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Amoxicillin For Prostatitis
It can: Prostatitis is best treated with an antibiotic which penetrates well into this gland. They are trimethoprim/sulfa (septra/bactrim), quinolones (cipro/levoquin) and chloramphenicol. If the infecting organism is susceptible to t/s or a quinolone these would be the best choice. If for example the infecting organism is an enterococcus, resistant to those antibiotics, Amoxicillin would be the choice. Read more
Alergic to cipro (ciprofloxacin) so prescribed amoxicillin 500mg for 10days @ 3x per day for prostatits. How soon should I expect to feel better?
Would augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) help in dealing with prostatitis? I am a 26 year old male
Chronical prostatitis I use 6 week augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 1mg 2 times a day. It looks like is helpfull but when I try too stop the symtoms starts againe. What can?
Really?: The diagnosis of chronic prostatitis (CP) has been overused and even abused for men with lower urinary tract symptoms (luts). To sort out if what you have is luts or CP or chronic pelvic disorders, may be hard even in an experienced hand. For the time being, do: off coffee or carbonated caffeinated beverages, consume less seasoned spicy foods, try using alpha-blocker (from prescription). And see.. Read more
My Dr dianosed me with prostatitis. I couldn't take bactrim or doxycycline so he changed to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will that help me?
Yes: Different mechanisms, should be safeGet a more detailed answer ›
I have prostatitis, im 23's old now I want to marry but my uro says u cant marriage bsz it will raise soical issue can I live single rest of life help?
Inflammation: There is 4 general catagories of prostatitis: 1. Acute bacterial - caused by infection 2. Chronic bacterial - recurrent bacterial infection 3. Chronic pelvic pain syndrome - may result from chronic nonbacterial prostatitis - most common (inflammation without infection) or prostadynia (symptoms without infection or inflammation) 4. Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis - found on biopsy. Read more
Perhaps: Prostate and seminal vesicle congestion is irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Continued pain: Prostatitis can either be acute (fast onset) or chronic (lasting for weeks/months/years). It is a painful condition that can lead to chronic pelvic pain. It is best to treat acute prostatitis with at least a 3-4 week course of appropriate antibiotics to avoid developing chronic pain. Read more
Sure: It's unlikely to have a major impact on the course of the illness, but it may well make you more comfortable -- even more than usual. I hope you're able to get the infection -- if it is an infection -- under control. Read more
Amoxicilin OD: One should try to never take more than the recommended dose of a medicine but fortunately this one has a fairly low risk of serious problems. One would have to take a very large amount of medicine to have any serious side effects from it. The most likely apart from an upset stomach would be diarrhea. Read more