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does amoxicillin help with anthrax infection

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Amoxicillin: Inhibits cell wall mucopeptide production. The wall of bacteria produce this protein (mucopetide).
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If the abscess is dental it may help but if the abscess is in the skin it may require a different antibiotic or procedure called an incision and drain ... Read More
Dr. John Mangoni
44 years experience Pediatrics
Amoxiciilin: it is generally not used to treat that problem
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on what is causing the infection and if it is bacterial if the bacteria is sensitive or resistant to the amoxicillin.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Not guaranteed : Antibiotics are not 100% in getting rid of infections including anthrax. When the disease course is late or fulminant, it becomes harder to treat. Fo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Now: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstai ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anthrax: Vaccination.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on infection: Whether or not an antibiotic or combination works on an infection depends on the infecting organism ; to what antibiotics that organism is susceptib ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
22 years experience Family Medicine
Side effects : Side effects with no benefits such as diarrhea, emesis, antibiotic resistance for future uses.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Can happen: Though not frequent any abx including amoxillin can cause c diff colitis. Take probiotics along with it since this can potentially lower the risk oth ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
53 years experience Dentistry
Yes: If you received Amoxicillin for an infection then you need to see a dentist. The cause of the infection needs to be found and treated. Serious consequ ... Read More

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