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What to do if I have blood in urine and antibiotic treatment for?

What to do if I have blood in urine and antibiotic treatment for?

Blood in urine: If this is the first episode and you are just starting the antibiotic- my recommendation is to continue antibiotic and follow up with you doctor. If you have had blood in the urine multiple times despites antibiotics- you should see a urologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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Blood In Urine (Definition)

Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more


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What to do if I have blood in urine, what is the antibiotic treatment for?

What to do if I have blood in urine, what is the antibiotic treatment for?

Blood in urine: Blood in urine may be due to infection or other inflammatory conditions of kidney system. Infection needs to be confirmed with a bacterial culture. If it is positive, another tests is done additionally which indicates what antibiotic would treat that bacteria and wich antibiotis wouldnt be affective. Your doctor then can make the right call after checking the report or an educated guess without it ...Read more

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Having UTI on and off for over a year , just finished a six week antibiotic treatment, and there's still blood in urine. now dealing with hemorrhoids?

Having UTI on and off for over a year , just finished a six week antibiotic treatment, and there's still blood  in urine. now dealing with hemorrhoids?

Culture: If you just finished six weeks of treatment and still have blood in the urine you should look for an alternative diagnosis . However , first get a urine culture as you may have a resistant bug. ...Read more

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What would experts say about antibiotic therapy for meningitis in children?

It depends: It depends on the the type of meningitis. There are several different types of bacterial meningitis and they require different antibiotics. There are also viral types of meningitis and they are usually not treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Lyme disease fever to go down with oral antibiotic therapy?

How long does it take for Lyme disease fever to go down with oral antibiotic therapy?

Depends: If you caught the disease early, in stage 1 with the initial fever and rash, fever should resolve within a couple of days of starting the antibiotic. If the disease had progressed further before treatment was initiated, it may take a lot longer to become fever free - even 10-14 days. Make sure you don't skip doses and let your doc know if any new symptoms or you're not feeling better. ...Read more

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What would cause an occipit lymph node to swell bac up after antibiotic therapy node goes away w/antibiotic but comes bac a week or 2 later same size?

Lymphadenopathy: Enlarged lymph nodes are those that are either trying to do their job in the immune system, or those that have been taken over by some preexisting disease, like tumor. Yours sounds as if there may be a persistent focus of inflammation, which when suppressed results in reduction of the size of the node, following which it may be acting up again, or the lymph node is simply cleaning up the mess. ...Read more

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Is antibiotic therapy effective against periodontitis and alveolar bone resorption?

Is antibiotic therapy effective against periodontitis and alveolar bone resorption?

See a periodontist: If you rely on antibiotics or other not a definitive treatment, the periodontal infection always will come back. Periodontist will treat periodontitis by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. A periodontist is a dentist specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontitis and alveolar bone resorption. ...Read more

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Must i finish all my antibiotic therapy even if my symptoms of strep throat have dissapeared?

Must i finish all my antibiotic therapy even if my symptoms of strep throat have dissapeared?

You should: Many time the symptoms would improve if you took meds or not, but the germ would still be there, spreading around to your friends/family.It could also trigger secondary changes in your body to set you up for kidney,heart and brain changes. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to drink when on antibiotic therapy?

Why is it bad to drink when on antibiotic therapy?

Adverse reactions: In some cases, the combination of an antibiotic with alcohol can have adverse reaction such as nausea and vomiting. In other instances, drinking alcohol can affect the metabolism of the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


Dr. Michael Michaels
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