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cephalexin to treat epididymitis

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Dr. Moe Zafarani
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Be patient: This is very though. Make sure the lab knows that you are taking antibiotics, the culture will be treated differently and hopefully it will grow somet ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohsin Reza
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: Acute epididymitis is most commonly infectious in etiology but can also be from noninfectious causes such as trauma and autoimmune diseases. Based on ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Carter
39 years experience Urology
Not usually used: Flagyl is not typically used to treat epididymitis because the organisms which cause it are not usually sensitive to Flagyl. The best antibiotics for ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Pinguecula are a normal structure sort of like the callus of the eyes. They are no due to infection or caused by infection. Cehalexin is a good anti ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally no: Pinguecula is usually caused by uv radiation. Cephalexin, which is an antibiotic, is not used to treat pingueculas per se, unless one has an associat ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Vidor
Dr. Ira Vidor answered
18 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Pinguecula is a conjunctival degeneration caused by environmental irritants (sunlight/ wind/ dust). Surgical removal is the treatment (if they are tr ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
20 years experience Family Medicine
No: A pinguecula is not an infection to be treated with an antibiotic such as cephalexin. It is a non-cancerous growth on the conjunctiva of the eye. Usua ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Levofloxin: Yes is should be treating both conditions.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
20 years experience Family Medicine
Good for you: It appears the infection has been treated appropriately. I am not sure why you have the pleasure sensation since then. But if it is associated wit ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: If epididymitis-causing bug is sensitive to the prescribed antibiotics, usually yes, a course of one-week use will usually suffice but not necessary t ... Read More
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