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Askor 02-27-2006 06:31 AM

Have you ever had any of these microbes infecting you?
 
I did. The ulcer cell's scientific name is H. Pilori. The microbecan cause ulcers, but not very often.

Giardia 02-27-2006 09:48 AM

Yes
 
I've had the common cold (well, everyone probably has), and I'm pretty sure I've had giardia, because I was swimming in a lake and awhile later, I was running to the bathroom. I won't get too detailed.:D

kskerr 03-04-2006 04:01 PM

Well we all have E. coli, the nonpathogenic form, in our gut. Common cold, think I had the flu one year, strep, and pimple. And yes, H. pylori often just causes inflammation and does not always produce an ulcer.

Norby 05-04-2006 08:16 PM

I once had a Flesh Eating Microbe,:eek: but it was a staph bacterium, not a strep. Nasty germ. Ate its way half way up both of my legs. Took a few months to clear up. I'd give a yuck factor of 8 out of 10.

kskerr 05-04-2006 08:39 PM

Glad they were able to clear it, that is awful :eek:!!!

Giardia 05-04-2006 11:12 PM

OMG! A flesh eating survivour!:eek:

kskerr 05-05-2006 01:01 AM

Dude there are quite a few survivors of it, it is a nasty dangerous disease but not 100% death rate...

rayebs 05-09-2006 02:27 PM

I had mono... Luckly it only REALLY affected me for one day. Only one day I was too tired to function.

kskerr 05-09-2006 04:56 PM

My doc tested me for mono, though I was not sleepy, guess my syptoms matched more rare mono symptoms, and being a college student in a college town I guess mono is everywhere and they seemed to be testing everyone for it. I told him I didn't have it and the blood test proved me right, hah!

Giardia 05-28-2006 02:15 PM

I've never had anything all that harrowing


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