Tag Archives: Bacteria

Antibiotics – 5 Reasons to Avoid Them – Yeast Infection, MRSA, Resistance, Diarrhea, and Allergy

[Original publication date 2-24-11. Content and links checked and updated 5-21-16.]   Have a cold? Take an antibiotic?   Ear pain? Take an antibiotic.   Acne? Take an antibiotic. That’s what people think anyway.

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Photo Quiz Answer – Q.001

Photo Quiz Answer – Q.001 – June 10, 2011 Cutaneous anthrax due to Bacillus anthracis. Most cases of cutaneous anthrax are caused by contamination of an open wound, often with bacteria present on wool, leather, or hair from infected animals, … Continue reading

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Are you prepared to prevent 99% of infections?

Image via Wikipedia Infections in human beings are caused by a frightening array of microorganisms. Bacteria, viruses, fungi, yeast, worms, amoeba, parasites, and prions invade the human body, spreading fear and misery throughout the world.   In a very real sense, … Continue reading

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Abscessed Teeth – Where will they lead?

Earlier today I was thinking about my patients who refuse to visit a dentist, for whatever reason.  Now and then they see or call me about a toothache, requesting an antibiotic until they can get to a dentist.  Amoxicillin usually … Continue reading

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Protected: Fish Antibiotic Question for Medical Pros

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Seven Antibiotics to Stockpile and Why – SurvivalBlog post

 The following article was written for SurvivalBlog, Friday, February 18, 2011.  The full article may be found at: http://www.survivalblog.com/2011/02/seven_antibiotics_to_stockpile.html   Dr. Koelker now serves as SurvivalBlog’s Medical Editor   * * * Assuming your personal physician will help you stockpile … Continue reading

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