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Itchy Bug Bite On Foot Infected Amoxicillin
I finished my prescription for amoxicillin 2 days ago, and I have been experiencing itchy feet. Do I need to see my doc? Or just hope it goes away?
No: It would be okay to go to your Doctor but waiting it out may give your body time to recover without further treatment. However, if the itching worsens or spreads you see your Doc ASAP! ...Read more
Popped blister on foot from shoes. Has turned hard and yellowish. Is itchy. Right foot and arm tingling and bit numb. Is this related? Infected?
Area turned hard, yellowish, & itchy after popped blister on foot:
answer: could be cellulitis.Normally would want to drain blister instead of popping it.
As a precaution, take an oral antibiotic such as Keflex or ampicillin.
Right foot & arm tingling & bit numb: the arm tingling seems unrelated. ...Read more
I cut my foot on a rusted fence wire and got infected. I went to the health clinic and I am now taking amoxil 500 mg capsules amoxicillin every 8 hours. But my feet is swollen. How do I reduce?
Tetanus?: Did you get a tetanus booster/ shot? When was your last one? A rusted fence wire is a dangerous source for the tetanus bacteria and you may need an injection to treat this. Here is a link for more info, but see you primary immediately for evaluation for tetanus. Hope this helps! Http://www. Wikihow. Com/know-when-you-need-a-tetanus-shot. ...Read more
I have small bumps on my hands. Not itchy at all. There are two on my feet and they look like they are infected and red. Worried?
Needs to be seen: A rash on the hands could be the sign of something serious -but a full history and examination is necessary to determine that. If you had a photo you could show us on Health Tap, that would help tremendously. Also whether that was the palms or the back of the hands would help narrow down some of the possibilities. Question is if you have other significant symptoms like headache, fevers/chills, etc ...Read more
Had a large blister on the bottom of my foot and popped it. It now has a red ring around it, the skin is really hard. It is itchy. Is it infected?
Possible: It's possibly infected with fungus or yeast. It's probably not a bacterial infection from your description. Apply topical lortisome (antifungal cream with hydrocortisone) and bandaid for one week. If skin feels worse or appears like its spreading, see a doctor. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Hi I've recently had a tooth infection that lead to bacterial tonsillitis and I've just finished a 7 day course of amoxicillin and on the 7th day I've developed a bodily rash that is quite itchy and the marks look a bit like light red 1-2mm diameter spot
I have these nasty itchy boils forming on my legs feet and hands and they burst and then scab really badly. Plus my nose piercing seems to be infected?
I have bumps on my ankles and feet that I thought were bug bites, but arnt. They are extremely itchy and look just like a bug bite, what is it?
Hard to tell:
Hard to tell without exam.
Best to see a doctor. ...Read more
I have been waking up with very small itchy bumps on the tops of my feet and ankles. Only one or two bumps appear at a time. They look like a bug bite?
Small red slightly raised circular bumps on my feet. It's not itchy and I assume some sort of bug bite. I was in a swampy area and this skin exposed.
I have been taking amoxicillin for about a week now and I've noticed pinkish vaginal discharge, it's really thick, t really has no smell but its itchy.
Not enough info: You should be worried if you have any difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting and belly pain after an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin since it's the indication of an ongoing anaphylaxis reaction and can be life threatening. If it's not the case or the rashes occurr way after you got the Amoxicillin rashes, it is something else. Should check with your doctor. Need to see it to know what it is. ...Read more
I'm on amoxicillin due to an eat infection and now have vaginal discomfort and itchiness if the medication causing this? What to do?
I'm on Amoxicillin 500 mg and after the 1st dose my skin got itchy and had a few hives pop up, both stopped within 3hrs, should I be worried?
I have a very itchy rash on my breasts. I was prescribed amoxicillin last week and its not helping. Its actually getting worse?
Was prescribed amoxicillin for tonsilitis. Within 4 days I broke out in an itchy full body rash. After 3 weeks, still here. What can it be? Allergy?
Allergic reaction: Amoxicillin is the most common antibiotic to cause drug rashes. The rashes include hives or another rash known as a dermal hypersensitivity reaction. Hives can linger for weeks after the medication is discontinued. See a physician who may recommend an antihistamine and topical steroid cream to treat the rash. In some cases, a course of oral steroids is needed for the rash to resolve more quickly. ...Read more
Taken 2 doses of Amoxicillin; woke up from nap itchy all over and upset. No visible rash, and seems OK now (2+hr later), is this an allergic reaction?
Unlikely: However more history is needed: is it the first time you receive amoxicillin? are you known allergic to the drug or to penicillin? any other medicines you are on? Any new foods, garments, bed sheets, etc. For all practical purposes and safety call your doctor to ask for an alternative for now, or take the next dose at the doctor's office or the ER / urgent care waiting room, wait for an hour after ...Read more
I just started amoxicillin and my throat feels sort of weird at the very base. Kind of itchy or something. Allergy or just anxiety or something?
I've been taking amoxicillin for 3 days for a sinus infection & now my vagina is itchy & swollen. What can I do?
Empirically try meds: ...for suspected, probable vaginal yeast infections (monilia-candida)triggered by antibiotics, you may obtain an over the counter antifungal medication like Monistat-7 and generously apply it twice a day for 3 to 7 days or till you stop the antibiotics. Simple genital hygiene (washing with an unscented soap and water), keeping yourself dry and using cotton or no underwears may also be helpful ...Read more
I just finished a course of amoxicillin it caused me to have yeast infection and am 17 weeks pregnant what should I take it so itchy?
Over the counter:
1. Change underwear once or twice a day
2. Monistat7 at cvs
I took amoxicillin for five days which gave me a yeast infection. I finished monistat 3 last night and have been taking a daily probiotic for a week but am still fairly itchy. Do I need to see a Dr now or should I wait a few days?
I just finished amoxicillin, now I have a yellow mucousy discharge from my vagina. No swelling, no redness, light itchiness. What could this be?
Yeast? Other?: The timing suggests a yeast infection. However, yeast usually causes itching and irritation, with not much discharge; and yellow discharge wtih mucus goes along with other infections, including STDs. Amoxicillin doesn't treat gonorrhea or trichomonas and is only partly effective against chlamydia, so STD testing is in order if you might be at risk (or any doubt about it). See your doctor soon. ...Read more
Can a yeast infection go away on its own? Been taking amoxicillin & noticed my vagina was swollen, itchy, & had discharge. Now my symptoms seem mild.
I took Amoxicillin 500 mg today since my oral surgeon prescribed it. I have developed an itchy rash all over my face. Is this an allergy to it?
I given amoxicillin when my mono was misdiagnosed as strep. I now have a full body and extremely itchy rash. I am on prednisone. Relief from itching?
Common: This is a common problem when amoxicillin is prescribed for a viral infection especially mono. You may try topical agents such as Gold Bond anti-itch or TriCalm. Antihistamine does not work well in this condition but if the problem is severe, your doctor may consider putting you on a short course of prednisone. ...Read more
I've been sick for 3 weeks now. With sore and itchy throat and persistent coughing. Already drank Amoxicillin for 10 days now and not getting better.
2 yr old had amoxicillin reaction, hives and itchy puffy rash. Doctor perscribed omnicef (cefdinir) in its place. Is this a safe alternative for my daughter?
Probably: Cross reactivity can occur between penicillins and cephalosporins so use this medication cautiously and consider an alternative if appropriate. ...Read more
I started taking amoxicillin for swollen glands in my neck. Since then I've been extremely itchy and now I'm breaking out in a rash. What do I do?
Most likely you: Are allergic to pcn. Talk with the prescribing physician. ...Read more