Infectious Diseases Specialist

Sarah E Miller, MD -  - Infectious Disease Specialist

Neudorf Infectious Diseases Clinic

Sarah E Miller, MD

Infectious Disease Specialist & Internist located in Conroe, TX & Montgomery, TX

Germs are everywhere and it’s almost impossible to avoid them. Some germs are responsible for infectious diseases that make you sick. At Neudorf Infectious Diseases Clinic in Conroe and Montgomery, Texas, Sarah Miller, MD, diagnoses and treats a full range of infectious diseases like HIV, hepatitis C, pneumonia, and diarrheal diseases. For compassionate and comprehensive care for your infectious disease, call the office or book online.

Infectious Diseases Q&A

What is an infectious disease?

Infectious disease is an umbrella term for a wide range of illnesses and medical conditions caused by germs classified as:

  • Parasites: causes malaria, giardia, and pinworm
  • Bacteria: causes strep throat and urinary tract infections
  • Viruses: causes influenza, chickenpox, colds, Rubella, and HIV
  • Fungi: causes athlete’s foot, thrush, and ringworm

Many infectious diseases are sudden and acute, while others are chronic and need to be managed in partnership with an infectious disease expert like Dr. Miller. 

What are some common infectious diseases?

In addition to those listed above, other common infectious diseases are:

  • Abscess
  • C. difficile colitis
  • Hepatitis A, B, and C 
  • Meningitis
  • Syphilis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Trichomonas
  • Genital herpes

Dr. Miller specializes in hard-to-diagnose and difficult-to-treat infectious diseases. She leaves no stone unturned when it comes to determining the root cause of your illness and custom care to help you resolve it as quickly as possible.

How are infectious diseases spread?

Infectious diseases are spread in the following ways:

  • Person-to-person contact
  • Bites from insects or animals
  • Indirect contact
  • Contaminated water, food, plants, or soil

In general, when you’re diagnosed with an infectious disease, you should take these measures to protect others:

  • Wash your hands often
  • Cover scrapes and cuts
  • Cover your coughs
  • Don’t go to work or school when you’re sick
  • Don’t share personal items, such as razors or toothbrushes
  • Practice safe sex

The dedicated team at Neudorf Infectious Diseases Clinic works diligently to diagnose infectious diseases early to help you prevent spreading sickness to others, as well as to put you on the road to recovery as quickly as possible.

How are infectious diseases treated?

Dr. Miller treats each infectious disease individually and according to your unique needs. Some of the treatment methods she may use include:

  • Antifungal medications
  • Antiviral medications
  • Antibiotics
  • Antiparasitic drugs

For comprehensive care for an infectious disease, call to schedule an appointment at the Neudorf Infectious Diseases Clinic office nearest to you or book online.