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can I get antibiotics without seeing a doctor

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Ears: Only if you want to get a lot sicker. See your dr.

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you and your pcp have a good relationship and he/she knows your and your conditon(s) and is trusting of your history, etc, then the doctor may feel ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
In Mexico, not in US: Do not believe antibiotics are dispensed without Dr's on nurse practitioner's prescription anywhere in the USA. You could get them in Mexico without a ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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NO: Usually incision and drainage will suffice
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
I think you: should see a doctor, especially if you have fever or difficulty swallowing or opening your mouth. It could be strep throat or even abscess. Most sor ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Try our other forum: Try HealthTap Prime, one of our premium services. On PRIME, doctors see and treat you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. You can send photos or test r ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Never, however...: The common cold is caused by viruses. Antibiotics don't help at all and will do more harm than good by killing your normal flora. The best treatment m ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Don't do this: Antibiotics may not be necessary and are potentially quite dangerous with numerous complications and induction of allergic reactions. On top of that, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mukund manhur Dayaram
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Epididymitis: Yes you do need a prescription for an antibiotic from your GP.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Valencia
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Frequent tonsillitis: If you're having frequent and recurrent tonsillitis and is affecting your quality of life, you may consider tonsillectomy (removal of the tonsils). C ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually. Not always.: In the US, try HealthTap PRIME for private virtual consultations. On Prime, a doctor sees you via smartphone or laptop; and may prescribe drugs if the ... Read More
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