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How Long After Finishing Antibiotics Do They Continue To Work
On antibiotics amoxicillin need to do complete regular bloodtests can i do them or how long do i wait for antibiotics to leave system if so?
All depends on what: you are looking for. Antibiotics (against-life-things, i.e. poisons to micro-organisms which most humans tolerate well) do not alter most blood test values. However, values resulting from infection: blood cultures , white blood cell concentrations, or specific antibody concentrations related to infection (beyond current clinical tests) would change if reflect antibiotic relevant infection change. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how bad it was, and what kind of work you do. Usually 1-2 weeks is needed to make sure you are not contagious, and have healed adequately. Pneumonia is serious and potentially deadly, so follow doctors instructions and make sure you have follow up xray to confirm it is completely clear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unnecessary: Although alcohol while in the blood stream may inhibit some functions of white blood cells, assuming the antibiotic you are receiving is one which is appropriate to the situation it should make no practical difference in the outcome of your infection. Now if you are otherwise immunocompromised that may be relevant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for antibiotics to kill gut flora, and do I need to take care to avoid any foods-bever. after finishing a course? For how long?
It's complex.: Because there are so many different bacteria in the gut, any one course of antibiotics does not kill all of them. Therefore, the colonic flora changes in percentages of various bacteria, but not all of the bacteria are killed. When you finish the antibiotics, your usual colonic flora eventually returns over the course of several weeks, unless a second infection with C. difficile occurs. Eat normally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much do antibiotics really affect birth control pills? After finishing antibiotics how long until back to normal?
Definitely affect: All antibiotics can definitely affect the effectiveness of birth control pills. While on antibiotics, you should definitely use a back up method of birth control if you want to avoid becoming pregnant. The rule of thumb to prevent pregnancy is to use a form of back up birth control (e.g., condoms) until your next menstrual period. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on what the medication was prescribed to treat. Speak to your physician for clarification. ...Read more
It depends: What is being treated, is it the right drug, are the bugs resistent, the health of the patient and other factors. No short answer. ...Read more
Don't worry: This is a common myth. Ordinary antibiotics do not increase the risk that your birth control pills will fail (an exception is rifampin, used to treat tb). Contraceptive failures do occur, but antibiotics do not increase that chance. And yes, i know that certain pharmacies include this warning on their drug information, but it is not accurate. ...Read more
No restrictions: There are no activity restrictions after taking the plan B pill. However, you should resume your normal method of birth control immediately. Your period should come at the normal time or up to one week later. If it is late, you should take a pregnancy test and talk with a healthcare provider. Good luck. ...Read more
Most routine...: ...Fasting blood tests are not affected by recent antibiotics. For the few that are, overnight should be fine. ...Read more
Depends on surgery: So return to work is very variable based upon what kind of surgery you had and what kind of work you do. Best to do is to discuss with your surgeon who can give you a better estimate. The times can vary from a few days for minor surgeries to several weeks for complex surgeries and work that requires lots of intense activity or heavy lifting. ...Read more
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read more
At least 2 hours: At least 2 hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
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