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Three weeks away for C. diff?

YANMD, but MD says that positive for C. difficile means staying isolated for at least three weeks. Is this the usual precaution? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 26, 2014 - 11 answers

Help identify my skin issues, please? Picture included.

I've been getting open sores on my chest area that start as pimples for about five years. A few days ago, I got an especially bad one. Dermatologist says it's a "staph abscess", but I'm not so confident. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 23, 2013 - 14 answers

What vaginal infection is this?

Embarrassing and unusual symptom has been plaguing me for months now. Your insight, experience and advice appreciated. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 8, 2013 - 9 answers

How to deal with a yeast infection when I can't see a doc right away?

I think I have a yeast infection but I'm having a hard time getting a doctor's appointment anytime soon. Advice for what to do in the meantime is appreciated! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 19, 2011 - 36 answers

Make the itching stoppp

Any last-ditch yeast infection treatments that worked for you? Also, has anyone experienced persistent recurring yeast infections on Synthroid or other replacement thyroid hormones? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 23, 2011 - 29 answers

It's NOT thrush

A question about IUD/the Coil - persistent infection and removal. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 11, 2010 - 9 answers

Oral sex - how risky is low-risk?

Unprotected oral sex outside my relationship: is this risky enough to warrant a confession? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 22, 2010 - 26 answers

Is my doctor incompetent or do I have multiple conditions?

Is my doctor incompetant? I thought it was a UTI, he thinks it's a fungal infection, oh and also herpes and chlamydia depending on when you ask him. What gives? (slight amount of gross). [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 20, 2010 - 12 answers

Bladder pain sucks arse

Odd soreness in the pelvic area. Yes, I will talk to a doctor, but I'd like some thoughts from the hivemind... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 18, 2010 - 14 answers

Undiagnosable female issues.

I know you are not my doctor. I'm having a female issue that my OB/GYN can't figure out. I need ideas on how to approach this situation. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 17, 2009 - 21 answers

Found the "bullseye", now what?

After a week of what was diagnosed as some form of Viral Syndrome Meningitis, I just found a big target-shaped rash on the back of my leg. Looks just like the pictures. This started on Sunday of Labor Day weekend after camping. Now that I'm pretty sure it's Lyme Disease what should I ask for and do first? I'm about 10 days into the infection. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 16, 2009 - 6 answers

Boil Remedy in Japan?

Help! I'm in Japan, and I have a painful boil on my back from several weeks of carrying around a heavy backpack. I used this and Neosporin a few years ago in a similar situation in the US, but I don't know what to look for at a drugstore here. Any ideas? (I can speak only a tiny bit of Japanese, but I can read Katakana, in case that might help)
posted by anonymous on Jun 30, 2009 - 6 answers

My hairdresser has HIV.

My hairdresser just learned that she has HIV. Should we do anything differently? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 8, 2009 - 10 answers

GP says it's thrush - is it?

The doctor says I have thrush. Five pessaries or so later, it hasn't gone away. What;s going on? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 20, 2008 - 9 answers

Icky nail infection in NYC: Derm recommendations in midtown?

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]
posted by anonymous on Sep 28, 2008 - 4 answers

I have some sort of bump on my buttock.

I have some sort of bump on my buttock. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 6, 2007 - 12 answers

Am I still infected, or am I just impatient?

Should I still consider myself as having a yeast infection? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 20, 2007 - 13 answers

help for chronic vaginal infections?

Yeast? Bacterial vaginosis? Something else? It's getting chronic and I'm starting to despair. For details about girly parts, there's [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 18, 2006 - 23 answers

Molluscum Contagiosum

Dealing with Molluscum Contagiosum. MCV is a pesky skin virus common among children but also increasingly prevalent among adults, and treatment is not always trivial. How do you deal with being contagious? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 1, 2005 - 6 answers

antibiotic dangers

Medical question: How dangerous is taking unprescribed antibiotics? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 21, 2005 - 26 answers

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