BMG Infectious Disease
Infectious diseases include bacterial or viral infections that can be complex, requiring specialized care and treatment to diagnose and solve. A patient suffering from an undiagnosed infectious disease may find help from a primary care doctor or a specialist, depending on the severity.
What do Baptist Medical Group infectious disease doctors do?
Highly trained and board certified, our Baptist Medical Group infectious disease doctors treat infections that have led to disease. In many instances, a virus or bacteria may cause mild symptoms including headache or fever or spread easily like chicken pox. In others, a patient may face a life-threatening disease for which hospitalization is required.
The type of doctor required to treat an infectious disease depends on the disease itself.
Common infectious diseases may include:
- Strep throat
- Common colds
- Urinary tract infections
- Chicken pox
- More serious infectious diseases include HIV and staph infections