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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Tetracycline: Tetracycline is an antibiotic that is often used for the treatment of acne and skin infections.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Tetracycline: Tetracycline is an antibiotic that is often used for the treatment of acne and skin infections.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Be careful: Tetracycline makes you more sensitive to the sun (photosensitivity), so wear sunscreen and be careful.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tetracycline: Not a good idea to take this medication indefinitely because you will get side affects of the antibiotic. Young people will get staining of the teeth, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Chlorhexidine is a bisbiguanide, unrelated to tetracycline. It is used in disinfectants (disinfection of the skin and hands), cosmetics (additive to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Antibiotic: Tetracycline is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, chlamydia and acne.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience in Pharmacology
Bacterial infections: Bacterial infections and commonly used for skin infections, including acne.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes, but...: You might burn more easily. Wear sunscreen.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience in Pediatrics
Tetra: It may cause tooth discoloration.
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Acne, lung infection: Tetracyclines were commonly used for skin, sinus, and lung infections. In fact, Doxycycline is in the class of tetracyclines and is still commonly us ... Read More
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