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My child is very sick w/ haemophilus influenza in his lungs. It's resistant to penicillin and he's allergic to sulpha. What other drug can he take?

My child is very sick w/ haemophilus influenza in his lungs. It's resistant to penicillin and he's allergic to sulpha. What other drug can he take?

Macrolides: A class of medication called macrolides particular mixifloxacin it should be sensitive to it it 400 mg IV daily and also refer to the sensitivity pattern they should have. ...Read more

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I had a vaginal swab that showed haemophilus influenzae. I this dangerous? Can it cause menegistis ans can I pass it to my children?

I had a vaginal swab that showed haemophilus influenzae. I this dangerous? Can it cause menegistis ans can I pass it to my children?

Normal flora: Hemophilus influenzae is a little unusual to be isolated from a vaginal swab, but this organism is part of our normal bacterial population, primarily found in the upper respiratory tract. Like all bacteria, it has the potential to create infection under the right circumstances, but this is not common without some predisposition. ...Read more

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Are there any cases of children getting haemophilus meningitis anymore?

Are there any cases of children getting haemophilus meningitis anymore?

Yes: Hib meningitis is a vaccine-preventable disease. Children who are not fully immunized for hib are still at risk and do continue to catch this life-threatening illness. Make sure your child has had a full series of hib vaccine. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with haemophilus influenzae....have taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) and cefuxcim for 12 days.....I still have it. What should I do?

I have been diagnosed with haemophilus influenzae....have taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) and cefuxcim for 12 days.....I still have it. What should I do?

See below: I am assuming you are being treated for pneumonia. The medications you are taking are often effective for H.influenza if given in adequate dosage. Depending of the antibiotic sensitivity testing you may need a change in treatment. You should request your physician to consult with an Infectious Disease specialist for advice if your not improving. ...Read more

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I am currently on Retuximab maintenance and my pneumococcal and haemophilus antibodies are suboptimal - can you tell me what this means?

I am currently on Retuximab maintenance and my pneumococcal and haemophilus antibodies are suboptimal - can you tell me what this means?

Antibodies: Rituximab targets your B lymphocytes, some of these are in charge of producing antibodies. Perhaps the treatment is interfering somewhat with your antibody titers to these germs. ...Read more

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What is the implication of haemophilus influenzae beta lactamase positive in an adult obtained by a sinus culture performed by an ENT?

What is the implication of haemophilus influenzae beta lactamase positive in an adult obtained by a sinus culture performed by an ENT?

"H FLU": Is a common bacterial "dweller" in the Upper Respiratory tract. Including the sinuses....
Some physicians feel that it should be treated IF associated with upper respiratory symptomatology
Some feel it is a "normal" "colonizer"
Hope this helps!
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Can the petichiae of haemophilus meningitis vs henoch-schonlein-purpura be distinguished clinically?

Can the petichiae of haemophilus meningitis vs henoch-schonlein-purpura be distinguished clinically?

Yes and no: No clinician would take chances. The history and symptoms would tilt the balance either way. Most patients end up having a lumbar puncture if there is any clinical suspicion for meningitis. Remember that rashes may be in different stages and that will make impossible to differentiate. ...Read more

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What to do if I have got haemophilus influenza & strep a throat. How serious is it?

What to do if I have got haemophilus influenza & strep a throat. How serious is it?

Depends: If u take right antibiotics on right time you are fine. Seriousness depends on your underlying chronic problems and current symptoms from infection. ...Read more

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How to know if bacterial meningitis is an infection with neisseria meningitis or haemophilus influenzae?

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How to know if bacterial meningitis is an infection with neisseria meningitis or haemophilus influenzae?

CSF exam: Culture of CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) generally allows identification of causative organism of meningitis. Infrequently, bacterial antigen screening test is utilized. ...Read more

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What does haemophilus influenzae on a nasal swab mean? Does it mean bacterial infection?

What does haemophilus influenzae on a nasal swab mean? Does it mean bacterial infection?

Nasal Swab: The three most common bacterial pathogens causing upper respiratory infection in adults are Moraxella catarrhalis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Haemophilus influenzae. A nasal swab is performed to culture and see what pathogen is causing problems. Haemophilus is a normal colonizer, but when isolated from sputum during infection it can indicate colonization has morphed to pathogenicity. ...Read more

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A sinus culture showed high Haemophilus influenzae. Grahm stain - no white blood cells or organizims. Could I have an infection with no white cells.?

A sinus culture showed high Haemophilus influenzae. Grahm stain - no white blood cells or organizims. Could I have an infection with no white cells.?

How do you FEEL?: This bacterium can live normally in the sinus as one of your normal friendly flora. Especially if there's not a lot of bacteria or white cells visible, I doubt the area that was swabbed was infected. ...Read more

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Med assit called and my throat culture was haemophilus parainfluenza 2. Worried because I don't know what this means. Amoxicillin for 7 days so far.

Med assit called and my throat culture was haemophilus parainfluenza 2. Worried because I don't know what this means. Amoxicillin for 7 days so far.

H. parainfluenzae: Haemophilus parainfluenzae, is a common bacteria found normally in the oropharynx. It probably is NOT the germ responsible for your pharyngitis, although I hope by now after 7 days of antibiotics you're better. Various viruses (mono) and bacteria (Strep A) would be on my list - were they checked for? A related bacteria known as Haemophilus influenzae IS a pathogen (a real germ) but u don't have it ...Read more

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What's hemophilus influenzae?

What's hemophilus influenzae?

A bacteria: H. Flu as it is called can be divided into 2 kinds. So called type b which used to cause major illness in young children but is now prevented by a vaccine and the untypable strains that cause respiratory disease in adults. ...Read more

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Hello, my daughter, 5years, had a vairous in her left eye which called hemophilus influenza, so what is the best treatment for this vairous? Thank you.

Hello, my daughter, 5years, had a vairous in her left eye which called hemophilus influenza, so what is the best treatment for this vairous? Thank you.

Antibiotic eye drops: Hemophilus influenzae is a frequent bacterial cause of conjunctivitis, not a virus. The same bacteria often cause middle ear infection as well. ...Read more

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Medication for hepatitis b?

Medication for hepatitis b?

Many medications: Experts for treatment of hepatitis generally agreed that no treatment for acute hepatitis B infection. For chronic infection the use of medications depends on complicated multi factors such as what kind of antigen and antibody, viral load, state of liver disease as reflected by liver enzymes ALT, AST, the result of liver biopsy. The presence of HIV, liver cirrhosis, age of patients etc. ...Read more

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Liver, hap b, what medications can be used?

Liver, hap b, what medications can be used?

Hepatitis B, right?: If you're a chronic carrier, it's wise to get under the care of a specialist who can keep it at bay, though right now it's not curable. No over-the-counter stuff will help. Forget 'pop claims'; even milk thistle won't cure you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does plan b one-step interact with other medications?

Does plan b one-step interact with other medications?

Plan B can interact: With acitretin, adapalene, heparin, lamotrigine, warfarin, carbamazepine, cholestyramine, barbiturates, ampicillin, cotrimoxazole, tetracycline, clarithromycin, isotretinoin, phenytoin, primidone, St. John's wort, cyclosporine, tretinoin, dexamethasone, oxcarbazepine, rifampin, topiramate, voriconazole, Griseofulvin, mifepristone, apixaban, dalteparin, enoxaparin, tinzaparin, mycophenolate, > ...Read more

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Can you take plan b while you are on medication for a uti?

Can you take plan b while you are on medication for a uti?

Depends on med: Some antibiotics can lower plan B effectiveness, they are ampicillin, cotrimoxazole (in Bactrim), tetracycline, & clarithromycin. Be sure to check brand and generic names if you think you might be taking one of these. Happy to answer more specific knowing the medication for uti. ...Read more

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Will the Plan B pill affect with my levothyroxine medication!?

Will the Plan B pill affect with my levothyroxine medication!?

No: Hi. No, it will have no effect. I suggest you talk with your doc or our good friends at Planned Parenthood to find an acceptable form of birth control so you don't need to rely on Plan B too often. Good luck! ...Read more

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High b, p uricacid, acidity problem bloodtest ALT problem medication?

High b, p uricacid, acidity problem bloodtest ALT problem medication?

Needs attention: You seem to have multiple problems which needs to be treated and closely followed to prevent long term complications. Treatment can be both by diet, life style modifications and medications. But you need to comply to your diet, medications and regular follow up check ups. ...Read more

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I hav had chronic sinus for 15 years. No medication works. What could b wrong?

I hav had chronic sinus for 15 years. No medication works. What could b wrong?

Chronic sinus: Hello. It sounds line you would benefit from a ct scan and an ENT evaluation. It may be related to narrow sinus outflow tracts and/or allergies. ...Read more

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B/p 199/100, pulse 112, medication isn't helping, have lost 25 lbs. Can acupuncture help with b/p?

B/p 199/100, pulse 112, medication isn't helping, have lost 25 lbs. Can acupuncture help with b/p?

Hi B/P high pulse: You need more help. Ask for consultation. Be sure you do not have something like over active thyroid causing this. Get new doctors. ...Read more