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does amoxicillin and clavulanate help with bacterial skin infection

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prostatitis? Wait: If your husband is being treated for prostatitis with the antibiotics, wait until the antibiotics are completed and his infection has been cleared by ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Not for STD: I do not know of any STD where this antibiotic would be the preferred treatment.
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Few times.: The most common STD infections are not treated with amoxicillin. There are still some infections that can be treated with penicillin. Consult with y ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Moretta
39 years experience Dentistry
Too much: For a normal tooth infection Amoxicillin 875mg two times a day for a week is enough. Metronidazole would only be prescribed if you had a serious infec ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lourdes Borges ruiz
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: Allegra is a non-sedating anti-histamine and would be a good addition for treatment of a sinus infection.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Itching , skin rash: The itching and skin rash represent an allergic reaction to the antibiotic you are taking..Your doctor gave you the proper advice
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: it could be a side effect of the medication . Very unusual one Check with your doctor in case they needs to change your antibiotics
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Insufficient info: What sort of chronic bacterial infection are we talking about? Some are just inconvenient, others are cause for concern. See a doctor, get a firm diag ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If that repetitive friction creates any break in the skin there is a chance germs can invade that break. The skin is a good basic barrier to infection ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: You should see your doctor. You may need antibiotics.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
SULFA meds: Many skin infections today are caused by resistent staph (mrsa). Sulfa is a good first line oral antibiotic.
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