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low dose doxycycline long term

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are no foods: that will specifically help with rosacea but there are topical treatments that might be less expensive. Discuss your concerns with your health care pr ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Simple tetracycline is a cheap alternative that should work. Despite all the goofy stuff online, food choices are almost never therapy. There are a ho ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Doubtful: But possible. Check with your doctor regularly and have blood work to make sure improving. There may be other causes and most of the time this isn't a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Physician decision: This is in common use for acne in various protocols. The dose/frequency & duration is determined by the prescribing physician after a thorough rev ... Read More
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Dr. Steve Montoya
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Tests: Kidney and liver testing at intervals.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Usually safe. : It is generally well tolerated. Incidence of adverse effects for doxycycline is around 2.3 patients per million patients per year. Esophageal erosions ... Read More
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Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Try First tropical: For Mild acne try first tropical applications as they are quite successful. Consult a dermatologist before starting any oral meds for acne. as there a ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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4 days: The exact half life depends somewhat on which salt it is. The halflife cycling of D. hyclate(one of the more common forms) would indicate than it us ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Many: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. There are many treatments for folliculitis.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe, maybe not: This dose of doxycycline is unlikely to be harmful, even for 3 months. But if the problem has cleared up, perhaps prolonged treatment won't be necessa ... Read More

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