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Amoxicillin 500mg chest infection

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The inhaler: Could help straight away. Must expect 48 to 72 hours before the antibiotic will kick in.

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilbert Ramirez
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Penicillin's like amoxicillin are considered safe in pregnancy.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 47 years experience
Xray: Check with your examining physician: you could have developed pleurits ( inflammation of sac around your lungs) or costochondritis ( an inflammation o... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Needs investigation: There are serious disorders that affect both lungs and kidneys, e.g., wegners and goodpasteur. You should consult your doctor immediately to rule out ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 28 years experience
Chest infection: Chest infection is a loose term used for pneumonia, bronchitis and sometimes asthma attacks when not sure of the diagnosis. Chest tightness is a sympt... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Mattar
undefined 24 years experience
Continue therapy: A sinus infection can also be chronic, I highly recommend you to finish the course of antibiotics first. It's little early to see improvements after c... Read More
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Depends : If he's breathing ok can probably wait until can get an appointment with doctor. Agree worth at least a re examination of the chest. If breathing tr... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
Yes based on FDA: Fda pregnancy category b. Amoxicillin is not expected to harm an unborn baby. The effect of the chest infection on your health is likely more risky th... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
Family Medicine 14 years experience
7-10 days: It works better for infections in the nose than the chest, but usually at lest 7-10 days are needed. Some sinus infections need even longer.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Chest pain severe: You should call your doctor immediately to report your condition. You need to be re-checked and possible have tests e.g. Chest xray, ECG etc.