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Help For Mycobacterium Ulcerans Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Treatment for yeast: If it’s your 1st possible yeast infection or you aren’t sure if it’s yeast – see your dr. Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Otc meds don’t work ? See your dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal). ...Read more
Careful!: Ampho b is a strong anti-fungal with many potential side effects. In med school microbiology, we called it 'ampho-terrible b' i recommend you talk with your gyn or an infectious disease specialist or dermatologist about finding some alternative treatments. If it has to be ampho b and nothing else works, follow directions carefully. ...Read more
...: Depends on the bacteria and the virus in question. Bacterial infections can be treated with antibiotics. Antibiotics are not effective against viral infections. Some viral infections have specific treatment (i.e. The flu, hiv, etc.) while other viruses do not have specific therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For TB: Treatment is empiric at first, most commonly using four drugs to avoid the development of resistant organisms. After testing of the bug (which can take 8 weeks), treatment can be narrowed to two drugs to which it is susceptible, but continued for a total of 6 months (at least). Treatment of TB works best when it is administered under direct supervision of a qualified public health official. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If lung granuloma is caused by non bacterial infection, what medications r normally given and for how long, please help me?
UTI: Only way to treat if infected and the culture documents it is susceptible to this abiotic. ...Read more
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