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Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Be Careful: Doxycycline (tetracycline) will make you skin more sensitive to sunlight and increase your risk of skin irritation (rash, itching, redness, sunburn, e ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Duplicate question: From my reply yesterday: "Doxycycline can cause photosensitivity (increased susceptibility to sunburn), but usually it does not. If you've had it bef ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Doxycycline: Not normal. Report this to your doctor to get advice on what to do.
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: Unfortunately you did not include the whole meat of the question: the 'what' it is.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : You are experiencing a side effect to the doxycycline. Let your doctor know how you are feeling. Your doctor may decide to switch antibiotics.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Laryngitis: Laryngitis typically either viral or from post nasal drip from allergies or sinus infection, most of which are viral. No antibiotic is helpful with a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience Dentistry
Periodontal disease: Doxycycline is a good broad spectrum antibiotic. Periodontal disease is cause by a gram negative bacteria. Penicillin type of antibiotics only treat ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I would give it at least a few weeks if you're tolerating the medicine well. Rosacea is common, but consider alternative diagnoses if not improving.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Agazanof
10 years experience Pharmacology
Should be fine : There isn't solid proof that antibiotics affect birth control.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Doxy: Yes, it is an older drug and some bacteria have built a resistance to it.D.
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