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what is penicillin usually prescribed for?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Infection: Any infection that is susceptible to it. In recent history, penicillin is used either for strep infections or syphilis.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

I got a penicillian shot about 2-3 weeks ago I've developed what feels like a knot?

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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Infiltrate: You've got an infiltrate from pncl shot. Consult your pcp for the warm compress application.
A 39-year-old member asked:

I would like to know what happens after I take pcn. How do I know if its working?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
You get better: If it's working your symptoms of infection should improve and eventually resolve. You don't state what infection is being treated.
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A 26-year-old female asked:

Can penicillin cure trich?

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Dr. Lisa Oldson
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Nope!: According to the centers for disease control, trichomoniasis should be treated with Metronidazole or tinidazole. Penicillin will not cure trichomoniasis. For more info on stds, safer sex, std testing, visit www.Sexualhealth.Com.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Should i be worried if i accidentally took too much pencillin?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
No: I assume you took too many penicillin pills. Penicillins have a very large dosage safety margin. We use extremely large doses in very ill patients. Even if you took 10 times the amount of penicillin or Ampicillin that was prescribed, other than an increased risk of diarrhea or yeast infection you would be ok. Most penicillins are excreted by the kidneys renal failure pts.At risk for toxicity.
A 48-year-old female asked:

What is lugaxil and what is it got ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
May be penicillin: Lugaxil is not a U.S. Medicine, but some web sites list it as being a penicillin antibiotic.

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