Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what kind of infections is doxycycline used for

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Thom
14 years experience Urology
Urethritis: Sometimes urinary tract infections that result in urethritis (cause penile pain) may be treated with doxycycline. Urethritis is commonly associated w ... 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
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rosenfield
22 years experience Family Medicine
MRSA: The Rifampin is usually treating methicillin resistant staph aureus in patients allergic to sulfur.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
No: No...And it will cause that much more stomach irritation.
1
1 thank
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Sometimes: But there are better choices.
2
2 thanks
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tang
Dr. John Tang answered
22 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nail infection: It may work but normally it is not the first line antibiotic. Normally, Keflex is best choice. Next, would be Bactrim. Another is Augmentin (amoxic ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Proctitis?: Hemorrhoids don't generally get infected. Maybe rectal inflammation/infection (proctitis)? If so, or if you have an anal fissure, doxycycline might he ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Plenty of alternatives.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Spread: If the red, tender skin area is growing in size or has new red streaks, you must notify your prescribing provider right away. Certainly MRSA can cau ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If the infection is caused by bacteria, Doxycycline is an effective antibiotic -- however, most sinus infections are viral and will resolve on their o ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Sometimes: Doxy is a good antibiotic because it also has anti-inflammatory properties. But so many other thing may be going on that you need close follow up with ... Read More
1
1 thank

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