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I am on Synthroid (thyroxine) 0.1mg. Recent blood work showed normal TSH, free T4 but antithyroid peroxidase antibody was 451. Should I be concerned?

I am on Synthroid (thyroxine) 0.1mg. Recent blood work showed normal TSH, free T4 but antithyroid peroxidase antibody was 451. Should I be concerned?

Yes: TPO antibodies indicate that your immune system is producing AB against your Thyroid.
Look up Leaky Gut and address it by diet, (no gluten or dairy) supplementation, and life style changes.
Once resolved you AB will get to normal levels. ...Read more

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more


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I'm taking antithyroid, can I take antibiotic when I get infection?

I'm taking antithyroid, can I take antibiotic when I get infection?

Yes: Most of the antibiotics are safe to take along with the thyroid medicine, provided you are not allergic to that particular antibiotic. ...Read more

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What do the numbers after the antibiotic mean in a urine c&s?

What do the numbers after the antibiotic mean in a urine c&s?

MIC: The numbers on any culture are the minimum inhibitory concentration. In simple english, can the abx kill the bug and if can be used. Try this link
https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Minimum_inhibitory_concentration.

Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 I am taking medicine: antibiotic mycin 500. What will this do?

My widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 I am taking medicine: antibiotic mycin 500. What will this do?

Unclear question: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. The information you provided does not seem to add up and hence it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 am taking medicine antibiotic mycin 500.?

What do you suggest if my widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 am taking medicine antibiotic mycin 500.?

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the data you provided does not seem to add up, e.g, there is no antibiotic called mycin. ...Read more

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What can cause continued high A.S.O titre despite antibiotics for 8 weeks +?

What can cause continued high A.S.O titre despite antibiotics for 8 weeks +?

Immune response: ASO titer is your body's immune response to the infection and will decline slowly in weeks and even months after the infection has gone. ...Read more

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If antibiotics weren't invented until 1940's, how could a person survive septicemia before that time?

If antibiotics weren't invented until 1940's, how could a person survive septicemia before that time?

They didn't: Real "septicemia" nowadays is bacteria actively multiplying in the bloodstream. This is fatal without an antibiotic. However, a positive blood culture may also be due to contamination or to transient bacteremia which you may get when you pass stool or brush your teeth hard, or in milder infections. Before antibiotics, there was no way to be sure you were really dealing with sepsis / septicemia. ...Read more

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Are antibiotics bad for me?

Are antibiotics bad for me?

No, if used properly: Antibiotics are excellent in treating infections! Visit a physician when you think you have an infection (fever, chills, abscesses) - only certain antibiotics treat certain bacteria, your doc might run some tests before they give you an rx.
Do not try to self treat with antibiotics: it can be dangerous to you and it can induce resistance from the bacteria if you take it unnecessarily. ...Read more

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Are all antibiotics the same?

Are all antibiotics the same?

No.: Not at all. Each antibiotic has a unique spectrum of activity, side effect profile, cost, interaction with other meds, dosing, etc. Antibiotics are generally chosen carefully to suit the host and the infection. ...Read more

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What food contains antibiotics?

What food contains antibiotics?

Many, unfortunately: Unfortunately, many foods are treated with antibiotics -- like meats. Many are also treated with hormones. To find foods free of these, look for organic or grass fed meats. If by your question you mean that you want to find "natural" antibiotics, some herbal preparations like goldenseal have antibiotic activity. This doesn't mean that goldenseal will substitute for pharmaceuticals, though. ...Read more

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Are antibiotics safe for toddlers?

Are antibiotics safe for toddlers?

Of course: They wouldn't be approved for children if they weren't. ...Read more

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Okay to take antibiotic for 7 months?

Okay to take antibiotic for 7 months?

It depends...: ...on the antibiotic and the reason for treatment. Some infections require antibiotic treatment for many months or even years -- and rarely, for life. OTOH, you should not take any antibiotic for such a prolonged period unless prescribed. If you have concerns about your particular infection and the antibiotic (s) prescribed, discuss it with the doctor treating you. ...Read more

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Describe the features of an antibiotic.?

Varies: Antibiotics can be pills, powders, injections, creams, lotions, etc. The specific infection being treated sometimes determines the form and tyoe of antibiotic. ...Read more

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How must you take coprocessor antibiotic?

"coprocessor"?: Not sure what you mean by "coprocessor" antibiotic. But in general, antibiotics are well tolerated. It might help to take it with food so your stomach doesn't get upset. Take it regularly as prescribed and finish the full course of the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Antibody levels high. What is this a sign of?

Antibody levels high. What is this a sign of?

Which antibody?: We all have antibodies to a number of antigens. Antibodies to self antigens may be associated with disease. Do you have more information about the type of antibody that is of concern to you. ...Read more

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What are the different classes of antibiotics?

Here are some:: Penicillins, Tetracyclines, Cephalosporins, Quinolones, Lincomycins, Macrolides, Sulfonamides, Glycopeptides, Aminoglycosides, & Carbapenems. For more info see: https://www. Drugs. Com/article/antibiotics. Html ...Read more

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How for antibiotics to leave system completely?

How for antibiotics to leave system completely?

Depends non Abic: Different antibiotics have different half lives. A half life is the time it takes for one half of the antibiotic to be eliminated and excreted from the body. It is considered that a drug has been eliminated 5 half lives after taking the last dose. ...Read more

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What should I do if antibiotics makes me naseaus?

What should I do if antibiotics makes me naseaus?

Eat: Sometimes just having something in your stomach will help. ...Read more

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I'm curious of where crucell antibodies come from?

Antibodies to what?: Antibodies are made by lymphocyte/plasma cells. These may be of animal origin which ranges from mice, rabbits, goat, sheet, cows, horses etc. Some antibodies are of human origin. ...Read more

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What happens if I didn't finish all of my antibiotics?

What happens if I didn't finish all of my antibiotics?

It depends: Many people stop taking antibiotics after they feel better. For some infections, that may be ok. There are other infections that if you don't take the full course of treatment, the infection may come back, and may be worse or harder to treat the second time around. If you are feeling better and wonder if it's ok to stop the rest of your antibiotics, it's best to ask your doctor. ...Read more