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A 55-year-old male asked:

lung infection took amoxicillian 10 days. it came back in 5 weeks took moxifloxacin 7 days then clarithromycin 7 days no relief at all.

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Resistant infection: When symptoms do not improve after several courses of antibiotics, either the infection is resistant to the medications, the medications were not taken appropriately or that more may be going on than only an infection.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Viral: Then this is not a. Bacterial infection. Or it is not just an infection. Stop the antibiotics.

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My 2 yr daughter has hand, foot and mouth disease for last 4 days. The ulcers / blisters in mouth make it difficult for her to drink and eat.. What medication will be most suitable?

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Numb the mouth: Anything that will decrease the pain in the mouth will help her drink. Ice cold foods act as a local anesthesia as they numb the area. Try popsicles, ice cream, jello, as well as pedialyte popsicles that will keep her hydrated. Also oragel will help. As it is a viral disease, there is no antibiotics that will help it. It will go away on its own.

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