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Is Cipro A Good Antibiotic For A Throat Infection
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
Is ciprofloxacin a good medicine for throat infection ? How to learn if throat infection is due to bacteria or virus ?
Over 90% viral...: ...and won't respond to any antibiotic. In early stages, it usually isn't possible to tell. After a few days, persisting fever (>38C), white patches in the throat, or enlarged/tender glands in the neck suggest strep or other bacteria. Ciprofloxacin is not the best choice for strep/bacterial pharyngitis. Amoxicillin, augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) or a macrolide (azithromycin etc) are more reliable. ...Read more
Had throat infection. Finished anti biotics 4 days ago. Painless movable lumps under chin and jaw still there? What are they?
Infection: This description sounds like lymph nodes. It is common to get swollen lymph nodes during an infection. These will go away on their own. If they persists weeks to months after an infection, i suggest seeing your pcp for further examination. ...Read more
I'm taking antbiotics for chest and throat infection. reflux as burned my throat how can I ease it I'm on lansoprazole for reflux tonge feels on fire?
Can i breast feed my 3 months old baby as i'm taking anti biotic tablets for cold n throat infection?
My 6 month old baby has had 2 doses of antibioics in the last 6 weeks for a ear infection and now a throat infection is this ok?
Can taking antibitoics for a throat infection cause vaginal burning sensation i went to the gyn dr I have no yeast infection or anything?
I had a bacterial throat infection, had a dose of anti biotics and a repeat. 4 days after finishing im getting a sore throat and white tongue. Ideas?
Possible thrush..: White tongue and sore throat might be symptoms and signs of oral thrush which is associated with a yeast(fungal) infection and require other type of antibiotics to be prescribed. Please make an appointment with your doctor so a direct exam can be performed and appropriate treatment prescribed. ...Read more
I went to ER last night for possible bronchitis or throat infection the ER gave me amoxicillen and today my family doctor gave me cipro (ciprofloxacin) which one work?
Both: Either antibiotic may be adequate to treat bronchitis if the infection is due to a bacteria. If you got the Amoxil one day and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) the next, you probably should give the first medication several days to see if it works. If the infection is due to a virus, antibiotics will not help. It's difficult to differentiate between bacteria and virus, but virus is usually a more common cause of bronchitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: It depends on what organism is causing the throat infection.For viral, fungal, mycoplasma infections of the throat no>for organisms resistant to amoxicillin..No.Group a beta hemolytic strep "strep throat" responds well to penicillin or amoxicillin...Provided you are not allergic to them!see your doctor, a throat culture sometimes is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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