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Is Doxycycline A Reasonable 1st Choice To Treat A Prostate Infection
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Is Doxylag considered a suitable antibiotic to treat a mycoplasma genitalium infection? If not, please advise which antibiotic is more preferred
Not reliable: Doxycycline (Doxylag and other brands) sometimes works against M. genitalium but is not reliable. However, doxy is one of the best treatments for nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), even though 10-15% of NGU is due to MG. If you have a proved MG infection (positive test) or have NGU that didn't respond to doxy or azithromycin, ask your doctor about moxifloxacin. ...Read more
Cipro (ciprofloxacin): Usually 250 -500 mg twice daily for 3-10 days. ...Read more
I have an actual sinus infection. Will cefixime (Suprax) be effective, or is it at least a reasonable first choice? Would cefuroxime be better?
Sinusitis therapy : Is it acute or chronic? Choice of antibiotics depends on several factors, and is a judgment call by the treating physician who evaluates and follows up the case, see an ENT specialist for a second opinion if treatment results aren't satisfactory, good luck ...Read more
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No.: Macrobid, or nitrofurantoin, is a poor choice for most kidney infections such as pyelonephritis and renal abscess. Is does not acheive high enough concentration in the tissues to treat the infection adequately. It does work well for uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections. If you are on Nitrofurantoin and develop a kidney infection, see your physician immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there an over-the-counter substitute for amoxicillin? It will be used to treat a throat infection.
See below: Symptoms can disappear with partial treatment. If you do not complete the course of treatment, the residual bacteria may flare up again. Partial treatment also promoted antibiotic resistance in bacteria. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is amoxicillin a good antibiotic to be used for a urinary tract infection and what strength should be taken per day?
Is Levaquin (levofloxacin) 500mg taken for 14 days a good dosage to treat a severe acute sinus infection and will it be enough?
Yes.: Common side effect for antibiotics. Taking them with food will help minimize this effect. Taking probiotics and eating yogurt helps replace normal flora that will help in minimizing diarrhea, or getting over it quicker. Ear infections have different causes and categories, some need drops, some need oral antibiotics, and even some need specific antibiotics. See your doctor. ...Read more
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Nurse practioner: You need someone to prescribe antibiotics, that means dr., nurse practioner or pa. Unless you live in a country where antibiotics are sold over the counter, as in mexico. ...Read more
Not safer: Once you treat an infection you should be cured. No need to overtrat. I would concentrate in avoiding recurrence by taking probiotics and avoinding extreme heat and antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes: The treatment for chlamydia is the same in men and women. ...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
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