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How Long Should Infection Of Abdominal Lining Last
Depends: As long as the infection stays present. Some cases it will improve spontaneously in others it may require antibiotics and further care. ...Read more
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
Can a long does of amoxicillin cause gastritis and how long can it last after a two weeks of taking the antibiotic?
Yes: all antibiotics can cause various forms of GI upset. They also change the balance of bacteria/micro organisms in the GI tract which can cause symptoms. Often eating yogurt daily with live cultures or probiotics can be helpful in alleviating the symptoms. if this does not help after a week i would recommend talking to your primary care doctor. I would also avoid alcohol during this time. ...Read more
Up to a week: U should have had a kidney ultrasound or ct scan to evaluate problem, to demonstrate ? Inflammatory "stranding", stone, obstruction or pus. Latter 3 can all prolong problem & lengthen recovery time. Also need to know ur on appropriate antibiotic from initial urine culture. Prolonged recovery from uncomplicated kidney infection suggests ur on wrong antibiotic. ...Read more
Pyelonephritis: An infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis) results in severe back pain, high fever and nausea/vomiting. Unlike an infection only involving the bladder, the ascension of bacteria into the kidney is a dangerous event. Since the kidney is swollen, it may take a few weeks for your back pain to get better. If you are referring to a bladder infection, the urgency/frequency and pain improves in a week. ...Read more
Have citrobacter kerosi .How long should you wait for treatment of IV antibiotics. How long before threat of tissue damage from this bacteria?
Not too long: It really boils down to what is infected. If it's a a blood infection, then damage can occur pretty quickly as the bacteria starts to grow in the blood and gets deposited in areas such as the heart, lung, vertebrae, kidneys and other parts. Therefore, don't wait for long to treat this of infection. ...Read more
Maybe: Several weeks. Depends on how severe the episode was, how quickly the antibiotics worked & how effective the antibiotics are. ...Read more
Few days: It should decrease daily by the end of the week it should stop. ...Read more
Depends upon degree : Pneumonias can vary from minor to severe. Minor infections might be cleared up in a week while severe pneumonias may require months for recovery. If there is a lot of lung destruction there may not be full recovery. ...Read more
How long can the fever last of typhoid after completing the course of antibiotic. WHat shud be done if fever still comes on and off.Thanks.Pls help.
It depends: Some people get better within a few days, others take a few weeks. Everyone is different. ...Read more
Days: Appendicitis is an acute illness which leads to rupture if not treated within days of it's onset. Once in a blue moon, the body will seal off the rupture, leading to a prolonged low-level infection that can "simmer" for weeks; however, most people have so much pain prior to rupture that they seek out medical attention before this can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on which antibiotic, which bacteria is growing and the level of resistance that bacteria has to the antibiotic being used. Also, if you doctor assumed it was a uti, but instead it is a urethritis you may need further evaluation. If not better or worse near the end of the antibiotic course, you need to be reevaluated. ...Read more
Depends: This is strictly dependent upon what is causing the diarrhea and what is being done to correct it. If this is clostridium difficile colitis you may have a very serious problem requiring intervention by a knowledgeable physician. Go see somebody soon. Hope this gets better asap. ...Read more
Occasional abdominal pain after a 14 days of 2g of amoxicillin a day. Constant pain during. Not as bad anymore how long can it last . Taking probiot?
Until you heal: Your GI distress will last until your gut heals from the injury caused by the medicine. Probiotics are a great idea. We offer packets of 225 billion to take every 1-3 days for a few doses to get through this more quickly. You might also minimize any intake of sugar, soda, etc. as they might slow healing and restoration of your gut. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more
Not related: Look for other causes. An acetylated steroid should not cause bloating. ...Read more
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