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A List Of Good Antibiotics For Sinus Infections
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
A staph infection in one nostril and sinusitis and an upper respiratory. Is Amoxi Clav 875-125 and Bacteim DS 800-160 a good combo for all these?
Sounds reasonable. : Assuming you're not allergic to penicillins or sulfa medications, that combination sounds reasonable for the conditions you listed. ...Read more
OK, not first line.: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) will likely do an OK job on most sinus infections. There are other medications that are considered "first choices"-- amoxicillin, levofloxicin, doxycycline. There is quite a bit of resistance to some medication. Thus, if you are not responding after 5 days or so, or if you are getting worse, let your doctor know ...Read more
Can an antibiotic sinus rinse be used in place of oral antibiotics for people who have chronic uris and sinus infections?
Yes: It is a good option for those who can't tolerate a long course (more than three weeks) of antibiotic or have another reason why they can't take the oral form. It can also be used in conjunction with a steroid mixed in the rinse. This might be the only option for some who have chronic sinus disease and whom surgery is not an option (or they are trying to avoid surgery). It is a worth a try. ...Read more
Only: If it is a bacterial infection. Most upper respiratory infections however, are viral and many people mistake a viral rhinnitis for sinusitis and take unnecessary antibiotics. Sounds like you may be considering taking left over keflex. Would recommend against that. Rather consult your doctor. ...Read more
Recurrent Sinus Infe: Clarithromycin is acceptable. Unless you are allergic to penicillin, Amoxicillin is the drug choice. If you have taken antibiotics within the past six week, amoxicllin/clavulanate or Moxifloxacin are other choices. Go see your primary care provider, if your symptoms have lasted longer than seven days, as you'll need a prescription for antibiotics. ...Read more
Would a 10 day course of amoxicillin for sinus infection cure syphilis or some other STD's too if I had them?
STD: No, antibiotics are specific to the type of bacteria suspected as the infective organism and it certainly would not treat viral infection such as Herpes. You need to see your doctor and not just take some antibiotic left over in your or someone else's medicine cabinet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few: Here are some antibiotics that can help with ear infections in a child- amoxicillin, amoxicillin-clavulanate, Cefdinir etc. If it is a persistant ear infection that is not responding there are other antibiotic combinations that your doctor can recommend based on your history and past antibiotic use. Also make sure that other complications associated w ear infections are also diagnosed and treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should appropriate dose be of Cefdinir 125mg/5mL antibiotic for a 25 lb toddler for sinus infection? And how many times a day?
The child's doctor: should be prescribing this and I'm sure they would know the proper dosage, but it is 6 ml twice per day for 10-14 days. ...Read more
For a bacterial chest infection, is zithromax better than erithromycin for a healthy 39 year old with no other health problems?
Viral pharyngitis and/ or sinus infections. Otc remedied. Frequent traveler and don't always have access to a doctor for prescription. Thanks.
Symptoms: You don't give your symptoms, only your subjective diagnosis, cannot help you without details consider walk in clinic wherever you are. ...Read more
Antibiotic: Amoxicillin usually an antibiotic of choice for Dental Infection, but it will not cure the infection, only control it's spread for as long as you take it. As I'm sure the Dentist who prescribed the medication told you, once you stop the Meds the infection may come roaring back. You must begin curative Dental treatment as recommended. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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