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Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

Overview

Infection with bacteria called Group B Streptococcus which can cause severe symptoms or even death. The bacteria occur in the stomach and the urogenital tract of females and are normally harmless and cause no symptoms. However, it can cause a range of diseases in newborns, the elderly and people with poor immune systems

Symptoms - Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

* Asymptomatic * Respiratory distress * Apnea * Shock * Pneumonia * Meningitis * Poor feeding * Blue skin * Abnormal heart rate * Lethargy * Coma * Asymptomatic * Fever * Headache * Confusion * Shortness of breath * Burning sensation during urination * Frequent urination * Abdominal swelling * Tender uterus * Breathing difficulty * Lethargy * Irritability * Poor feeding * Seizures

Causes - Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

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Prevention - Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

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Diagnosis - Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

signs and symptoms of Streptococcal Group B invasive disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Streptococcal Group B invasive disease symptoms.

Prognosis - Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

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Treatment - Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

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Resources - Streptococcal Group B invasive disease

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