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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends for what...: Uti-within 24 hrs. Skin/ soft tissue- a couple of days. Ear infection- a few days.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Yes: yes it is ok to take it at 8 hours if that is what your schedule allows
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
NEEDS I&D of abcess: A 'painful mass' is a sign of an abcess and the best treatment is 'incision & drainage' (I&D) of the infected material. Please get seen for this proce ... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Diagnosis: You may need an MRI to have an accurate diagnosis. You may not have an abscess.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Omnicef (cefdinir): This oral cephalosporin antibiotic can be used to treat UTI depending upon the causative organism and its sensitivities. For uncomplicated cystitis a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
24-48 hrs to begin: I usually expect most antibiotics to begin to take hold within 24-48 hrs. That doesn't mean "cure, " but rather noticeable improvement. Be sure to com ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
The Phenomenon: Sometimes there is so much damage and so much 'gunk' in the lungs that there is no ability or time for the body to work on healing when one is smoking ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably OK, but...: Bad luck with the allergic reactions. Antibiotic effectiveness for any infection depends on the bacteria causing it and which antibiotics are active a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Omnicef (a brand of the antibiotic cefdinir) is safe to use during pregnancy and is not detected in breast milk.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotic: Treats certain types of skin infections, throat infections, and lung infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, or tonsillitis ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No difference: They're the same thing. Omnicef is the brand name for cefdinir.

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