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Antibiotics For Mycoplasma Pneumoniae
Not always, but migh: Antibiotics are not always necessary for the treatment of throat infections. Pharyngitis and tonsilitis are also commonly virals and antibiotics are not necessary. They might even produce side effects worsening an infection that could improve spontaneously.Antibiotics should always be presribed under physician supervision. Multiple factors influence this decision. Always consult your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Klebsiella pneumoniae can usually be treated with antibiotics. Levofloxacin is one antibiotic that may work. There are some strains of this bacteria that are resistant to almost all antibiotics. If you had a culture done that grew this organism, then the lab should have also done sensitivities. Ask your doctor to check them. ...Read more
Klebsiella oxytoca in sputum, asymptomatic abx given twice (cefuroxime/cipro)suspended by dr because reaction, worried about abx resistant bacteria?
It may but...: It depends on the resistance profile of specific strain of klebsiella. Many strains acquired in the 'community' are very sensitive to almost all antimicrobials except penicillin and Ampicillin and certainly sensitive to piperacillin/tazobactam. However, especially when acquired in a hospital, klebsiella can be quite resistant to therapy including pip/tazobactam. ...Read more
Which is better for treating Trich, mycoplasma genit and hominis, ureaplasma urealyticum. Doxycycline or Azithromycin?
I was treated for a UTI about 4 weeks ago. Took Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 14 days. Symptoms returned. Culture showed klebsiella pneumoniae and streptococcus grp B?
MostCausedByVirusBut: Most respiratory infections are caused by viruses like UpperRespiratory Infections and Bronchitis Lower Respiratory Tract infections like Pnumonia and some cases of Bronchitis are caused by Bacteria and different antibiotocs are used depending on the type of infection Pneomococcal infection can be treated with Levaquin (levofloxacin) or Zithromax,And others like legionaires disease are treated with Antibiotics ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Pneumonia is an infection of the tissues of the lungs, and can be caused by many different organisms, including viruses, bacteria, atypical organisms, fungi, and even parasites, among others. The antibiotic of choice will depend on the bug and its sensitivity to antibiotics (if at all). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bacteria: Ureaplasma urealyticum is a bacterium belonging to the family Mycoplasmataceae. Its type strain is T960. U. urealyticum is part of the normal genital flora of both men and women. It is found in about 70% of sexually active humans. there is no linkage with any other infections but one can have both infections simultaneously. ...Read more
Have bacterial orchitis.Took doxy,& rocephin (ceftriaxone).No help. can't take floroqinones(joints)or bactrim(allergic)Any other meds?Not an std,or uti,was tested.
Here are some ...: Your condition needs to be reassessed by reviewing the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of pain, swelling, response to Rx over time + physical exam + imaging studies to make sure the Dx was correct as bacterial orchitis, not testicular torsion?. So, seek professional reevaluation & confirmation before jumping further. Best wish ... ...Read more
Not one I would use: This class of drugs have a broad range of effects against many types of germs but i find no listing for strep throat..It is not used in kids and rarely used in most simple infections. Since strep is universally sensitive to the penicillins, and other inexpensive medications, it is one i would never use for strep throat. ...Read more
Yes: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other anaerobic bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Allergic to many broad spectrum antibiotics, including penicillin, cephalosporins. Clindamycin, Bactrim, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) gave C Diff. What would work for Sinus?
See below: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other, anaerobic bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is mycoplasma pneumoniae a relatively common infection that many people are infected with at some time in life?
Yes: Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a relatively common infection, in fact almost 0.5% of americans are diagnosed with it annually. It tends to affect people in the first 4 decades of their life. ...Read more
Negative echo. Positive for Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Wake up at night with pressure in chest and not being able to breathe. Normal in Mycoplasma?
See below: A positive mycoplasma igm antibody would indicate a recent infection with this organism. If the igm antibody is negative and the mycoplasma igg antibody is positive this would indicate a past infection with mycoplasma. ...Read more
See below: Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection causes varied symptoms and a person may have no symptoms at all. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000082.htm. ...Read more
Been sick for 2 months, was diagnosed with mycoplasma pneumoniae. Chest pain Constant. Is this normal? White blood cells high after 5 day azithromyci
Other diagnoses: if you not better after treatment you have to consider other possible diagnoses. Thus I would recommend chest x ray as the next step. ...Read more
Mycoplasma pneumoniae ab IgG >5 (<=.9 neg, >=1.1 +) but low igm. Fatigue, poor digestion, been coughing up mucus for ~1. Chronic infection possible?
Anything possible: You need to be seen by a physician and evaluated appropriately. This cannot be done on the internet, and answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more
Can mycoplasma pneumoniae cause pulmonary embolism and/or deep vein thrombosis? If so, how do doctors treat these issues?
Ive had mycoplasma pneumoniae infection for two months im being treated with doxycilyne. How long for Tachycardia and chest pain to go away?
Stomach pain, muscle & joint weakness/ pain, low grade fever for a month, and cough. Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG IgM ab. positive. What do I do now?
Hospitalised 3x in 3 months 4 mycoplasma. How to prevent recurrence besides antibiotics? Cxr rmz perhihilar haziness, mycoplasma level 1:160, was 1:320.
Mycoplasma: It is estimated that we average one infection with this organism every year of our lives. The titers you quote are not significant for reinfection because they are only one dilution removed from each other and therefore may actually be the same value. Do not know who is treating you but suggest you see an infectious diseases or pulmonary expert. You also need immune function tested. Good luck. ...Read more
Which antibiotics are the most effective with the lowest failure rate when treating Mycoplasma Genitalium and Ureaplasma. No testing in united states?
Moxifloxacin: M. genitalium usually responds to usual nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) Rx (doxycycline or azithromycin). Some M gen strains are resistant to them; moxifloxacin is the main back-up if NGU persists after both doxy and azithro. M gen testing is not yet routine. Ureaplasma rarely causes NGU or other disease; it's a normal bacteria found in the genital tract of 50% of all sexually active people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to treat mycoplasma? My wife is trying to decide between antibiotics and herbal treatments.
Difficult to trear: Mycoplasma is a somewhat ubiquitous organism. While there are herbs that have been historically used as antibiotics, there are none that have proven as effective as the few antibiotics that are likely to eradicate mycoplasma. There are more antibiotics that are not effective against mycoplasma than are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there an antibiotic that will work to get rid of both enterococcus faecalis and mycoplasma hominis at the same time?
Dual Organisms: Yes, there are several. In your case, you had a reported culture and sensitivity (c&s) lab study that specifically tested the bacteria that have affected you with a panel of antibiotics. Since there is increasing antibiotic resistance emerging with many strains, only your individual c&s should be interpreted for you, not generalized to all patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Doxylag considered a suitable antibiotic to treat a mycoplasma genitalium infection? If not, please advise which antibiotic is more preferred
Not reliable: Doxycycline (Doxylag and other brands) sometimes works against M. genitalium but is not reliable. However, doxy is one of the best treatments for nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), even though 10-15% of NGU is due to MG. If you have a proved MG infection (positive test) or have NGU that didn't respond to doxy or azithromycin, ask your doctor about moxifloxacin. ...Read more
Is there is a chance my ex (who I wore a condom with) has ureaplasma/mycoplasma, could I also have it? Should I get checked and take antibiotics?
Daughter is being treated for lyme&mycoplasma w/strong antibiotics.Thought iron is low, but it was 212(she's 17)infections not new(1.5yrs+). Why high?
I have chronic rickettsia, mycoplasma pneumonia, occipital and trigeminal neuralgia what do I do? I'm so sick. I've been on antibiotics for 9 months
Wow: Your list of diagnosis and the duration of antibiotic use makes me nervous and suspicious. I am not clear on who is treating you, but I would definitely get another opinion. You should consider seeing a specialist physician with all those labels hanging around your neck. Definitely not something that will get resolved on this platform ...Read more
I have chronic fatigue syndrome and Dr ordered a PCR test for chronic Mycoplasma. What kind/how long for antibiotics if it comes back positive? Thanks
Waste of time: Mycoplasma has nothing to do with CFS. ...Read more
I have lyme, bartonella, and mycoplasma fermentans infection. Why do antibiotics make my dysesthesias, rage, bone pain, and fatigue exponentially worse?
Herxheimer reaction: It sounds like you are experiencing jarisch-herxheimer or "die-off" reactions. When antibiotics kill bacteria, toxins from the dead bacteria can create a wide variety of symptoms including all you mention. To treat help your body detoxify- useful measures include lots of water, antioxidants, supporting methylation pathways, chlorella, homeopathy, saunas & epsom salt baths- see http://bit.Ly/15g4usy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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