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Does keflex help chest infections

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
Nephrology and Dialysis 17 years experience
May be allergic: Allergies to medications can happen at any time, even if you have had the medication before. If you are having chest pain with the medication, it can... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Could be hive: Sounds like he may be allergic to the cephalexin.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
A herpetic whitlow: Is not a bacterial infection and, if that is what the finger issue is, does not require antimicrobials.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Rash neck pain: hello ~ this could be many things in a very wide differential diagnosis, but you are 30yo with head and neck pain and a rash I would advise that you g... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: It is now July, so coughing since November means coughing for 8 months. That is a very long time, so a doctor's evaluation is needed. One can write do... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
not really. You should be evaluated with a culture from the lesions and possibly might need a different medication. See a dermatologist for eval.
A female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 39 years experience
Probably viral: Lack of improvement on antibiotics (with a chest xray negative for infiltrates) suggests viral bronchitis. Be patient as this can take 2-3 weeks to im... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Call surgeon: In all likelihood, it is likely that there is no problem. However your surgeon is likely the best source for this answer.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Arden
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Unless : Unless the ear pain and pressure are secondary to a bacterial infection, antibiotic therapy is unlikely to be helpful. We often prescribe antibiotics ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Could be: Keflex (cephalexin) is good for skin structure infections, so it should provide relatively broad coverage for an insect bite. If not getting better, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not Necessarily: Dental infections can take a while to subside. What procedure was performed? The dentist who is treating you and prescribed the antibiotics should be ... Read More