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ciprofloxacin skin infections

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Rarely: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not typically used for skin infections, much more common in urinary tract infections, abdominal infections and others.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Poor choice: Skin infections can arise from a myriad of sources. Ciprofloxacin may treat the particular microorganism, or it may do absolutely nothing. Recyclin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Depending on the culture and what it is actually sensitive to. That is why some strains are methocillin resistant (mrsa). Your doctor will prescribe ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes among others: Your Doctor will choose and a CULTURE may be performed! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Call doctor: And tell them your symptoms. You may need a different antibiotic.
A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See answer: Headache could be related to having a severe kidney infection especially if was present before starting the antibiotic; or a side effect of the Cipro ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Ganek
50 years experience Pediatrics
Most likely dry skin: Most likely dry skin, try otc 1% Hydrocortisone cream twice a day, and if no improvement in 2-3 days see a dermatologist.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Berns
20 years experience Pathology
Possible, see doctor: Without seeing the flaky area, i can guess that it is yeast, but it would be best to have a thorough examination in person by a doctor. Usually a sim ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Fungal Infections: A doctor can diagnose ringworm based on the appearance of the rash or reported symptoms. He or she will ask about possible exposure to people or anima ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
40 years experience Dermatology
Anti-fungal cream: You can try an anti-fungal cream like clotrimazole, miconazole, terbinafine, and others. If that doesn't work, sometimes an oral anti-fungal prescript ... Read More
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