What is Actinomycosis?

Actinomycosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Actinomyces species such as Actinomyces israelii or A. gerencseriae. It can also be caused by Propionibacterium propionicus, and the condition is likely to be polymicrobial aerobic anaerobic infection.

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I developed a very painful large abcess on jawline within 2 days. I have noticed small black flecks at multiple spots on abcess that feel like...

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I have been told I have Actinomycosis at this time it is pretty much throughout my body including eyes,,skin.Urinary track .Antibiotics taken...

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Actinomyces, the bacteria causing this disease is sensitive to...

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Some of what the actinomycosis has and is doing Thank you for your time, what I am dealing with is more than a skin problem the damn things seem to...

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