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how long does it take for antibiotics to leave your system

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
No: Antibiotics do not alter immune functioning.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Thanks for asking!: If truly a simple, uncomplicated UTI (females)and have been placed on the appropriate antibiotic, 1-3 days of antibiotic will usually kill the bacteri ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: It depends on the antibiotics and the extent of the infection as well as sensitivity of the staph to the antibiotics. Antibiotic-resistant staph, such ... Read More
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Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Usually a few days: If the bacteria are sensitive to the antibiotic and the dose is proper and the medication has been taken properly it should show improvment in a few ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms should be : Be gone and infection should be gone if it was designed to take for 3 days if u still have sxs please see your doc as it could have been resistant to ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience Family Medicine
Recur: Pilondial cysts have a tendency to recur, unfortunately. The cyst wall stays behind, even with rupture and antibiotic treatment, and the cyst can rea ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Many issues: If the abx is effective the middle ear pus should be sterilized within 3-4 days. Fever should be down also. The fluid that is trapped with the infecti ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics: That depends upon what you are being treated for and whether the antibiotic is really necessary. The only person who can really answer this is the doc ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Mondor disease: Mondor disease is a thrombophlebitis of the superficial veins in the breast. It can be mistaken for an infection, but it's not. There is no role for ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
18 years experience Prosthodontics
Resistance: The question is, why are you taking the antibiotic longer than prescribed? If you continue to take the medication longer than normal, you increase th ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: What antibiotics and its half life. Most antibiotics are taking 2 to 3 x a day. However is important to ask the prescriber.

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