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what is bad about cephalexin

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Takes a while: If this is in fact bacterial folliculitis, it still takes longer than other infections to treat with antibiotics because the bacteria form a biofilm o ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience Podiatry
Wounds: Cephalexin is one of the oldest and most basic antibiotics with the least coverage of bacterial types. Should your wound not be healing, go to a Podi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shouldn't be problem: It should not be a problem, as there should not be any interaction.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
31 years experience Urology
Urosepsis: Infections can be minor or serious. You should not be feeling badly after 24 hrs antibiotics.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Cephalexin isn't the: treatment for poison ivy, so they must be treating you for an infection, in which case i would recommend no smoking or alcohol especially while on med ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not uncommon: If you have been placed on antibiotics, take the tablets as directed, apply moist heat, take NSAID OTC and be patient 2-3 weeks.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: It would be a possibility. However I would also be concerned that the infection was progressing deeper into the tissues and causing infection related ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
What reaction?: You don't say the symptoms of "bad reaction". If a rash, shortness of breath, fever, or felt faint, stop taking it and see your doctor ASAP. If you me ... Read More

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