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Is Doxycycline For Infected Toenail
I'm taking doxycycline and ciprofloxacin together after getting an infected tick bite in Zimbabwe. Now have foot pain, swelling and cramping. Reaction?
Possibly: It is possible it is a reaction to one of the medications, the other possibilities are it is related to the infection you are being treated for, or that you have another condition which had not yet been diagnosed. It would be wise to be seen and fully evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Could doxycycline cause my already allergy to mosquito bites flare up even worse? One seems to have become infected due to the clear boil on top now.
No: Doxy can not cause your mites to flare up or make it worse. Some people are allergic to doxy resulting in a rash though. ...Read more
Been on doxycycline monohydrate for 10 days for an urethral infection. I've finished them but still have mild symptoms. Am I still infected?
Need to take Lamisil (terbinafine) for toenail fungus. After I will be traveling and on doxycycline. Shouldn't be on them at the same time. Is this safe?
Drug interactions...: There should be no problem taking them both, especially at your age. ...Read more
I have an infected tattoo, saw a doctor Tuesday & prescribed doxycycline and mupirocin ointment. Less red, but painful and still sores. Doctor again?
Infection: Reasons to return to the doctor include worsening symptoms, lack of improvement, fever or other systematic symptoms, red streaking along the extremity., or any other concerns. You would certainly want to continue the antibiotics unless told otherwise, but perhaps your doctor could ensure the pathogen is susceptible to the chosen antibiotic. ...Read more
Infected cyst just under eyebrow. Prescribed doxycycline hyclate and mupirocin. How quick will these two meds reduce cyst size. Will I still have to get this drained. Or will meds remove cyst. Not sure why derm didn't go ahead and drain.?
I have an infected ingrowing hair on my groin. I am abroad so only have access to doxycycline or metronidazole. Will either of these help infection?
My dad has an infected stye in his eye. His doctor prescribed Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) drops and Doxycycline oral pills because the infection spread. Will this help?
Sounds appropriate: The stye should resolve with this treatment. If worsening symptoms a face to face exam would be appropriate. See your doctor that prescribed this medicine. Good luck ...Read more
Chst infect 1mnth. 3 antibiotics. Now on doxycycline (helping) 2 tabs to go. Was this mrsa? White phlegm, sob and residual chest pain. What action
Is infrared light therapy (for chronic wound localized scleroderma) and doxycycline 100mg bid safe? Foot has become highly red appearing.
I stepped on a deck screw about a week ago. I have had the tetanus shot update and yesterday I was put on Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg 2x/day and now I noticed that I now have a very itchy red streak from the wound point in my foot to the side if my arch, I
Primary Hygiene +Yes: 20 y/o Female asks, Could I take doxy-cycline for an infected belly button piercing? Sounds like one already has doxy-cycline available and is not allergic to it. Primary Hygiene is still important to keep area clean. Yes doxy-cycline can work for some skin infection but be sure to see an MD if infection does not clear in a few days or so. ...Read more
Yes it can: And it will get worse until you get it fixed. ...Read more
I have an infected ingrown toenail and have done for over a week now, will I end up getting sepis if I don't get it sorted?
IF YOU ARE DIABETIC:
Doubt the infection in the ingrown toenail will cause systemic infection, or sepsis, or septicemia.
unless you are diabetic or if you have a severe peripheral vascular disease, and you end up with a bad case of ischemia or gangrene.
either way why you want to wait until it becomes a life threatening infection, start soaking your foot, trim your nail well, see a doctor, take antibiotic, etc... ...Read more
Treatment: Generally with an infected toenail, if you are a healthy patient, the toe that has the infected toenail with get numbed with a local anesthetic, the offending nail border will be removed when the toe is numb and the toe is then dressed with an antibiotic ointment and a dressing. You will be able to walk out of the office after the treatment. ...Read more
Careful /Caution: Infected ingrown toenails can be serious. Usually caused by impropper cutting of nails or breaking off corners. Cut toe nails straight across. If infected, try lifting up the corner& packing a small amount of cotton under the nail. Soak in soapy water & dry well & apply antibiotic oint. Wear open toed footwear. If pus & streakng see md or podiatrist for eval. Many need a procedure & antibio. ...Read more
Soak/antibiotic oint: Soak in warm soapy water 15-20 min daily, trim the nail corner if easy access and you can see it well, rinse with hydrogen peroxide, blot dry, apply antibiotic ointment and a band aid. Continue until resolved. If chronic problems or an increase in redness, soreness or concerns, see your podiatrist. It is not a difficult problem to fix on a permanent basis if necessary. Dr l. ...Read more
You see a foot: Doctor who will fix you all up in about five minutes. (Once your in the exam room) ...Read more
See a foot doc: Usually, the offending nail needs to be removed. You can try soaking in warm water and Epsom salt and applying a topical antibiotic until you can get to the doc. On occasion, you may get lucky with an oral antibiotic but usually the nail that is ingrown needs to be removed. ...Read more
Fungal infection: Fungal infections can be treated with topical or oral medications. Most people need treatment for 3-6 months before infection clears up. Infected nail might grow slower than other nails but it should grow. ...Read more
I have a broken toenail on my big toe. It's not infected. What do I need to use to help with the growth process.
Cut it back: Cut the toenail back as far as possible to reduce the risk of it getting caught on something. Then a apply a bandaid to keep pressure on the nail until the broken part grows out and falls off. ...Read more
CRPS L foot. Infected toenail- removed, slow to heal. Now toenail on R foot has become infected after kicking it on chair. Is this due to CRPS too?
No it is not: Your right toenail got injured from the trauma of kicking the chair. You can try some epsome salt soaks and if it does not get better see your doctor ...Read more
So, I have 2 infected and ingrown toenails, with which I was able to completely cut off both nails. No pain at all... is this bad? What should I do?
You need to: Make sure that you have removed the ingrown toenail at the nail bed, or it will grow crooked again and cause the same issue later. Usually this requires some anesthesia and chemical sterilization to make sure that the nail regrows straight and unhindered. If you had no pain on cutting off the nail, it is likely that you did not reach the nailbed. Please see a healthcare provider for proper exam ...Read more
I've had ingrowing toenail problem for 3 years. I was 3 times surgery of nail. Now again I infected. What should I do now? Give me the effective solution
Find better surgeon.: Unfortunately. I don't know what your immediate situation is, but a competent surgeon should easily remedy your problem. An effective solution, now, may be a bit more involved that previously. A dose of appropriate antibiotics as well as appropriate nail resection is still the main course of action. ...Read more
The top of my big toenail is turning white and flaky. There is no pain or injury. It does not seem to be infected. The nail isgetting very thin and peeling. What could it be?
Probably it's a fungal nail infection: The most common reason why a nail becomes white and flaky is due to fungus in the nail. However, the only way to determine whether or not there is a fungus and the nail is by doing a fungal nail culture. Many times there is no pain with a fungal nail. There are now many great treatments for the eradication of fungal nails including topical medicine that is either over-the-counter or prescription, ...Read more
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