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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


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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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Can amoxicillin cure chlamydia?

Can amoxicillin  cure chlamydia?

It could, but...: The efficacy isn't as good as Azithromycin or doxycycline. If you are given amoxicillin, it is highly recommended you have a repeat test after treatment to make sure you cleared the infection. ...Read more

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Can metronidazole cure ureaplasm?

Can metronidazole cure ureaplasm?

No it won't: First, Ureaplasma is a normal bacteria in the genital tract. A positive test result does not need treatment, especially in women with symptoms like unexplained vaginal discharge. Second, the answer to your question is no: metronidazole is used to treat bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas, and has no effect on Ureplasma. Discuss w/ your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can cephalexin cure chlamydia?

Can cephalexin cure chlamydia?

No! Cephalexin -: Doesn't work. Macrolides and doxycycline are most effective! ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin cure candidiasis?

Can ciprofloxacin cure candidiasis?

No: Ciprofloxacin is an antibacterial. Candidiasis is caused by a fungus and needs an antifungal such as Miconazol. For a vaginal infection, a vaginal preparation is needed, not one for Athlete's foot. There are several over the counter preparations for this ...Read more

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Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

No: Nitrofurantoin, the active ingredient in Macrobid®, is not effective or recommended for treatment of chlamydial infections. The recommended treatments are azithromycin (Zithromax®) or doxycycline, with levofloxacin (Levaquin®) and erythromycin as alternatives. ...Read more

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Can penicillin cure trich?

Can penicillin cure trich?

Nope!: According to the centers for disease control, trichomoniasis should be treated with Metronidazole or tinidazole. Penicillin will not cure trichomoniasis. For more info on stds, safer sex, std testing, visit www.Sexualhealth.Com. ...Read more

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Can azithromycin cure bacterial vaginosis ?

Yes: The gardnerella bacteria that cause BV have a limited spectrum of antibiotics that are effective. Usually Metronidazole and Clindamycin are the 2 'first line' treatments, but research studies have shown that Azithromycin can be effective in treating bv. ...Read more

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Will clindamycin cure gonorrhea?

Will clindamycin cure gonorrhea?

No: Clindamycin is not affective against gonorrhea. It can be used in combination with other medications for pelvic inflammatory disease and certain types of vaginitis. Due to increasing resistance to various medications, gonorrhea treatments are limited. ...Read more

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Will clindamycin cure chlamydia?

Will clindamycin cure chlamydia?

Not recommended: Usually this is treated w either azithromycin or doxycyvline... Clinda can be considered as an alternate treatment in complicated infections as an IV INFUSION plus gentamicin IV ...Read more

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Can lactocillibus pills cure any bacterial infection?

Can lactocillibus pills cure any bacterial infection?

Probably not: However, use of lactobacillus may help prevent future bacterial overgrowth. If a bacterial infection is present, usually antibiotic treatment is required to eradicate. ...Read more

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Does the metronidazole antibiotic cure BV and chlamydia?

Does the metronidazole antibiotic cure BV and chlamydia?

Not both: Metronidazole will often cure BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is ineffective against chlamydia. For this you will need a different antibiotic, such as azithromycin, doxycycline, eryhromycin, or uncommonly Levofloxacin and ofloxacin. See your clinician for an appropriate prescription. ...Read more

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Does ciprofloxacin and metronidazole cure bacterial vaginosis?

Does ciprofloxacin and metronidazole cure bacterial vaginosis?

Probably: Bacterial vaginosis is not a single organism but is often multiple organisms. Metronidazole is generally first choice therapy for bv. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cure bv?

Yes: Flagyl is a commonly used antibiotic that is highly effective in treating bacterial vaginosis. You need a prescription to get it from a pharmacy. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cure chlymedia?

Chlamydia: That is not the recommended treatment nor one of its alternatives either. Please seek medical advice before using a medication that is not indicated for your condition. Chalmydia might have long lasting complications. ...Read more

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Can azithromycin fail to cure chlamydia?

STD drug resistance: Yes, unfortunately. There is a new or rare drug resistant strain in america now... ...Read more

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Will metronidazole treat bacterial vaginosis?

Will metronidazole treat bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial Vaginosis: Metranidazole is one of the treatments for bv. It decreases the bacterial population of gardnerella vaginalis. Can also use preparations like acid jelly to decrease the vaginal ph making the vaginal environment more hostile to gardnerella proliferation. ...Read more

Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant odor, ...Read more