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Z pack urinary infection

A female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
May not cover: or partly covers. But this is not the way uti is treated. You should submit urine first before starting antibiotic for culture and sensitivity. Take c... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Unrelated: Respond to different treatment. Antibiotics will not cure an infected tooth, just reduce severity making it easier for Dentist to treat. UTI require... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Unlikely.: Probably not, because most common pathogen or bacteria causing urinary infection , is e. Coli, which is not covered by zithromax.
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Not in your scenario: Though certain bacteria can be susceptible to azithromycin, in your case it is not. Symptoms of a uti, when treated with the appropriate antibiotic, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Azithromycin: Assuming that the organism producing your UTI is sensitive to Azithromycin it should do just fine.
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
UTI: Possibly, depending upon the causative organism and its sensitivities.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Not likely: Antibiotics used to treat utis are chosen based on the actual bacteria grown in the urine culture. Azithromycin which is the antibiotic in zpack is no... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
UTI: Choice of antibiotic will depend upon the particular organism involved in the uti. If this is non-bacterial urethritis it may be one drug of choice. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
No: A z-pak is used primarily for respiratory infections. The bacteria that cause most respiratory infections are completely different than those that ca... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Not recommended: Antibiotics are not recommended for sinus infections unless they are unusually long-lasting or severe. Use decongestants.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Probably.: Everyone's temp goes up a bit in the evening. If you are feeling fine from the sinus, and it goes no higher than 101 you are probably fine.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
Anesthesiology 17 years experience
Sinus infection: Well, i guess it depends on what you mean by "exposed" to a sewer. Just the smell is unlikely to cause a sinus infection. But if you somehow got sewer... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
It can: It can. Ideally, longer antibiotic regimes should be prescribed.

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