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Can caladryl clear staph?

Can caladryl clear staph?

No: Caladryl is a combination of calamine lotion and topical benadryl (diphenhydramine). It is meant to calm itch, but does not contain an antibiotic that can clear a staph infection. Please see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Can caladryl clear help a staph infection? Help please?

Can caladryl clear help a staph infection? Help please?

Caladryl: Can help to relieve symptoms (like itching) but it does not have an antibiotic effect - so no, it won't clear a staph infection. ...Read more

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Docs, wanted to know if I can get rid of hives on my face by using aveeno oatmeal and caladryl clear?

Docs, wanted to know if I can get rid of hives on my face by using aveeno oatmeal and caladryl clear?

Unlikely: Hives are best treated by antihistamines taken by pill or liquid rather than topical (cream, ointment) treatment. Approved medications for treating hives are Zyrtec, Claritin and Allegra. They will provide relief without the usual side effect of drowsiness that comes with Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If hives persists beyond 6 weeks, see an allergist as newly approved treatments are available. ...Read more

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I have itches on my stomach, arm pit, and thoart. Small bumps appear and they itch like crazy. I have used caladryl clear and doesn't seem to work?

I have itches on my stomach, arm pit, and thoart. Small bumps appear and they itch like crazy. I have used caladryl clear and doesn't seem to work?

Allergic Reaction: You may be having an allergic reaction or angioedema / urticaria. Try OTC benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other anti histamines (H1 blockers). If no significant improvement, you will need more aggressive anti-inflammatory medication such as corticosteroids once your diagnosis is confirmed. ...Read more

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Is calahist safe for infants?

Is calahist safe for infants?

Not recommended: Calahist has a strong anti-itch medication which can be absorbed erratically in young children. I would not recommend it. It for use in children over 2 years old. ...Read more

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Is calahist lotion the same as calamine lotion?

Is calahist lotion the same as calamine lotion?

CALAHIST LOTION: CALAHIST LOTION IS CALAMINE LOTION WITH MANY MORE, EXTRA INGREDIENTS.
UNNECESSARY IN MY HUMBLE OPINION. ...Read more

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My face is clear! Can I stop taking my medication now?

My face is clear! Can I stop taking my medication now?

FACE CLEAR: I don't know how long you have been on the medication that has cleared your face. Which medication? Why don't you check with the doctor that prescribed it? ...Read more

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What medication to use to clear echogenicol materials in endometrial?

Varies: That could be treated with ocp's or a cyclic Progesterone instead of an immediate d&c. If a recheck shows the echogenic foci still present a D&C may be required. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for cystitis to clear up after medication?

How long is it supposed to it take for cystitis to clear up after medication?

Symptoms should: Be improved in 2-3 days, but take your entire course of antibiotics to maximize the chance oc completely clearing the bacteria. ...Read more

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How long does it takes for chalmydia to clear up after taking the medication?

How long does it takes for chalmydia to clear up after taking the medication?

...: People diagnosed with chlamydia should not have sex for 7 days after single dose antibiotic treatment or until completion of a 7-day course of antibiotics to prevent spreading the infection to partners. All partners need to be tested and/or treated to prevent re-infection. Latex condoms can help reduce the risk of chlamydia and other sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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Got told I had herpes and II was put on medication but results came back clear, what happened?

Got told I had herpes and II was put on medication but results came back clear, what happened?

Herpes simplex: Don't know how you were tested, but most often this is a clinical diagnosis based upon the mode of presentation of the lesions. Treatment, unless begun immediately after onset is seldom effective in shortening the duration of symptoms. You don't say where the infection occurred, but am assuming genitally, in which case you might want to be tested for other stds. Hope you are well soon. ...Read more

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I've had bad laryngitis for 2 weeks now and it isn't clearing up. What medication do you recommend for this?

I've had bad laryngitis for 2 weeks now and it isn't clearing up. What medication do you recommend for this?

Time to see ENT: You need to have your voice box looked at to best direct treatment. 2 weeks is enough to warrant an ENT evaluation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for herpes to clear up after taking the medication? And he has a out brake and I don't why is that?

How long does it take for herpes to clear up after taking the medication? And he has a out brake and I don't why is that?

Resistance &Exposure: Like any other viral (or bacterial) infection the host has to be susceptible to the infection and the exposure must occur in a place that harbors the infections (mucous membranes for example) Some people develop antibodies to certain infectious agents and therefore when exposed never contract it. Herpes lasts 7 to 14 days as a natural course. ...Read more

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I have roundworm but cannot afford the $1200 medication to cure it. Is there anything that I can do to. Clear this up on my own?

Round worm: I have roundworm but cannot afford the $1200 medication to cure it. Is there anything that I can do to. Clear this up on my own? ANS: ask the Dr who made the DX. Not certain what is called roundworm down there. ...Read more

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Does walgreens have a medication that clear a affection for UTI? How much is it?

Does walgreens have a medication that clear a affection for UTI? How much is it?

Cranberry tabs: Some utis resolve without antibiotics. Drink lots of fluids you may also take cranberry juice or tablets. You may also take bladder analgesics like azo. Price differs depending on brand. ...Read more

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What's to be expected? Might thrush clear up by itself or does it need medication?

What's to be expected? Might thrush clear up by itself or does it need medication?

Medication: You should be on the appropriate medication. See your medical professional to evaluate and prescribe. ...Read more

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Is there an over the counter medication I can use to help clear up the shingles's?

Is there an over the counter medication I can use to help clear up the shingles's?

Calamine lotion: No medicine will clear up shingles. However you can try to put some soothing cream on the area to keep it from being uncomfortable. ...Read more

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How long does it take for scalp ringworms to clear up after you start taking the medication?

How long does it take for scalp ringworms to clear up after you start taking the medication?

Quite a while: Compared to many other infections these are a longer investment of time and effort. The germ has gone deep into the hair follicles and require oral medication to reach/eliminate. Difficult cases can take a month or more of medication for final cure. Topical medications can sometimes provide a cosmetic benefit at the level of exposed skin, but won't cure it alone. ...Read more

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How long after an intramuscular Kenalog injection until the medication and/or its effects are completely cleared from the body?

How long after an intramuscular Kenalog injection until the medication and/or its effects are completely cleared from the body?

2-3 weeks: This depends in part on how much you got. So if you know the side effects from her flushing those go away fairly quickly it depends what you're getting the Kenalog for ...Read more

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I took the pills to clear our chlymida after the 4 ft I threw up a little of the medication is that ok would it clear off still?

I took the pills to clear our chlymida after the 4 ft I threw up a little of the medication is that ok would it clear off still?

Maybe treat again?: What does "4 ft" mean? If you were treated with azithromycin (4 pills of 250 mg, total 1000 mg), and if you vomited within 30 minutes, you need to be re-treated -- or maybe instead ask your doctor about doxycycline treatment (1 pill twice daily for 7 days). ...Read more

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I have been taking medication for a UTI for over two weeks. The pain is a lot worse and it isn't clearing up. What could that mean?

I have been taking medication for a UTI for over two weeks. The pain is a lot worse and it isn't clearing up. What could that mean?

UTI symptoms: A woman with UTI symptoms that don't quickly clear up with a standard urinary antibiotic should see a gyn specialist. There are resistant bacteria strains that can be detected on a urine culture and other conditions that can be diagnosed by exam. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of an intramuscular Kenalog injection typically last? How long before the medication is totally cleared from the body?

Two weeks: Is a guestimate. Possibly longer.
Kenalog is not a drug of abuse nor does it have many side effects, so wondering why you are concerned about total body clearance?
You can look up patient information for Kenalog online. ...Read more

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What else can I do to clear up my acne besides medication?

What else can I do to clear up my acne besides medication?

Why do you ask?: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related illness that must be managed scientifically if you want results. Significant acne is a serious personal and professional liability because, frankly, it is a sign of poor self-care. Topical benzoyl peroxide, perhaps with a prescription med from your physician, is far more effective than any home remedy. Stay smart and let us clear you. ...Read more

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How can oral medication for acne know how to clear up the area?

How can oral medication for acne know how to clear up the area?

Whole body: When a systemic antibiotic changes the body's flora, the effects will be seen where bacteria are already a problem. When a systemic vitamin-a analogue makes the sebaceous glands regress, the effects will be seen where they are actually causing acne, but the rest of the skin will be affected and dry up as well. This is common to medications in general, even though they seem magic. ...Read more

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Are there some effective ways to clear up acne without medication?

Are there some effective ways to clear up acne without medication?

Forgive my frankness: Imagine that you are caught in a burning building. Would you ask the fire department, "how can you help me without spraying water? " don't let some aversion you have to scientific medicine cause yourself or a teen for whom you are responsible suffer unnecessarily from a chronic, serious, non-lifestyle-related, readily-manageable disease. Base your thinking on facts, not internet / pop lies. Cheers. ...Read more

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Have chronic lazy bowel for 10 months. Colonoscopy was clear. What medications could be useful?

Have chronic lazy bowel for 10 months. Colonoscopy was clear. What medications could be useful?

Constipation.: You have chronic constipation due to several reasons. Make sure you are not overdose on narcotics or any medications that has side effects of constipation. You can try citrucel or fibercon (these are fiber supplements) and drink adequate amt of water. If this doesn't help, try MiraLAX (otc, one tablespoon in 8 oz of water daily or bid). If no improve, see your GI doc. Others: amitiza, (lubiprostone) linzess. ...Read more