Why is the log phase of bacterial growth called the log phase, when it actually resembles an exponential curve rather than a logarithmic curve? I'm really dusty on my math, can someone explain this to me?
YANMD filter: is my laryngitis bacterial or viral? If the former... weekend medical clinics in Manhattan? Halp. [more inside]
Why does Bacterial Vaginosis keep coming back? [more inside]
Is it possible for bacteria, and/or viruses to ever physically adapt to soap, alcohol, peroxide, iodine, ect.? [more inside]
Manhattan dermatologist who can see me this week to handle an out of control icky infection (classic manicure-from-hell scenario)? The closer to Grand Central-ish, the better! [more inside]
Can one use Lactobacillus acidophilus to treat bacterial vaginosis and, if so, how? [more inside]
I have been beset by crappy luck and chronic health problems in the past year. It's been extremely stressful, worsened by the fact these very health problems prevent me from employing my normal methods of dealing with stress. I'm spiraling quickly downward into mood-swings and depression and I don't know what to do. How did you deal with your stressful periods? [more inside]
Yeast? Bacterial vaginosis? Something else? It's getting chronic and I'm starting to despair. For details about girly parts, there's [more inside]