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Can amoxicillin treat an UTI infection?

Can amoxicillin treat an UTI infection?

UTI: Amoxicillin can treat an UTI. There is a wide variety of suitable antibiotics. Appropriate antibiotics are dependent on what you can tolerate and what is appropriate for the organism causing the infection. Evaluation by your doctor will help determine this for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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Hi goodafternoon...Can doxycycline be used to treat urinary tract infection?

Yes : It is always ideal to have a urine culture performed if you think you have a urinary tract infection. Doxycycline can be used in appropriate cases. ...Read more

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Will cefuroxime treat urethritis

Will cefuroxime treat urethritis

Yes, if : The organisms, such as neisseria or chlamydia, is sensitive to this antibiotic. If it is not treated properly, you can get scarring and urethral strictures, which can become big problems. ...Read more

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Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) be used to treat sinus infection?

Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) be used to treat sinus infection?

Thanks for asking!: The simple answer is yes if it is a susceptible bacterial sinus infection. ...Read more

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Can antbiotics treat gallblader infection?

Can antbiotics treat gallblader infection?

Yes, but: The antibiotics can treat the infection but not the cause of the infection like a gallstone blocking the head of the gallbladder and stopping the outflow of bile. You must see a physician if you really have a gallbladder infection to identify the cause or the infection will immediately recur. ...Read more

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How to treat unrinary infection?

How to treat unrinary infection?

Antibiotics: The first thing to do is confirm a urinary tract infection. If it's recent you may use an antibiotic such as Bactrim DS, Macrobid, or Cipro (ciprofloxacin). 3 days for bactrim DS, longer for the others. You should visit your local doc for proper confirmation and possible culture of your urine to check for antibiotic resistence and cause of your urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Can antibiotocs used to cure utis also cure vaginal infections?

Can antibiotocs used to cure utis also cure vaginal infections?

Depends: Some type of vaginal infections, especially bacterial, may get better with certain antibiotics. The flip side to this is that those same antibiotics can cause the normal bacteria to die and the yeast to grow, resulting in a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Will Macrobid treat bacterial vaganios infection?

Will Macrobid treat bacterial vaganios infection?

No: I wouldn't expect gardinerella to respond to standard antibiotic therapy. Gardnerella vaginalis is considered an anaerobic bacterium and as such is usually treated by Flagyl (metronidazole) or clindamycin. ...Read more

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Is cefuroxime often used to treat kidney infection?

Is cefuroxime often used to treat kidney infection?

Yes: Treatment of kidney infections depends on the local bacteria and the age of the patient. In pediatrics cephalosporins like Cefuroxime and Ceftriaxone often provide first-line treatment options. In adults, other options like quinolones are often used. Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole combinations are also popular choices. ...Read more

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Can macrobid help treat chlamydia?

Can macrobid help treat chlamydia?

No: Check out http://www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/chlamydia.htm for antibiotic options to treat chlamydia. Don't place yourself in harms way ie don't have sex until completed 7d course of appropriate antibiotics AND partner has been treated (http://www.cdc.gov/std/chlamydia/stdfact-chlamydia.htm). Better yet, make him wear a condom & wrap it up each & every time. ...Read more

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Can d-mannose treat bladder infections?

Can d-mannose treat bladder infections?

No way: Bladder infections require antibiotics & not a dietary suppliment that does nothing to eliminate or kill bacteria. ...Read more

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Is cefuroxime axetil used to treat a UTI or kidney infection?

Is cefuroxime axetil used to treat a UTI or kidney infection?

It can be: Cefuroxime is a 2nd generation cephalosporin, and can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. If a urine culture was obtained showing 'sensitivity' to cefuroxime, then it is a good choice. It is frequently used for respiratory infections, and can be used for uti's as well, but i would like to see a culture result to be sure it is adequate. ...Read more

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What antibiotics treat pid?

What antibiotics treat pid?

Parentral/Oral: Parentral Treat regimen 1 Cefotetan 2gm/12hrs or Cefioxitin 2gm/6hrs plus Doxycycline100 mgm/12 hrs orally Parentral Regimen 2 Clindamycine900mgm/8 hrs plus Gentamycine loading dose 2mgm/kgm body weight followed by maintanance of 1.5mgm/kgm every 8hours Regimen3 Ampi/sublactam3gm/8hrs plus Doxy100mgm/12hrs Oral Flagyl500mgm/2times for14days plus Doxy100mgm/12hr plus Ceftrioxon250mgm dose ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin treat kidney infection/stones?

Can amoxicillin treat kidney infection/stones?

Yes and no: Urinary tract infections can sometimes be treated successfully by amoxicillin, if the causative organism is sensitive to this antibiotic. Usually other antibiotics are better. No antibiotic, including amoxicillin, can treat kidney stones. ...Read more

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Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) be used to treat ingrown toenail infection?

Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) be used to treat ingrown toenail infection?

Wrong antibiotic: Most of the time. In fact, the majority of ingrown toenail infections do not need an oral antibiotic if the offending portion of the nail is removed. ...Read more

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Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more