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Is UTI contagious? – VnExpress

UTIs are caused by bacteria that grow in the urethra, kidneys, and bladder, but this disease is not contagious. A urinary tract infection or inflammation is a bacterial infection that grows in the urinary tract including the urethra, kidneys, ureters, and bladder. When infected, there are usually symptoms such as frequent urination, pain, burning when […]

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6 causes of right kidney pain

Urinary tract infections, kidney stones, kidney injury, renal vein thrombosis… can be causes of right kidney pain. The kidneys are organs located in the back of the upper abdomen, below the rib cage of the body. Each person has two kidneys located on either side of the spine. Due to the unique size and location […]

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How to help cancer patients reduce the risk of infection

People with cancer should limit crowds, avoid contact with sick people, and do not eat raw food to reduce the risk of infection. During chemotherapy and radiation therapy for cancer, the white blood cell count decreases, making the patient more susceptible to infection. Infection with cancer makes treatment difficult. As a result, cancer patients are […]

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Complications of stroke to be aware of – VnExpress

Brain edema, pneumonia, epilepsy, depression… are unexpected complications of stroke. Stroke (cerebral vascular accident) is a dangerous disease, often leaving many serious complications for the patient. Depending on whether the stroke is caused by ischemic stroke or bleeding in the brain and the time the patient is treated for emergency treatment, complications will also vary. […]

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Should you eat yogurt when you have diarrhea? – VnExpress

Yogurt has many beneficial bacteria, supports intestinal activities, can reduce the unpleasant effect of diarrhea when used. Bacteria are found in all fermented dairy products, including yogurt. When making yogurt, specific bacteria are added to the milk, which helps convert the sugar in the milk (lactose) into lactic acid. The fermentation process helps to produce […]

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Is there a contagious disease when going to a public restroom?

Toilets are home to many types of bacteria, especially in public places that are not cleaned and disinfected, potentially causing many diseases. However, most sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea… are transmitted through direct contact between genital organs and genital secretions such as semen and vaginal secretions when relationship. Only when bacteria and […]

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4 common lower respiratory tract infections

Acute bronchitis, pneumonia, bronchiolitis and tuberculosis are dangerous lower respiratory tract infections in children and the elderly. Statistics in Vietnam show that a child can have lower respiratory tract infections many times a year. Prof. TS.BS Ngo Quy Chau, Professional Director, Senior Advisor of the Department of Respiratory Internal Medicine, Tam Anh General Hospital, Hanoi, […]

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Tetanus infection from small scratches

HanoiA 64-year-old female patient, in Kien Hung, Ha Dong, has difficulty swallowing, opening her mouth wide, thinking she has a stomach problem, so she went to Ha Dong General Hospital for examination. Doctor Bui Thi Duong Thao (head of the Department of Functional Exploration at the hospital), on February 9 said that the patient was […]

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Pathway of nCoV infection

Paul Hunter, professor of medicine at the University of East Anglia and non-permanent advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO), said it is difficult to determine how people are infected with nCoV, even though the virus has infected 107. million people in the world. For example, a person may touch the counter top of the […]