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What antibiotic should I use to get rid of poisen oak rashes?

What antibiotic should I use to get rid of poisen oak rashes?

None: Poison oak rashes are a sterile skin reaction to the rhus oil from the plant. Steroid creams are sometimes helpful in speeding up resolution. When it is extensive an oral steroid is sometimes helpful. An OTC product called IVYDRY can help some cases. ...Read more

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Mono (Definition)

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono, is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, and enlarged spleen. It is spread via saliva, hence its ...Read more


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How can I get rid of an antibiotic rash with mon? O

How can I get rid of an antibiotic rash with mon? O

Will resolve: An antibiotic induced rash if not extensive will resolve in 1 to 2 weeks. If however it is uncomfortable your doctor can treat it with topical or internal steroids to speed up the resolution. If this is due to Ampicillin accompanying mono this is not allergic in nature and topicals are adequate treatemnt/. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a antibiotic rash without medicine?

How do you get rid of a antibiotic rash without medicine?

Stop the antibiotic: If the rash is associated with the antibiotic you should stop taking the antibiotic immediately and consult with your physician. He or she will discuss with you the relationship between the antibiotic and the rash and how to treat. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mono without a doctor?

How can I get rid of mono without a doctor?

Same as with: There is no real treatment or cure for mono.It is a self resolving illness. The risk you have with self diagnosis is overlooking a treatable illness that may present in the same way, and there are many. Mono can also have some complications that can be avoided with proper monitoring. Your choice. ...Read more

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I have gotten mono twice so far in college. What can I do to prevent it, and how can I get rid of it?

I have gotten mono twice so far in college. What can I do to prevent it, and how can I get rid of it?

See below: Mono is caused by epstien barr virus. Typically you only get it once, but there are other viruses (CMV) that can give you very similar syptoms. Nothing you can do to get rid of it, but sufficient rest is probably your best preventative measure. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of mono faster?

What do I do to get rid of mono faster?

It's a virus: Mononucleosis is caused by epstein-barr virus. Up to 50% of people are infected with the virus by the age of 5. Most are asymptomatic carriers. The symptoms associated with acute infection can include sore throat/tonsillitis, muscle aches, weakness, fever, & most commonly prolonged fatigue. There really is no way to get over the problem faster other then supportive care. Get your rest! ...Read more

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I had mono when I was younger, could that have been EBV, if so am I still contagious or does the body get rid of it?

I had mono when I was younger, could that have been EBV, if so am I still contagious or does the body get rid of it?

Mononucleosis: Mononucleosis is a viral infection (EBV) that can cause extreme fatigue, sore throat, cough, abdominal pains, headaches, swollen lymph nodes and other symptoms. Treatment for Mononucleosis is mainly supportive, meaning plenty of fluids and rest until your immune system isolates it. Spleen enlargement is an uncommon but serious possibility. EBV is a lifelong infection, but usually remains silent. ...Read more

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Is mono something you have for life? Like carrying the infection for life? Or you can get rid of it completely?

Is mono something you have for life? Like carrying the infection for life? Or you can get rid of it completely?

EBV yes, mono no: Like all the human herpes viruses, epstein-barr virus remains in the body, latent some of the body's lymphocytes. It periodically reactivates asymptomatically and it is secreted in the saliva. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of mono or also known as the "kissing disease"?

How long does it take to get rid of mono or also known as the "kissing disease"?

2-6 weeks: Depend on severity and signs.
Splenomegaly and some nodes may persist a bit longer.
Many symptoms are clear by 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have mono right now, and I was wondering after I get rid of mono and no longer have it how long would I have to wait to kiss my bf, ?

I have mono right now, and I was wondering after I get rid of mono and no longer have it how long would I have to wait to kiss my bf, ?

No good answers: First, once you are infected with EBV, the virus that causes Mono, you will carry it for the rest of your life, although it is latent meaning it does not cause symptoms. Because the virus is still in your body, there is always the chance that you can pass it to others. Most people become infected with EBV at some time during their life, so there is a chance that your boyfriend is already infected. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my sore throat when I have mono it really hurts?

How do I get rid of my sore throat when I have mono it really hurts?

Symptomatic: Symptomatic relief mean treat symptoms, painfull soreness in the throat after or during mono can be relieved for over the counter chloraseptic spray or cepachol lozenges, the frequency varies from the symptoms, magic mouth wash may helped too and also Lidocaine viscus that has to be prescribed for doctor and varies from the concentration, good news it will get better hope helps! ...Read more

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Can I smoke weed with a amoxillic induced rash from taking antibiotics with mono? Also I took Benedryl

Can I smoke weed with a amoxillic induced rash from taking antibiotics with mono? Also I took Benedryl

THC plus benedryl: Will give you an elevated heart rate and a dry mouth. I would not drive with that combination either. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed for a sinus infection and given antibiotics but I show every symptom except rash and spleen irritation for mono even strep. Sugg.?

I was diagnosed for a sinus infection and given antibiotics but I show every symptom except rash and spleen irritation for mono even strep. Sugg.?

Mononucleosis...: ...usually wouldn't be confused with sinusitis, i.e. usually no nasal congestion, drip, or sinus pain. Any common cold can cause the same symptoms as mono. If you remain concerned, or were exposed to someone with mono (kissing, having sex), discuss with your doc. All doctors who care for teens know all about mono and your doc can test for it, but I'm guessing it isn't necessary. ...Read more

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If I was taking amoxicillin for a week then broke out in a rash because I had mono, how long after I stop taking the anitbiotic will the rash go away?

If I was taking amoxicillin for a week then broke out in a rash because I had mono, how long after I stop taking the anitbiotic will the rash go away?

A week or more: I've seen cases where the rash faded in about a week & some that were faintly visible for a bit longer. As long as any residual Amoxicillin is still being absorbed in the GI tract it can stimulate rash production after you stop the med. That is usually finished in a day or so after stopping. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of chikungunya rashes?

How can I get rid of chikungunya rashes?

Chikungunya: Rash is common w red patches w raised dots. Some potential skin issues that can occur w Chikyngunya include Erythema multiforme, Erythema nodosum, swelling & tenderness of hands & feet & bullous skin lesions. Some males have developed aphthous-like ulcers in the groin & some women have presented w vulvar ulcerations. Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated with topical corticosteroids > ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these rashes on my triceps?

How can I get rid of these rashes on my triceps?

Rash: Best to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of BV permantly? Been suffering for years took many antibiotics and ointment and gels nothing works.... Help!?

How can I get rid of BV permantly? Been suffering for years took many antibiotics and ointment and gels nothing works.... Help!?

See below: After treatment with metronidazole, Clindamycin or tinidazole, try oral and/or vaginal lactobacillus containing probiotic preparations which have had variable success. Consider having your sexual partner treated with Metronidazole or clindamycin. Recurrent disease has been associated with colonization of the sex partner, inconsistant condom use and has been halved with estrogen contraceptives. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my vaginitis if the antibiotics aren't working?

How can I get rid of my vaginitis if the antibiotics aren't working?

Get exam: Vaginitis can be caused by many things, but most commonly it is caused by bacteria or fungi. If antibiotics do not work it is most likley a yeast infection. You should see your gynecologist who will do an exam and evaluation of the vaginal secretions to determine the cause and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a UTI without antibiotic? How long will it take to go away?

How can I get rid of a UTI without antibiotic? How long will it take to go away?

Water & cranberry.: Sometimes it's possible to clear an early mild bladder infection by drinking a lot of water and taking cranberry extract. But if the symptoms get worse or not better within 24 hours, seeking help to get a prescription is important to prevent complications like a kidney infection. ...Read more

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Can I get rid of a UTI without taking antibiotics?

Not likely: At times very frequent voiding of large volumes of urine may dilute out some bacteria. Some bacteria may be affected by changes in the urine ph. But these are uncommon ; best to be treated with an antibiotic for which the bacteria is sensitive. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an infected toe. Do I need antibiotics or can I get rid of it without them?

Depends....: If the infection can be drained, sometimes the body can fight the residual infection on its own. If the infection has already spread throughout the tissue, you need an antibiotic. Don't mess around with this. Please see a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimples with antibiotics?

PART 2: Emphasis should be placed on minimizing the conditions that promote pimple formation, including the practice of good hygiene, avoiding situations where ingrown hairs that form, and speedy identification and treatment of a pimple before it spreads. At the end of the day, a discussion or a referral will be appropriate to discuss your individual conditions and reasons for pimple treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of body odors that appeared after I took to many antibiotics?

How can I get rid of body odors that appeared after I took to many antibiotics?

Body Odor: Glad to hear your saw your doc and are doing what you can. Have you changed your diet? Perhaps removing foods such as onions, garlic, etc. Can help. Consider adding greens which can be detoxing. A nutritionist may also be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old male. There are few round rashes in my body. How can I get rid of it?

I am 18 years old male. There are few round rashes in my body. How can I get rid of it?

Depends: It's hard to say what type of rash you have without further information and looking at your rash itself. If you are worried about your rash, then go to your doctor to be evaluated so you can get treatment for your skin rash. There is a lot of things that can cause a round, red rash. The cause of your rash could be anything from a contact dermatitis to a yeast infection or something else. ...Read more

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Can I get rid of a sinus infection without antibiotics?

Can I get rid of a sinus infection without antibiotics?

Possibly...: Most sinus infections are viral and are self limiting. A nasal decongestant, saline irrigation and Ibuprofen may get you through the course. There are many immune system boosters that won't hurt and may shorten the course, such as grapefruit seed extract. Even a bacterial infection can clear without antibiotics however antibiotics may shorten the course and prevent complications. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a yeast infection while still on the antibiotics?

How can I get rid of a yeast infection while still on the antibiotics?

Diflucan (fluconazole): You could take Diflucan (fluconazole) which is an anti-fungal. Increasing dietary yogurts, live cultures may help, too. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of reocurring sinus infection. Have had several rounds of antibiotics but it always comes back within a few days?

How can I get rid of reocurring sinus infection. Have had several rounds of antibiotics but it always comes back within a few days?

Is it a sinus infxn?: If you haven't seen an ENT yet it's time. A lot of times patients don't get better because they are being treated for something they really don't have. If you have nasal congestion, decreased smell and taste, yellow green mucous, cough then it's a good chance you have a sinus infection. If you have facial pain or headache without those other symptoms you may not have sinusitis. ...Read more

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I notice pimple like in the outer part of my vagina after 5 days of shaving, how can I get rid of this? What antibiotic do I have to take?

Ingrown hair: This could be a pimple from an ingrown hair or blocked hair follicle in your vaginal area. You can apply warm compresses (as hot as you can stand for a while) about 3 times a day, and apply an OTC antibiotic cream such as polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or neosporin. If it does not get better in a week, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I used fadeout cream on my face now I have bumpy texture skin and looks like I have red mark rashes on my face for days! How can I get rid of them!?

I used fadeout cream on my face now I have bumpy texture skin and looks like I have red mark rashes on my face for days! How can I get rid of them!?

Redness on face: Use a good skin cream like eucerin as. Your face is probably pretty dry. You can also try a little Hydrocortisone creme on just the red area. Over the counter steroid creame may reduce the redness which is due to inflammation. Good luck. And feel better! ...Read more

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Can I get rid of chlamydia with probiotics? I really don't want to use antibiotics.

Can I get rid of chlamydia with probiotics? I really don't want to use antibiotics.

Chlamydia: No! See your PCP or Gyn. You and your partner need prompt treatment. Always use condoms to protect against this and other sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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Had this bad smell from my nose for about 2years now. Often had headache. I can't smell it but people near me can smell it. Had been given antibiotics but after wards d smell came back again. How can I get rid of this. Really embarrassing me.

Had this bad smell from my nose for about 2years now. Often had headache. I can't smell it but people near me can smell it. Had been given antibiotics but after wards d smell came back again. How can I get rid of this. Really embarrassing me.

Altered Smell: Foul smell, also called dysosmia, for 2 years is a symptom of chronic sinusitis. With failure to respond to antibiotics, further evaluation is typically warranted, including a nasal endoscopy (small camera used to look in nose) and CT scan of the sinuses. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to oral antibiotics, how can I get rid of staph infection?

If I am allergic to oral antibiotics, how can I get rid of staph infection?

Two possibilities: It is very likely that there is an alternative antibiotic that you are not allergic to. However, if for some reason the organism that you have is only sensitive to a particular antibiotic that you happen to be allergic to, an allergist trained to perform drug desensitization can assist you doctor to treat you. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more