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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Can it be possible for you to overdose on antibiotics?

Can it be possible for you to overdose on antibiotics?

Unlikely: You would not be able to overdose on the usual prescription amount of antibiotic.. Most likely if you took a toxic dose, you would get sick to your stomach and vomit it out. If you are trying to do yourself harm, then get with a friend or counselor and work through it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be given domperidone while pregnant?

Is it possible to be given domperidone while pregnant?

Not recommended: Domperidone is FDA pregnancy category C - has not been well studied. So, there are better choices. ...Read more

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How can mammograms be given to males?

How can mammograms be given to males?

The exact same: technique as with females. A mammogram can be performed on virtually anyone with even minimal tissue in the breast regions. ...Read more

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Why can you be allergic to penicillin orally but be okay to use it in drops for eyes?

Why can you be allergic to penicillin orally but be okay to use it in drops for eyes?

Not true: First off penicillin is not available in any drop form for prescription use. There are many reasons for this but there are so many more effective alternatives that it is not made as a drop. If you are allergic to penicillin, then if you administered it into your eyes you would get an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I am allergic to penicillin, can other antibiotics be used to treat syphilis?

I am allergic to penicillin, can other antibiotics be used to treat syphilis?

Yes: It is known that 60-70% of those thought penicillin allergic are not, skin testing in a protected setting can usually provide more accurate status. Nontheless, the drug Doxycycline given over a 2 wk period may cure syphillis, Azithromycin has been used but some resistant strains have been found. Penicillin is the only drug known effective during pregnancy & can be used with rapid desensitization. ...Read more

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Which antibiotics are safe to give to a pregnant woman?

Which antibiotics are safe to give to a pregnant woman?

Risk varies: As a rule, most of the penicillin cephalosporin and macrolide meds are low risk.(cat b) the sulfa, tetracycline and injectable "mycins" (cat d) are high risk. The nih does list the drug information on line under potential risks.Just search the individual name and look for the nih link. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to overdose on vitamin c?

Can it be possible for you to overdose on vitamin c?

Not in the classic: sense because it is water soluble. Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating,headache and insomnia. It may be associated with renal calculi. It can lead to hemolytic anemia in patients with g6pd deficiency. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to antibiotics?

Can you be allergic to antibiotics?

Yes: It is possible to be allergic to antibiotics. The most common antibiotic allergies are to penicillin like medications and sulfa based antibiotics. ...Read more

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I am allergic to penicillin, can other antibiotics be used to treat meningitis?

I am allergic to penicillin, can other antibiotics be used to treat meningitis?

Yes: Meningitis is a very serious infection requiring close medical attention. Viral meningitis is most common is not treated with antibiotics. If one has bacterial meningitis, this is a medical emergency. If allergic to penicillin, other antibiotics can be used. In certain indications, one can be desensitized to penicillin. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to overdose on nitroglycerin pills?

Nitroglycerine pills: If you overdose on nitroglycerine pills, your blood pressure will drop precipitously and you might pass out and or worse. If you take nitroglycerine when you are dehydrated or otherwise vasodilated, similar things can happen. Nitroglycerine is a serious medication. ...Read more

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Can cephalosporin be given to any patient who is allergic to penicillin?

Can cephalosporin be given to any patient who is allergic to penicillin?

Depends: Relatively few people have reactions...In the 10 % range by some accounts. There are always alternatives. The real question should be what kind of penicillin allergy is being reported. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to overdose on tetanus/diphtheria vaccine?

If you are going to: a reputable doctor, they will know how to draw up the correct amount from a multidose vial, or give a single dose pre-filled syringe of the vaccine. That amount is standard and therefore cannot be given as an overdose. ...Read more

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What STDs can cause a women to not be able to give birth?

What STDs can cause a women to not be able to give birth?

Two primary types: The two that come to mind that are most likely to cause infertility include chlamydia & gonorrhea. Both can scar the sensitive areas within the fallopian tubes where fertilization occurs. Gonorrhea is more likely to cause other symptoms that lead to treatment, but chlamydia can be asymptomatic & overlooked unless regular testing is done. ...Read more

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Can nitrofurantoin be used for tonsillitis if pregnant?

Can nitrofurantoin be used for tonsillitis if pregnant?

Not recommended: Nitrofurantoin is a good anitbiotic choice that is often used during pregnancy. But, most often it is drug of choice for bladder infections (uti), not tonsillitis. There are other antibiotics that are still safe in pregnancy but would be better at fighting a tonsillar infection. ...Read more

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Which antibiotics cannot be given to someone who is allergic to penicillin?

Which antibiotics cannot be given to someone who is allergic to penicillin?

"cillins": Drugs where 'cillin is at the end of the name are penicillin derivatives. It turns out that drugs like Cephalosporins which share some features of the penicillin molecule are no longer considered to be cross reactive. ...Read more

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Sumycin (Definition)

Sumycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


Tetracycline (Definition)

Tetracycline is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract ...Read more