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Doxycycline Treat Staph
It is very hard to m: Get rid of a spine infection with hardware present without washing out wound several times and being on IV antibiotics usually for 6 weeks. Sometimes a patient is transitioned onto oral antibiotic but just taking oral antibiotic will most likely not cure the infection but may suppress it while remaining on the antibiotic. It depends on whether an organism was identified & if sensitive to drug. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cultures on my face/neck has light acinetobacter baumanii complex (was staph)and my scalp has a positive light klebsiella pneumoniae esbl. How should we treat now? I was on 2 months of doxycycline.
Sensitivity: When doctors run cultures they also run a sensitivity test which is why you run a culture. The sensitivity test tells you which antibiotics the bacteria is sensitive to and the names of the antibiotics the bacteria will be resistent to. If you have already been treated and the bacteria was sensitive to that bacteria it will resolve. Avoid picking and recontamination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx staph infec/leg: bacitracin gel, 100 mg doxycycline caps, 10 days, + injection, vicodin es/ pain. When will i feel relief & clear up? Tx yesterday
If treatment : Is working then you should star feeling better within 48 hours. I assume that a culture was taken to determine that you have staph. Appropriate antibiotics should be given to treat infection. ...Read more
On doxycycline for minor staph infection. Rash coming up on neck. Should I stop taking it? I have 3 days left of prescription should I try Benadryl?
Prescribed both doxycycline hyclate oral (for staph on piercing site) and penicillin (for strep throat). Safe to take these at the same time?
I have red bumps all over my body and vagina area my doctor said it looks like MRSA or staph could he be wrong if they don't go away with doxycycline?
What is a better choice for skin staph infection: maximum strength neosporin or bacitracin with zinc along with the oral antibiotic doxycyline? Thanks
Doxycycline: The treatment of choice for any staph infection is oral Doxycycline (or one of the other antibiotics indicated for staph). Topical creams such as neosporin or Bacitracin are relatively ineffective; they might have a small supplemental effect when used with an oral antibiotic, but should not be used by themselves for staph. ...Read more
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
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
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
Staph inf scalp: Yes good idea to get it treated. ...Read more
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