Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what is an antibiotic

A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several: Depends on what's being treated, your doctor(s) then would decide accordingly. Yet to decipher your symptoms and define if you are really allergic to ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
STDs: Most commonly a gynecologist is going to write antibiotic prescriptions for stds, utis, kidney infections, vaginitis and pelvic inflammatory disease. ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Just the reverse: Allergic reaction is one of the s/e not all the s/e are allergic reactions.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience Internal Medicine
The 1st didn't work: Clostridium difficile can be "difficile" to treat and might not respond to the first round of antibiotics (usually Metronidazole or vancomycin) it ... Read More
A 77-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
MIC: This number is called the minimum inhibitory concentration (or mic). It means the lowest concentration of antibiotic that inhibits the growth of the ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Location?: That depends on where it is. Strep group c from a throat culture does not require treatment.
1
1 thank
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
no problem: The actions of the antibiotic are not effected by your use of weed.
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
It will take: a few more days, but should get better every day, not worse. Unless you have diabetes should heal well. You cannot sterilize wound, keep it clean, not ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Antibiotics : are medications that are used to treat bacterial infections.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, absolutely: Most of the time, appropriate use of antibiotic can be quite useful and save lives, but severe or even fatal allergic/ reaction can occur--rare but qu ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month