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what is sulfameth trimethoprim used to treat

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
It can be: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a sulfa drug antibiotic and can be used to treat cellulitis, but is not usually the primary antibiotic ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: Upon the specific susceptibility of the bacteria causing the infection. That's why a culture is usually done to see what's the most appropriate antibi ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Trimethoprim is a component of the antibiotic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Occasio ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Chlamydia Infection: Nope. That antibiotic is not known for efficacy against chlamydia.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Depends . . .: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) only works against those bacteria that are sensitive to it, just like diesel fuel is only good for a diese ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Many: Sulfa/trimethoprim is active against many bacteria including gram negative bacilli like e. Coli, gram positive cocci like staphylococcus aureus includ ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Risky...: I would always see a doctor with an infected abscessed tooth. Infections can get out of control and be life threatening. Please seek a dentist....
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Sulfa -Trimethoprim: Depending on the sensitivity of the organism isolated, sulfamethoxazole - trimethoprim can be a very effective treatment for your condition. If the c ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe (not) . . .: Urinary tract infections do not cause swollen lymph nodes, especially not so distant as the back of one's head. While this lump could represent a lymp ... Read More
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