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Dr. Marc Basson
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Escherichia Coli (Definition)

Escherichia coli is a gram-negative, coliform bacterium. There are various strains of E. coli that live in the intestines. Some strains can cause severe abdominal cramps, ...Read more


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Could taking antibiotics like doxycycline, bactrim and Macrobid have caused my baby to have a complete agenesis of the corpus callosum? The drugs were prescribed by the doctor for e-coli and ut infections and taken during the first trimester of pregnancy

Could taking antibiotics like doxycycline, bactrim and Macrobid have caused my baby to have a complete agenesis of the corpus callosum? The drugs were prescribed by the doctor for e-coli and ut infections and taken during the first trimester of pregnancy

No apparent link: The meds above have not been linked to acc. Any triggering process is in play at or before the 4th month, when the cc normally forms. Acc has been found as a sporadic event, or showing autosomal dominant, recessive or x linked forms of inheritance. It can occur in normal people or as part af a significant syndrome or chromosome defect. Genetic eval & counseling are indicated for all cases. ...Read more

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Dide effects of doxycycline?

Dide effects of doxycycline?

Doxy side effects?: Nausea/vomitting/diarrhea
allergic reaction- mild to severe
increased skin sensitivity to sun
yeast infection in female
intereference with other medication absorption. ...Read more

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What is doxycycline used for?

What is doxycycline used for?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is an antibiotic that is used to treat many types of conditions like Lyme disease, Pneumonia, Anthrax, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Rickettsiosis, Pleural effusion, Bacterial pneumonia & Mycoplasma infection. ...Read more

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What is doxycycline actually used for?

What is doxycycline actually used for?

See below: Doxycycline is given both orally and intravenously. It is used to treat several different species of bacteria and several different bacterial illnesses. It covers most strains of staphylococcus aureus including mrsa, hemophilus influenza, chlamydophilia, mycoplasma and some strains of gram negative bacteria. If you are infected with a susceptible bacteria it is usually curative. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline affect cysts?

Can doxycycline affect cysts?

Which cysts?: Ovarian cysts or acne cysts? For acne doxy can be given upto 6 months as it acts on a bacteria called propionibacterium acnes which causes inflammation in the acne affected skin. In pid / ovarian cysts with suspected infecion, Doxycycline is given both as an inpt. Or as an outpt. Antibiotic, most of the times in addition to another abx. Like Ampicillin /cephlosporin inj/oral. Twice doxy alone sometim. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline make you tired?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is amongst one of the most commonly used and safest antibiotics available. Feeling tired or fatigue is a possible side effect of doxycycline, but the fatigue is generally tolerable and not profound. A long list of things can also cause fatigue including the condition doxycyline is being used for. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline work on boils?

Does doxycycline work on boils?

No: Boils can't usually be treated with antibiotics. Once pus has accumulated, the boil needs to be opened and drained. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline make you tired?

Does doxycycline make you tired?

Doxycycline: Feeling tired is likely not a direct effect of this antibiotic. More likely, if you are feeling more tired than normal, it is a result of a combination of factors, including whatever the reason is for taking the antibiotic. Many people don't feel quite right while taking antibiotics. Try to eat well and get plenty of rest. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline cause c difficile?

Can doxycycline cause c difficile?

Yes: Any antibiotic including, Doxycycline can increase your risk of getting c. Difficile diarrhea. However, because Doxycycline has poor activity against anaerobes (the majority of bacteria found in your colon) it is less likely than other antibiotics to cause c. Difficile diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is there doxycycline in penicillin?

Is there doxycycline in penicillin?

No: Penicillin does not contain doxycycline, and there is no cross-reaction between Doxycycline and penicillin for most penicillin allergic patients. ...Read more

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Can I take lysine with doxycycline?

Yes: It is perfectly safe to take lysine with doxycycline. I also advise taking a quality probiotic such as culturelle ; sacchromyces boulardii (florastor), a probiotic yeast, to prevent intestinal and vaginal yeast infections and imbalances of intestinal flora. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline have side effects?

Occasionally: Doxycycline is a useful antibiotic, but as with all medications, there are possible side effects. Every drug or supplement has some small risks, so a user has to weigh the benefits against the small chance of an allergic reaction or some other problem. Doxycycline is often used to treat acne in teen boys. Users can sunburn more easily. "doxy" is not used in younger kids nor in pregnant women. ...Read more

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Doxycycline in the freezer, is it ok?

Tightly sealed?: If it's tightly sealed with no condensation it should be safe--but outdated tetracyclines can cause problems. Don't take too much old stuff too long. ...Read more

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Can I take doxycycline for laryngitis?

Laryngitis: Laryngitis typically either viral or from post nasal drip from allergies or sinus infection, most of which are viral. No antibiotic is helpful with a virus. Doxy can be used for sinus infections of bacterial but not most MDs first choice. Drink fluids, don't whisper, and try and rest voice. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline can cure hydrosalphinx?

No, only surgery: Doxycycline is the recommended treatment for a current episode of pelvic infection. A hydrosalpinx (a blocked, fluid-filled fallopian tube) can be a result of a previous infection which has already done its damage. There is no medical treatment to repair a hydrosalpinx, only surgery will do that. ...Read more

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What the benefit of doxycycline for gum?

Doxycycline & gums: Doxycycline is an antibiotics given to clear bacterial infections. It can cause staining of teeth so not prescribed to pregnant women and children under the age of 12. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of doxycycline?

What are some side effects of doxycycline?

Doxycycline: Some common side effects of Doxycycline include photosensitivity (easy to burn in sun, so important to use sunscreen, keep covered), nausea/vomiting/abdominal discomfort, headache, allergic reactions. Just keep in mind, almost any medication has a long list of potential side effects, but they only occur in a small number of cases. ...Read more

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What is doxycycline hyclate prescribed for?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is an antibiotic that can be prescribed to treat May treat: Lyme disease, Pneumonia, Anthrax, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Rickettsiosis, Pleural effusion, Bacterial pneumonia or Mycoplasma infection. ...Read more

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What are the tests for doxycycline overdose?

Measure levels: It is possible to measure serum levels of this antibiotic in some laboratories, but not necessary. Excessive amounts of Doxycycline will be excreted rapidly in the urine. ...Read more

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What is Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg used for?

Antibiotic: Used for many purposes, mainly preventing or treating an infection ...Read more

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What is the doxycycline dosage for sinusitis?

What is the doxycycline dosage for sinusitis?

Necessary?: In most cases, we don't recommend treating sinusitis with antibiotics. However, in more severe or prolonged cases, the usual dose would be 100 mg twice a day. ...Read more

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Can you take doxycycline mono with motrin800?

Can you take doxycycline mono with motrin800?

Sure: But be aware that you may get some stomach upset. Are you tolerating the doxy ok? ...Read more

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Serious or common side effect of doxycycline?

Allergic reactions: Can be very serious side effects if there is: difficulty in breathing, chest tightness, swelling of tongue, diarrhea with or without bloody stools, severe headaches, severe skin reactions like urticaria, blistered or pealing skin. Common and relatively mild se are nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite mild temporary skin rash with or without itching, sensitivity to sunlight. But, overall quite safe. ...Read more

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