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Augmentin Cause Rash Virus Viral Antibodies
Yes: Yes, but it doesn't depend on a viral infection. Many meds, including antibiotics like Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate) can cause bothersome rashes like contact dermatitis (an allergic reaction) or urticaria (hives). Less frequently & much more serious, it (like other meds) can cause a skin reaction called erythema multiforme and stevens-johnson syndrome requiring immediate medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Yes. Up to 2 weeks.: Augmentin is Amoxicillin augmented with clavulanic acid. It enables Augmentin to kill bacteria resistant to amoxicillin. Like Amoxicillin Augmentin can cause an allergic rash - hives and angioedema usually appearing right after the 1st dose - or an Amoxicillin rash - red flat or raised spots that don't itch appearing on the 7-10th day of treatment. Once drug is stopped each rash is gone in 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a seltzer bottle i was drinkin from night before i got a virus and viral throat. I am on augmentine. If i drink from the bottle will i get sick?
No, it's fine.: A virus would not live for any extended period of time on an inert surface such as a seltzer bottle. However your information is a little conflicting. Your doctor must have diagnosed you with a bacterial infection or you would not have been placed on antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My viral load for chronic hep b is non detectable & tested pos for antibodies. Can i stop taking baraclude and my body clear the virus? If not, why?
Probably: If your hepatitis b surface antibody is positive and surface antigen negative with non-detectable viral load. It means you have s antigen seroconversion with medication, which is an excellent response. After you achieve that, continue Baraclude for about 12 months or so then you can stop baraclude. But your viral load, s antigen, s antibody needs to be monitored from time to time for relapse. ...Read more
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A sist on my "bum" returns every 3 months after 3 courses of antibiotics, augmentin, how can I cure it or what could it be, and caused by, thanx john?
Augmentin antibiotics causes diarrhea for me any other antibiotics which is in this same group that i should stay away?
No: This is not an allergy, per se. Diarrhea is likely caused by the killing of certain healthy gut bacteria. Sometimes it is helpful to eat yogurt (with culture) or take probiotic. As always, only take antibiotic for the needed duration, and not longer, in order to minimize side effects. ...Read more
My daughter has an"angine"caused by streptococcus a. She started antibiotic augmentin (2doses till now) but still has fever & it hurts when swallowng?
A little time: Be patient to give time for the antibiotics to work. If no change in 24-48 hours call the doctor. ...Read more
Can antibiotics cause Crohn's disease? Have been on low dose augmentin to prevent reccurent uti's i get. Also take high amounts of probiotics as well. Can being on low dose augmentin cause crohns?
Augmentin is a combination antibiotic, specifically a mix of Amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin, as you might guess, is in the penicillin family. Clavulanic acid is a medication that works by inhibiting an enzyme called "penicillinase" or "beta-lactamase" that some bacteria produce that destroys penicillin-related drugs. So, clavulonic acid makes Amoxicillin work ...Read more
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