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Do you have to get antibiotics for salmonella

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Salmonella:: Tends to hide from antibiotics in the gallbladder. There are some that are active in the bile, and most salmonella infections clear on their own event ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Salmonella: Most of the time, no treatment is required for Salmonellosis. Antibiotics may be used for at risk individuals (such as infants
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Do not advise: The answer is yes but probably would not do unless you develop symptoms and can document with a stool test the presence of salmonella.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Salmonella: Salmonella infection is usually self limiting , but some doctors will treat with antibiotics.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
No: Generally it is better to clear the bacteria from your bowel without antibiotics. If you are very sixk with high fever or concerns of dehydration you ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes you should: Salmonella does not usually cause UTIs at least in the U.S. The fact that you have a Salmonella infection that is resistant to the antibiotics that h ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Sensitivities?: The lab should be able to test to see which antimicrobials used for typhoid may be active since resistance can occur but it can take as long as 10-14 ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Reinfection: Salmonella is an infection that does not produce immunity meaning it can be acquired again and again. It must be treated every time so that the bacter ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: To eliminate the bug from your gut and prevent recurrence, despite having no symptoms now, wish you well
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Salmonella is: One of enteric bacteria and can cause gastroenteritis, sometimes severe. You doctor should have information on antibiotic sensitivity on the urine cu ... Read More

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