- Q How do other illnesses affect subdural empyema?
Other illnesses - infections, specifically - can cause subdural empyema. In children under the age of five, subdural empyema most commonly stems from bacterial meningitis. In adults, subdural empyema most commonly comes from sinus infections.... Full Answer
- Q How do other illnesses affect bubonic plague?
Currently, there are studies being conducted to determine a possible connection between individuals who did not contract bubonic plague during the Black Death epidemic (which was a widespread outbreak of the bubonic plague during the Middle... Full Answer
- Q What is Helicobacter pylori bacteria?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyHelicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacteria that finds its way into your stomach (possibly from food or water) and, for some, causes no problems. However, for others, the results can be devastating. H. pylori gets into trouble when it dissolves the... Full Answer
- Q How is Heliobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection treated?
Natasha Turner, Alternative & Complementary MedicineHelicobacter pylori are a type of bacterium that tends to overgrow when our stomach acidity is low. Overgrowth of H. pylori also tends to cause a reduction in stomach acidity, thereby allowing H. pylori to proliferate. This nasty infiltration increases... Full Answer
- Q What causes bacterial vaginosis (BV)?
Not much is known about how women get BV. Any woman can get BV. But there are certain things that can upset the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina, raising your risk of BV: Having a new sex partner or multiple sex partners Douching Using an... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of pyelonephritis?
Symptoms of pyelonephritis may resemble those of a typical urinary tract infection, including a frequent need to urinate and burning pain while urinating. Additional symptoms include vomiting, fever, chills, nausea, and pus or blood in the urine stream.... Full Answer