9 01, 2014

Prevention of Shigellosis


What Is Shigellosis? Shigellosis (pronounced: shih-guh-LOW-sus) is an intestinal infection caused by Shigella (pronounced: shih-GEL-uh) bacteria. The bacteria produces toxins that can attack the lining of the large intestine, causing swelling, ulcers on the intestinal wall, and bloody diarrhea. Symptoms can range from just watery diarrhea to [...]

Prevention of Shigellosis2014-05-10T17:29:20+02:00
6 01, 2014

Why should I care about germs?


Mostly if you have pets at home as well as children it is best to try and get rid of as many germs and bacteria that your pets carry around and so preventing your children from getting those particular viruses caused by germs. Pets carry [...]

Why should I care about germs?2014-05-10T17:31:47+02:00
6 01, 2014

Prevent staph infection at your college dorm


What Is a Staph Infection? Staph is the shortened name for Staphylococcus (pronounced: staf-uh-low-KAH-kus), a type of bacteria. These bacteria can live harmlessly on many skin surfaces, especially around the nose, mouth, genitals, and anus. But when the skin is punctured or broken for any reason, staph [...]

Prevent staph infection at your college dorm2014-05-10T17:30:33+02:00
5 01, 2014

Treat ingrown toe nails and stop infection


What is an ingrown toe nail? A toenail is ingrown when one or both sides of the nail begin to break through and grow into the soft skin of the toe. This can lead to irritation and infection because of all the bacteria hidden around [...]

Treat ingrown toe nails and stop infection2014-05-10T17:28:20+02:00
5 01, 2014

Can fungus come back?


Fungi are all around us, re-infection is possible. Washing infected shoes and socks in hot water will not guarantee that these do not cause re-infection. Patients would wear new shoes and socks or soak old footwear in a fungicide such as FungiSolve, to prevent re-infection. FungiSolve [...]

Can fungus come back?2014-05-10T17:27:05+02:00