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Can You Bye Medication For Chlamydia Over The Counter
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
Can you prescribe something safe, quick and effective for treating yeast infection. Pills and cream . "Over the counter"?
"Yeasty Beasty": Yeast/fungal infections can affect many parts of the body, inc. the skin/scalp, nails, genitals, mouth, etc. Assuming that you have a vaginal yeast infection, several safe, effective "over the counter" remedies are available, like Monistat. Use according to the label directions for best results. See your doc for an exam, testing & possible presciption med if symptoms persist or worsen ...Read more
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
No: MRSA is a type of Staph infection that is resistant to penicillin-type antibiotics. MRSA infections can occur in many parts of the body, but blood infection, or internal infection with MRSA is life-threatening and needs IV antibiotics. More commonly, MRSA causes either skin infections or boils underneath skin. Prescription oral antibiotics are required: clindamycin, tetracycline, or "Bactrim". ...Read more
On keflex have developed a yeast infection down there given meds for that by can't take yet. Can I do over the counter cream treatments for now???
No need to wait: Why can't you take the yeast treatment yet? You don't need to finish your cephalexin (Keflex) first. If in doubt, check with the doctor's office where it was prescribed. But if you want to start OTC yeast treatment, that would also be OK. Choose any product with active ingredient ending in "azole" (miconazole, clotrimazole, etc). ...Read more
What anti nausea medication is safe to take with fluoxetine? Either on prescription or over the counter
I'm resistant to metronidazole for BV when can I try another courser?will the bacteria change over time?
Clindamycin: 1. BV sometimes goes away on its own and treatment is not required if symptoms are mild, so you might consider waiting it out. 2. By resistant you probably mean that a course of metronidazole did not rid you of symptoms. A longer course or oral or vaginal application might still work. 3. The standard alternative treatment is clindamycin - oral or vaginal. ...Read more
Ascariasis: The most common are Albendazole (albenza), Ivermectin (stromectol) and mebendazole. Each can be curative with a single oral dose, but may produce abdominal pain and nausea. None of these is available in the usa without a prescription. Before being treated you should submit a stool specimen for diagnosis. If you are not reinfected this may cure itself if you really have ascaris. ...Read more
Not over-the-counter: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn doctor (or a women's clinic) to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman to make. ...Read more
Can: Most over the counter hemorrhoid preps are just "band-aids" and usually won't work for long if at all. Patients need to determine the cause of their symptoms and correct that. The creams can help control symptoms during the treatment of the underlying cause, but they are not the long term answer to hemorrhoid symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This: is a prescription drug. Need to call your doctor ...Read more
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