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cephalexin to treat orchitis

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No harm: Masturbation probably won't hurt anything. At your age (19) by far the most common causes of epididymitis are chlamydia and gonorrhea, although t ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 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
31 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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Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
No: A pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No effect: Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light. They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no sym ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Vidor
Dr. Ira Vidor answered
17 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
19 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 male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not the best choice: If due to bacteria sensitive to the cephalosporin antibiotics, cefuroxime should work fine. But knowing this requires a urine cuture with antimicrobia ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Antibiotivs or surge: If it is caused by sexually transmitted disease such as gonorrhea, antibiotics and also treat sexual partner /partners. No sex until after treatment. ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
I would take it.: My hand has a lot of close spaces and what starts as a simple cut could end up with loss of the finger.. No doubt if it was my injury I would take the ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Whittam
14 years experience Pediatric Urology
Depends: Orchitis typically refers to infection of the testicle and antibiotics are used to treat such infections. Sometimes a prolonged course of antibiotics ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It would be unusual for a tick bite to get infected and require cephalexin. There are infections that can be transmitted by the ticks themselves, but ... Read More
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