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does antibiotic help with dehydration

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Dehydration is due to a failure to keep up with your free water needs. You either are not drinking enough or acquiring water in foods, or you are loos ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vomiting: And the runs puts you at risk for dehydration which can be serious if long-lasting. Please see your doctor or go to your emergency room. You MAY nee ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Stool change: Antibiotic related bowel pattern and pigment change is not unusual. Often it causes more rapid transit through the intestines with diarrhea being comm ... Read More
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Many thanks and cause a change in bowel habits from constipation diarrhea often anabiotic's will do this food can do this medications can do this. For ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine involution: It is normal following delivery for several weeks to have menstrual type cramps as the uterus returns to it's original size.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Odd treatment: Most gastro at that age is triggered by a variety of viruses. The few that are from bacteria require culture to decide when or if antibiotics are usef ... Read More
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
MGt: I would suggest keeping him well hydrated with frequent sips of Pedialyte. Please monitor his temperature and provide a dose of an anti histamine for ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
32 years experience Family Medicine
Meds in pregnancy: I would doubt that the physician would give you an antibiotic that would not be safe in pregnancy. Emergency room physicians usually defer to obstetr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Food poisoning : Avoid dairy for three weeks. It is very common that after food poisoning people have temporary problems with dairy foods. It's best to speak to your d ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Why don't: You give your doctor a call for an appointment and anti-emetic instead of the er. However, failing that you can expect to wait in the waiting room, t ... Read More

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