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Are There Any Homeopathic Remedies For A Throat Infection During Pregnancy
Yes: Homeopathy is my favorite treatment for ailments during pregnancy since, unlike most medicines and even herbs (both of which seldom are tested for safety in pregnancy) it is quite safe (& often highly effective). But 10 people with sore throats may need 10 different remedies. See http://www.Homeopathic.Com/articles/using_homeopathy_for_ailments/homeopathic_medicines_for_sore_throat.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I'm 5-6 months pregnant, advised to take clarimac(clarithromycin)500 for 7 days and bronchophane syrup for throat infection. Is this safe in pregnancy?
Safe : These are safe choices if this is what your doctor recommended and prescribed. ...Read more
Several: 1. Soft foods 2. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen 3. Humidifier/vaporizer if this does not help, or if your symptoms worsen, you should see your doctor since things like bacterial throat infections require antibiotics and can't be adequately treated with home remedies alone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a throat infection which continues throughout the year. I do not smoke as well. What's the permanent remedy for this?
Tonsillectomy : Please open your mouth and say ahhhhhh :). ...Read more
What would be the symptoms of a heart and throat infection from an infected wisdom tooth and what treatment is needed?
Too complex: To complex a question to Answer in 400 characters. Do NOT try to self diagnose. Any infection can be extremely dangerous, even lethal. You must see Dentist or Physician immediately to treat the infection. You, have choice of Family Dentist, Family Physician, Urgent Care, Oral Surgeon, ER, or any other qualified practitioner. YOU CANNOT TREAT THIS YOURSELF, YOU NEED IMMEDIATE PROFESSIONAL CARE ...Read more
How long can azithromycin be taken safely?[for long term treatment]
if one has recurrent sinus +chest +throat infection in one go?
Months: There are certain chronic infections that are very difficult to treat, an dpeople can be on antibiotic regimens that include Azithromycin for over a year. People need to be monitored to make sure their white blood cells, liver, and kidneys are ok, but Azithromycin tends to be a relatively safe antibiotic. The question is whether other interventions in addition to antibiotics will help. ...Read more
Had a throat infection. 4 months later still hav large tonsils no pain. swabbed it myself as dr dismissed me! found group a strep. Is Treatment needed?
No: Antibiotics are given to prevent Rheumatic Heart Disease(RHD), NOT to cure the sore throat. At best they may reduce the duration of symptoms by 16 hours. The incidence of Rheumatic Fever(RF) in the U.S. is one in a million cases of strep throat. Only one out of three patients with RF develop RHD. For every three million antibiotic Rx's only one case of RHD is prevented. **See my comments below: ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Home remedies for throat infection. It hurts when swallowing, its red. Do you recomend any OTC medicine?
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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