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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes if it is: bacterial urethritis and the pathogen is susceptible to it. Male urethritis can be traumatic, chemical, chlamydial, or bacterial. Bactrim is a fair ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
It can be: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a sulfa drug antibiotic and can be used to treat cellulitis, but is not usually the primary antibiotic ... Read More
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Skin infection: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is an excellent antibiotic used to treat MRSA or bad staph infection. If the bacteria is other than mrsa, ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
What's the cause: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things in ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonorrhea treatment: Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim®) is not recommended or reliable against gonorrhea. It might work but is dangerously risky; you need proper gon ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Test of cure: Cultures are often taken following treatment of an infection to confirm that they were cured with the chosen antibiotic. Persistent symptoms after tr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
MRSA: Local skin lesions are generally easily treated with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra, assuming you are not allergic to sulfa dru ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No, it does not: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (also called Septra or Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole) is an antibiotic for treating bacterial infections. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Depends . . .: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) only works against those bacteria that are sensitive to it, just like diesel fuel is only good for a diese ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satish Bhadriraju
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Other supportive measures include stool softeners, antipyretics, bed rest. Important to make sure there is no abscess or any other complication. Uro ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
No bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for virus: No. Only is there is a secondary infection. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is an anti-biotics and works against certain bacteria. Shin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Gram neg: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) treats gram negative infections. Most commonly bladder infections and some types of diarrhea. Patients u ... Read More
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