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does doxycycline help with chest infections

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: But gastric side effects are common with doxycycline. If you have taken it with food and still get vomiting, ask your doctor for a substitute. Ther ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes!: Blood oxygen level of 92% is likely at rest and when you walk it should go further down, limiting your activities. The poor appetite relates to infect ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Infection: Our body responds to infection in ways that are intended to kill it. Feeling exhausted may be a way to make you rest and avoid spreading it. The antib ... Read More
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Medication effects: Doxycycline may cause common cold and influenza symptoms which may lead to feeling exhausted. Thank you for informing about Sertraline Side effect of ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There are many causes of a rash, but you may have had an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. If you experienced symptoms such as itchiness or wheezin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
NOT USUALLY: While on antibiotics alcohol should be avoided as it may interfere with absorption or metabolism of the antibiotic. Also the duration of antibiotic ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Take it with food: Are you the same person who asked a similar question earlier? See that reply. You can take your doxycycline with food, which should help prevent nause ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily: Only sputum culture can answer this question.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
13 years experience Internal Medicine
The pneumonia : may be in yoru right lung and laying on that side may make the symptoms worse
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stop medication: If you are allergic to a medication, call your doctor and ask if it is OK to stop the medication. Rashes maybe something else or could actually be d ... Read More

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