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antibiotics for stomach bacterial infection

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable.: Treats the infection right away, but resolution of inflammation depends upon the severity of things to start with. May not see things clear up right ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Depends: certain antibiotics can be good for one bug but not another. cultures and sensitivity testing needs to be done .
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Blood test: The most commonly tested bacteria for in stomach infection is h. Pylori which is screened with a blood test. This is the organism responsible for stom ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
See below: Before culture results:One injection in muscle of 250-500mg ceftrioxone+azithromyci 1gm by mouth(or doxycycline 100mg 2Xdaily for 1-2wks) In men older ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Bacterial infections usually require antibiotic treatment with a drug to which the bacteria is susceptible. Some antibiotics will work for some bacte ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several days: Several days depending on the length and severitiy of the infection.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Days: It takes several days for antibiotics to begin counter acting an infection.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Christakis
36 years experience Pediatrics
Can't answer it.: This is too broad a question. Doctors need to take into account: what kind of bacterial infection? Where in the body? How long? Previ ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
See details: 10 days.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weisberg
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Infections: A sore throat is usually a viral infection and treating symptomatically is appropriate. If symptoms progress or do not improve over 5-7 days starting ... Read More
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