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Can I take antibiotics and pain medication at the same time for mastitis?

Can I take antibiotics and pain medication at the same time for mastitis?

Mastitis: Simply put yes. I would need to know the exact name of the medications in order to assess possibly interaction and competition for liver enzymes and also protein binding. ...Read more

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Can I take antibiotics and pain meds for mastitis?

Can I take antibiotics and pain meds for mastitis?

Of course: Yes, you should take antibiotics to clear up documented case of mastitis. You can also take pain medication to help while you are recovering. ...Read more

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Is it alright to take antibiotics for mastitis if my baby has thrush?

Is it alright to take antibiotics for mastitis if my baby has thrush?

Yes: Mastitis needs treatment. Your pain needs to be addressed. Seek care for your baby with your pediatrician, but don't forget to care for own medical care. ...Read more

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Do I need to take antibiotics for possible mastitis? Fever resolved in less than 24 hrs but still have lump in breast. Baby got fever today, related?

Probably related: The probability of those two things are related. If the breast lump is still there, it may be a site of "trapped milk" with infection so your MD needs to check it out and then make the determination as to whether antibiotics are needed or not. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with non-lactating mastitis 3rd time.antibiotics rid fever&pain but unbearable itching remains.no rash.cancer? or could it be anything else?

Diagnosed with non-lactating mastitis 3rd time.antibiotics rid fever&pain but unbearable itching remains.no rash.cancer? or could it be anything else?

Your doctor can help: The doctor who gave you antibiotics is your first line of help. Ask him/her if a second opinion with a breast cancer specialist or a surgeon may be useful to further investigate your problem. You may need X-Rays of your breast(Mammography, Ultrasound or MRI scan). These can be used to check for Breast Cancer. Use local applications of a good moisturizer to provide relief from itching. ...Read more

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How long for a mastitis knot to go away? On antibiotics 2 days.

How long for a mastitis knot to go away? On antibiotics 2 days.

Mastitis: Once on antibiotics you can expect significant improvement in 2-3 days. If you don't feel better by tomorrow call your doctor. ...Read more

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Could mastitis be cured without taking antibiotics ?

Could mastitis be cured without taking antibiotics ?

Mastitis: This is an infection and is usually bacterial - antibiotics are the correct treatment ...Read more

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How long after I stop taking antibiotics for mastitis will they stay in my system?

How long after I stop taking antibiotics for mastitis will they stay in my system?

Except for...: ...Azithromycin (which stays around for weeks), practically all other antibiotics are gone in 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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