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Is azithromycin a good antibiotic to take for Paronychia

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Tough question: Generally pr is a self-limited condition. Some reports that state improvement with things like Erythromycin may not necessarily be so. Bear with me: i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Antibiotic: Azithromycin is a good antibiotic that is often prescribed for bronchitis and other infections. Check with your doctor for the right treatment for you ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not my choice: I find it unlikely to do the job in many cases.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Antibiotics: There are several antibiotics used for bronchitis. Please discuss with your doctors for appropriate antibiotics.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
According to ...: ... Drugs.Com: "azithromycin has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of fetotoxicity. There ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
It's one: Azithromycin can be used. I usually use biaxin (clarithromycin) or zovirax. None of them work 100 percent of the time.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Azithromycin...: ...is very long acting; it will be in your system for at least 10 days (which is one reason it works well against chlamydia even with only one dose). ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
?inflammation: Are you talking about cellulitis, a skin infection, or just the inflammation that occurs around a mosquito bite. The inflammation will resolve on its ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, possibly: Chlamydia tests usually remain positive for several days after treatment, but it might turn negative as soon as 3 days. Unless the azithromycin treatm ... Read More

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