu or cold. Although it commonly affects children, strep throat can occur at any age. Unlike sore throat, an ailment caused by infection with viral agents, strep throat is caused by infection with group A streptococcus bacteria. These bacteria are very contagious and they can be easily […]


Oil Of Oregano And Infections

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I’d like to share with you a healing substance that can improve your life and the life of your friends in an extraordinary way. It’s a versatile herbal medicine that truly merits the name “a medicine chest in a bottle”. Whether you are traveling, at home or at your job, when you need first aid, […]


New Types Of Antibiotics In The Treatment Of Strep Throat

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Strep throat is inflammation and swelling of the throat, tonsils and lymph nodes due to infection with group A streptococcus bacteria. Strep throat is very contagious and the bacteria responsible for causing the illness can be easily acquired by entering in contact with contaminated people. Streptococcus bacteria are airborne and they can be transmitted through […]


Childhood Strep Throat Overview

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Children and teenagers are commonly confronted with strep throat. Due to its very contagious character, strep throat can be easily acquired by children during the flu seasons. Strep throat is a type a sore throat caused by infection with group A streptococcus bacteria. Unlike sore throat, the bacterial form of the illness usually generates more […]