Tagged With Infection

A 10-year-old Texas girl has been killed by a brain-eating amoeba after a swim in the Brazos river


A man needed his right eye removed after a deadly drug-resistant fungal infection blinded it


A woman's limbs were amputated after her dogs licked her and gave her a bacterial infection. Most dogs carry the same bacteria.



A woman went blind after showering with contacts in, and an eye doctor says it's because a contact lens is a 'sponge' for fungi and amoebas


One-third of Americans admit that they don't wash their hands after using the bathroom. Here's why you should.


A mother is warning others about life-threatening tick bites after her 2-year-old was hospitalized: 'He wailed because it hurt so badly to be touched'



The FDA is warning people about contaminated tattoo ink that could lead to dangerous bacterial infections


A man got an infection in his brain lining after using a cotton swab to clean out his ear


Here's why you should never use tap water with your neti pot


11 children have died after a virus outbreak in New Jersey — here's what to know about the illness


Drinking more water helps women prevent repeat UTIs, a new study says


Superbugs resistant to most antibiotics have been uncovered in Australia hospitals



A US man had to have his hands and legs amputated because of a bacterial infection he got after being licked by a dog — here's what to know about the risks


An Australian woman has been killed by a pomegranate contaminated with hepatitis A


A 'blister' on a Houston day-care teacher's foot turned out to be flesh-eating disease -- here's what to know about the condition


A woman found 14 worms hiding in her eye after it got red and scratchy -- showing that a new species is capable of infecting humans



A young boy in Oregon died from flesh-eating bacteria after crashing his bike -- here's what to look out for


You've been blowing your nose all wrong — here's how you should do it


Here's what happens if you leave a splinter in your skin for too long


Consumers are asking In-N-Out to stop 'dragging its feet' and make a big change to its beef