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Doctor insights on: Doxycycline Reasonable Treat Prostate

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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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Is doxycycline 100 mg used to treat only mono?

Is doxycycline 100 mg used to treat only mono?

No: Doxycyclne is an Antibiotic used for many infections but not effective agaist viruses.Infectious mononucleosis is caused by a virus. ...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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What does Flagyl and doxycycline treat?

What does Flagyl and doxycycline  treat?

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 more

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Can doxycycline is treat vaginitis n cervicisis?

Can doxycycline is treat vaginitis n cervicisis?

Cervicitis: I have used Doxycycline to treat cervicitis. However vaginitis is often either bacterial vaginosis, which is usually treated with Flagyl or metrogel, and isn't sensitive to doxy. Or another type of bacterial infection which may or may not be sensitive to doxycycline. ...Read more

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I have leftover doxycycline. Will it treat vaginitis?

I have leftover doxycycline. Will it treat vaginitis?

No: #1) you shouldn't have left over antibiotics because it means that you may not have taken them as directed when they were prescribed. #2) Doxycycline would not be the first choice for treating a vaginitis. ...Read more

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Doxycycline and Flagyl treats what?

Doxycycline and Flagyl treats what?

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

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Will doxycycline treat hemorrhoidal infection?

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

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Are tick bites often treated with doxycycline?

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 more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Vibra Tabs (Definition)

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