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Doctor insights on: Does Doxycycline Have Any Effect Against Tuberculosis

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Dr. Scott Lindquist
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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection (Definition)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious organism that spreads by droplets coughed out by an infected person. Infection is established initially in lungs, but can spread within lungs & to other body parts, or can become latent, with reactivation occurring years to decades later. With effective treatment, it can be completely eliminated although drug resistant ...Read more


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Pls let me know the treatment for bAllinitis i was applying canestan s but it relapse soon i stop applying i also had doxycycline and flucanazole pls ?

Pls let me know the treatment for bAllinitis i was applying canestan s but it relapse soon i stop applying i also had doxycycline and flucanazole pls ?

Balanitis: Go see Family Doc to determine specific cause of your case of balanitis (http://www.drugs.com/health-guide/balanitis.html) as there are many such that empiric treatment i.e. guessing won't help. Canestan S is a combination of anti fungal & steroid (http://www.drugs.com/international/canesten-s.html). Doxycycline is an antibiotic. Fluconazole is another anti fungal. So no more guessing. Identify bu ...Read more

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Where can I buy doxycycline 100mg?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline can be purchased at a pharmacy with a prescription. ...Read more

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How soon for sex after starting doxycycline?

How soon for sex after starting doxycycline?

Was this used for: Tx of chlamydia? If so, wait until your course of treatment is complete and a minimum of 7 days before engaging in sex. ...Read more

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Is 600 mg of doxycycline in one day too much?

Is 600 mg of doxycycline in one day too much?

Family practice : You didn't say what you were being treated for but usual dose is 100-200 mg twice a day. 600 mg is more than you should get. Ask your dr why you need a higher dose. ...Read more

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Is vibramycin (doxycycline) good for you skin ?

Is vibramycin (doxycycline) good for you skin ?

For acne yes: Yes vibrancyin is good treatment for acne as well as other skin infections. Be careful with exposure to sun as this can cause you to be more prone to sunburn. ...Read more

Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
1,185 doctors shared insights

Tuberculosis (Definition)

Is an infection in the body with mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is almost always acquired via the respiratory tract from which it can spread to other organs. After that, the immune system walls the bacteria off. All of this usually occurs without symptoms. After that, activation of the infection can occur in about 10% of the total patients. Half of this risk is in ...Read more


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Vibramycin (Definition)

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