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sulfonamide crystals in urine

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics: The two classes of antibiotics you are asking about are nothing alike, either chemically or in their mechanisms of antibacterial activity.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Sulfa drugs: A sulfonamide is just a chemical term to describe the structure of a compound - essentially there is a sulfonyl group connected to an amine group. In ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It's not a sulfa drug.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That drug not rec: Sulfa used for bladder infections, long time ago used for vag infections but not anymore as most of the bact is resistent to it usually for BV either ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Folic acid: It is always a good idea for young women (childbearing age) to supplement with folic acid. Folic acid has been shown to prevent some types of birth d ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: Hold it for the antibiotic.....
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Urate crystals are common findings in normal urine in kids. Some crystals of other compounds would be less common. Your question should be more specif ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Normal variation: The urine is one of the trash bins for the bodies metabolism. The breakdown products of protein metabolism as well as other issues result in formatio ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Sulfa drugs: Unusual crystals in urine sediment, usually following antibiotics or diuretics that are Sulfa-based. Hydration is key, since crystals is a sign that p ... Read More
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