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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
If true=yes: A true allergic reaction to any antibiotic is a lifelong issue. The problem in kids is they get "rashes" from lots of unrelated issues and may be labe ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: Just because you have an allergy to Bactrim doesn't put you at increased risk for developing an allergy to cipro (ciprofloxacin). There are lots of op ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Try other antibiotic: There are plenty of other antibiotics out there either for an acute infection or prophylaxis if needed. Discuss this with your dr. Alternatives includ ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Generally speaking, nitrofurantoin is still a good time-tested antibiotics for uncomplicated urine tract infection although it has been used for dec ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Grobman
40 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Likely: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) allergy is usually a sulfa allergy so would think you would also react to sulfamethazole. Let your doctor ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
?: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and doxycycline don't cross react, meaning if you're allergic to one of them doesn't mean y ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Please check with your PCP, but Azithromycin can be considered.
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
27 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
New allergy: You are correct that there is not a relationship between sulfa and sulfate, but some patients can develop an allergy to other things, or the rash is u ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sulfamethoxazole : Trimethoprim , most water pills, celebrex (celecoxib).
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