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How long does a bacterial infection on your genitals take to go away?

How long does a bacterial infection on your genitals take to go away?

10 days: If it is treated with the correct antibiotic it should resolve within 10 days. There coul be redness that persists. If however if this is untreated or the antibiotic is not correct, the infection can persist. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Infection (Definition)

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


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I have a itchy burning vagina. I have genital warts also. My vagina is really raw also. It's not a yeast or bacterial infection. What could it be?

I have a itchy burning vagina. I have genital warts also. My vagina is really raw also. It's not a yeast  or bacterial infection. What could it be?

Must R/O herpes: As you can have herpes without the classic lesions or other conditions, please see your gyn or have your gyn refer u if the reason cannot be figured out. ...Read more

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Bacterial infection i was diagnosed thurs and given amoxicillin to take for 10 days i'm on day 4 and still feel same how much longer to feel better?

Bacterial infection i was diagnosed thurs and given amoxicillin to take for 10 days  i'm on day 4 and still feel same how much longer to feel better?

Bacterial infection: That depends upon whether the diagnosis was correct (you didn't provide any details), what the organism causing infection was, whether it is sensitive to amoxicillin, what symptoms are you expecting to change, and so on. Need far more info to respond accurately. If sinusitis you may need saline neti-pot irrigation and decongestant (pseudoephedrine), and if not better a visit to an ENT doctor. Best. ...Read more

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How long does it take for clindamycin 300mg to cure a bacterial infection?

How long does it take for clindamycin 300mg to cure a bacterial infection?

Depends: On what you are treating, whether the organism causing the infection is sensitive to the Clindamycin and at what level it is sensitive, because 300 mg (assuming it is 3 or 4 times a day) is not a particularly large dosage. This drug, however, is often not well tolerated orally by adults. ...Read more

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Bacterial infection on pelvic and groin. Perscribed keflex. Is slight skin flake normal? Heavy soreness is that usual? How long does it take to heal?

Bacterial infection on pelvic and groin. Perscribed keflex. Is slight skin flake normal? Heavy soreness is that usual? How long does it take to heal?

Yes,yes and 7-10 day: Skin flaking often occurs when swelling goes down.Soreness in normal but if it persist you may need a different antibiotic.These type of infection often take 7-10 days to clear up. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why won't my bacterial infection go away?

Don't know where on: Your body the infection is. However if you have an infection that is not improving or is getting worse - seek medical help. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bacterial Infections (Definition)

Bacteria are tiny organisms that can only be seen with a microscope. When certain bacteria enter the body, they can cause infections that must ...Read more


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more