Hopewell Junction, NY
A 47-year-old female asked:
Could antibiotics used to treat a sinus infection have also successfully treated a concurrent erlichiosis infection?
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Dermatology 71 years experience
ERLICHOSIS INFECTION: ERLICHOSIS INFECTION IS COMMONLY TREATED WITH DOXYCYCLINE, MINOCYCLINE, AND RIFAMPIN.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
That depends: That depends on what antibiotic was used. Doxycycline is most often used to treat Erlichiosis.
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Last updated Feb 15, 2021
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