Infections and viruses are a common occurence. But, when is the flu, �really� a flu? And when is a sore throat, a strep throat? Do ear infections always need a course of antibiotics? And, most importantly, once your doctor has identified your illness, what are the common treatments that are prescribed? Find out more about the many infections and viruses that afflict us including parasitic infections.
In this article, the various types of antibiotics used to treat infections caused by gram negative bacteria together with their side effects have been presented.
Are you looking for information on antibiotic resistant infection treatment? Here we will discuss the different treatments that may be used.
Infection control in the home care setting is a must for home care providers. There are many steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of infection to the home care provider and patient.
Cellulitis is a bacterial infection affecting the skin. Learn the causes, symptoms, treatment options and dangers.
What are the side effects of antibiotics and what things should you know before taking them? Learn about antibiotic side effects when used alone and with other substances. Find out about a dangerous side effect caused by antibiotic misuse that costs the healthcare system billions of dollars.
Antibiotics, or antibacterials, are medications that treat infections caused by bacteria. Our immune system can usually destroy the bacteria before they can multiply. How do antibiotics work? They help the immune system to destroy harmful bacteria.
Broad spectrum antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. They are effective on different types of bacteria, but are not affective on viruses, such as a cold or flu. Read on to learn about the most common broad spectrum antibiotics.
When it comes to tooth abscess, antibiotics are usually prescribed. A collection of bacteria, dead tissues and white blood cells containing pus in the tissues surrounding a tooth as a result of bacterial infection leads to the formation of tooth abscess.
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial infection that makes headline news owing to its resistance to some antibiotics. Whether MRSA infections spread via swimming pools is a topic of much debate. Read on to find out the association of MRSA inflections and swimming pool.
Despite its dangers to our health, the tanning salon business is still booming. Many people are unaware that indoor tanning risks go beyond wrinkled skin and cancer. Learn about the spread of infections from tanning beds and how to avoid being a victim.