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How Can I Get Rid Of An Antibiotic Rash With Mono
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
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
Been on amoxicillin for tonsillitis but didn't get rid of it. Still have swollen neck gland on left. Biaxin (clarithromycin) gave rash so now on third antibiotics. This ok?
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
I have gotten mono twice so far in college. What can I do to prevent it, and how can I get rid of it?
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
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
Is mono something you have for life? Like carrying the infection for life? Or you can get rid of it completely?
Depend on severity and signs.
Splenomegaly and some nodes may persist a bit longer.
Many symptoms are clear by 2 weeks. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I have severe dizziness and headache. I have never had this type of problem before taking some antibiotics on may 23rd 2013. How can I get rid of it?
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
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
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
My son is 5 months, he got rashes all over his body I seem that it hurts him and how can I get rid of them at the daycare they can't have him like that?
Rash: Is the rash itchy. It may be eczema, food allergies, infectious. Need to see pcp to know exactly what's causing the rash. ...Read more
I got mosquito bites thursday, a few rashes popped on my leg with mosqeto bites around it. How can I get rid of it?
Hydrocortisone: Your dermatologist can give you meds for this problem which work faster. ...Read more
How can I get rid of pneumonia without having to go to the doctors to get antibiotics I am also allergic to penicillin?
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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
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
I have used nair to shave my vagina and anal area and its causes rashes, how can I get rid of it?
A steroid cream: May help. DON'T USE NAIR THERE!!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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!?
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.
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
I get painful bumps on my labia minora. I pop them and puss comes out. Antibiotics seem to help temporarily. How can I get rid of these for good?
Recurrent: Painful bumps are usually infected sweat glands. Sometimes thay have to be surgically removed. ...Read more