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Doxycycline Reasonable Treat Prostate
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Is doxycycline causing my dribbling pee? Or is it my epididymitis? Or do I have prostatis? I'm 18 so prostate problems would be bad
Been on doxycline almost 30 days for prostate infection, I don't feel any better. How long does take for medicine to kick in?
Just DX'ed with endometriosis and being treated with doxycycline. Is this effective? What can I expect in the future?
Doxycycline...: ...is not likely to be effective for this. It's an antibiotic, only effective against certain bacterial infections, and endometriosis isn't an infection. Endometriosis can be difficult to distinguish from certain infections; maybe your doctor is just covering all bases. Doxy is also sometimes used in women with fallopian tube infertility, if that's part of the picture. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a mild case of percoronitis and I want to know if I can take doxycycline to treat it? And if so how long should I take it?
Pericorinitis: Pericorinitis is most often caused by food impaction, and is also often caused by chewing trauma. Antibiotics will only be effective if the cause of the infection is alleviated. The best way to treat pericorinitis is to have it examined and treated by your dentist. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Infections: The medications individually treat a variety of infections. When given together they are usually used to treat sexually transmitted infections, particularly: chlamydia and trichomoniasis. They are often given in combination with testing to avoid delaying treatment. They do have a variety of other indications however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Infections: Doxycycline and Flagyl (metronidazole) are antibiotics which can be used in the treatment of many different infections, most often caused by bacteria and/or protozoa. Metronidazole is particularly useful in the treatment of infections which may include anaerobics (live in environments without good oxygen supply). This combination may be used for treating sinus infections or stds for example. ...Read more
Vaginitis: See your physican and treat accordingly.Get a more detailed answer ›
Proctitis?: Hemorrhoids don't generally get infected. Maybe rectal inflammation/infection (proctitis)? If so, or if you have an anal fissure, doxycycline might help. If under a doctor's care, follow his or her advice. If not, see a doctor now. If your anus has been sexually exposed, get tested for STD; doxycycline is the treatment of choice for rectal chlamydia. ...Read more
No: Doxycycline is an antibiotic that is used to treat some illnesses, such as lyme disease that are caused by tick bites. If a patient has a tick bite in an area of the country where lyme disease is common, some doctors have chosen to prescribe Doxycycline to possibly prevent lyme disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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