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    Wound Infection Conditions

    Wound Infection, There are a number of precautions to take which help to prevent wound infections developing. In most cases wound infections can be cured with an antibiotic ...

    Meningococcal Infection Conditions

    Meningococcal Infection, How common is meningococcal infection? Meningococcal infection is uncommon but it is the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in the UK.

    Chest Infection Conditions

    Chest Infection, A chest infection is an infection affecting your lower respiratory tract. Any infection higher up (including your nose and throat) is known as an u...

    Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention

    Candidal Skin Infection (Yeast Infection) Conditions

    Candidal Skin Infection (Yeast Infection), Sometimes, under certain conditions, they can multiply and cause infection. The common sites for candida to cause infection...

    Parvovirus Infection Professional

    Parvovirus Infection, Detection of the infection by alternative assays is necessary and is important for infection control. Meningoencephalitis can occur with acute par...

    Hantavirus Infection Professional

    Hantavirus Infection, The primary route of infection for both illnesses is the inhalation of live virus present in the aerosolised excreta of infected rodents. , travel related di...

    School Exclusion for Infections Conditions

    School Exclusion for Infections, This leaflet provides brief information about common childhood infections and whether or not children should go to school, etc. Doctors are often ...

    Clostridial Infection Professional

    Clostridial Infection, Two major factors are involved: [ 4 ] Infection, which is commonly caused by C. perfringens in mixed infection with non-sporing anaerobes (eg,...

    Coxsackievirus Infection Professional

    Coxsackievirus Infection, Seek specialist advice if a woman develops HFMD within three weeks of expected delivery, as there may be a risk of passing the infection to the newborn. In ...

    Hookworm Infections Professional

    Hookworm Infections, Epidemiology [ 1 ] Hookworm is the second most common human helminthic infection (after ascariasis). Hookworm infections are thought to affect ap...

    Urine Infection In Men Conditions

    Urine Infection In Men, Some bacteria thrive in urine and multiply quickly to cause infection. A urine infection is often called a urinary tract infection (UTI) ...

    Urine Infection in Children Conditions

    Urine Infection in Children, A course of medicines called antibiotics will usually clear the infection quickly. In most cases, a child with a urine infection will make a ful...

    Fungal Ear Infection Conditions

    Fungal Ear Infection, It you've just come back from SCUBA diving in Hawaii, your doctor may well suspect a fungal cause for your ear infection. Otherwise, because a fungal in...

    Symptoms and Causes Diagnosis, Treatment and Outlook (Prognosis)

    Viral Skin Infections Conditions

    Viral Skin Infections, Viral skin infections are a wide group of conditions. They can be a reaction to a virus inside your body, or they can be an actual infection of your skin. ,...

    Symptoms Causes and diagnosis Treatment and outlook

    Fungal Lung Infections Conditions

    Fungal Lung Infections, But there are other fungi that can cause infections in humans. A lot of these infections are uncomfortable, but not dangerous. What problems can...

    Urine Infection in Pregnancy Conditions

    Urine Infection in Pregnancy, Urine infection is common in pregnancy. If left untreated, some urine infections may progress to cause serious kidney infection.

    Preventing Infection after Splenectomy Conditions

    Preventing Infection after Splenectomy, What can I do to reduce the risk of infection? Most infections that occur after splenectomy can be avoided through the following m...

    Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) Conditions

    Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis), There are separate leaflets on related topics, Cystitis (Urine Infection) in Women , Urine Infection in Pregnancy , Urine Infection...

    Sexually Transmitted Infections Conditions

    Sexually Transmitted Infections, What is a sexually transmitted infection? A sexually transmitted infection (STI) is an infection that can be passed from person ...

    Anogenital Warts Chlamydia Genital Herpes Gonorrhoea HIV and AIDS Non-gonococcal Urethritis Syphilis Trichomonas Tests for Sexually Transmitted Infections Safer Sex

    Ear Infection (Otitis Media) Conditions

    Ear Infection (Otitis Media), Antibiotics are not usually helpful but are prescribed in some cases. The infection usually clears within a few days. What is an ear infection...

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