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Infection Information

Remedy for Styes

A stye is an infection of the oil-producing glands on your eyelids. Bacteria present in these glands, called the sebaceous glands,...

How to Repair Peeling Nails

Your nails say a lot about how you take care of yourself. Peeling fingernails can be caused by harsh products, nail hygiene or the...

Causes of Bacterial Growth

Bacteria are a form of tiny germ that thrive is certain environments. Bacteria can reproduce outside or inside the body given the ...

Signs of Infection in the Hole Where a Wisdom Tooth Was Extracted

Located in the very back of the mouth, wisdom teeth are the last to erupt and usually appear anytime from your late teens to mid-t...

Bacterial & Fungal Infections and Heart Disease

Bacterial and fungal infections cause infective endocarditis, or the inflammation of the innermost layer of the heart. Many bacter...

How to Use Allicin to Treat Staph

Allicin is the active ingredient in garlic, known to have effective medicinal effects for the treatment of bacterial and fungal in...

Common Bacterial Infections

Each year, millions of bacterial infections of varying severity occur in Americans of all ages. While most bacterial infections ar...

What Does a Cold Sore Look Like on a Toddler?

Herpes has a bad reputation, and those with herpes are thought to have contracted it during sexual activity. The truth is that her...

How Does Bacteria Infect?

Bacteria are small unicellular organisms which are also known as prokaryotes. As the Merck Manual explains, there are many differe...

How to Treat an Infected Belly-Button Piercing

Belly button piercing infections are not common if you follow the instructions from your piercer and have your piercing done by a ...
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