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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Needs evaluation: If you develop copious diarrhea like this after prolonged antibiotics, the prescribing doctor needs to know. There are certain types of diarrhea that ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: For most of uncomplicated female UTIs, a 3-5 day course of antibiotics should be more than needed if bug is sensitive to it. So, you may stop it since ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends: It depends on the infection and whether it is entirely resolved. Please be careful about stopping medicine early, as it can lead to untreated infecti ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Pregnant?: If you miss a period get a home urine test kit and check yourself. You don't say why you were taking cephalexin, how much and for how long, but if the ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Xifaxin is associated with C diff.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Yes it can.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
May take a week: Prevention of antibiotic associated diarrhea has been effective when probiotics are provided when antibiotic is prescribed. After diarrhea starts, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
NO: Please don't self medicate. See a physician who can run tests-there are many different causes.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Common, not normal: Antibiotic associated diarrhea is pretty common; more serious is c difficile associated colitis, often due to antibiotic use. Call your prescribing d ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes it can: Just about any antibiotic can cause diarrhea. It has been shown that probiotics like vsl#3 help prevent antibiotic associated diarrhea ANS c. Diffici ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Side effects: It can cause nausea and diarrhea so it could most likely cause heart burn as well
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Not a good idea: Drinking while taking Flagyl can cause an "antabuse (disulfuram)-like reaction, " which can make you very sick. It won't kill you, but you won't be h ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to Urologist: I assume you have have been tested for all organisms and taken the appropriate amount of antibiotics for time as directed by the Doctor who gave them ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, worry.: You may indeed have c. difficile or some other problem. The diarrhea has gone on too long and you need to be checked.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: All medications, including bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can cause symptoms of indigestion. This is primarily due to your intestines b ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes?: Any drug, including ciprofloxacin, can cause allergic eruptions.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes in adults: Ciprofloxacin is infrequently used in bacterial gastroenteritis. Soft tissue damage. E.G., tendon rupture, has been reported especially when used in c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
No: If you have diarrhea from salmonella, you can take clear liquids and a bland diet until the diarrhea resolves. You should not take imodium, (loperamid ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: Any alteration of vaginal or perineal flora (normal population of organisms) can predispose to secondary yeast infection but single dose of biaxin (cl ... Read More
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Not needed usually: Traveller's diarrhoea is self limiting disease usually, so antibiotics is not needed for it. If it persists, a stool sample is needed to be tested fir ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not normal: You could be having reaction to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Suggest you call Dr and change antibiotic
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Scarlet fever: Strep organism that causes scarlet fever is sensitive to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). After the third day your child should have responde ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Not recommended.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe: Safe to take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) with flagyl. No, Flagyl will not treat fungal infection.
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