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Doctor insights on: Doxycycline Reasonable Treat Prostate

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Prostate (Definition)

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


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Been on doxycline almost 30 days for prostate infection, I don't feel any better. How long does take for medicine to kick in?

Been on doxycline almost 30 days for prostate infection, I don't feel any better. How long does take for medicine to kick in?

Talk with doctor: You should have felt at least somewhat better in a week or two. Talk to your doctor about trying other antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or other treatment. ...Read more

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Could I use doxycycline to treat diverticulitis?

Could I use doxycycline to treat diverticulitis?

Yes: general info many different antibiotics can be used for divertiulitis ...Read more

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If it's caught early, is prostate cancer treatable?

If it's caught early, is prostate cancer treatable?

Yes: Yes. As with any type of cancer, diagnosing and treating the cancer early is key. Depending on the stage and type of the prostate cancer, it is very treatable. If caught at a very early stage, the long-term survival for prostate cancer is very high. ...Read more

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Just DX'ed with endometriosis and being treated with doxycycline. Is this effective? What can I expect in the future?

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

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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 more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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


Dr. James Lin
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Vibra Tabs (Definition)

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