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Medicine For Hepatic Abscess
Yes: Trauma can injure the liver, causing devitalized tissue which can get infected resulting in abscess, but this is not the usual scenario. If the liver is injured, fluid or blood can collect around or within the liver, which can secondarily get infected and result in an abscess. Depending on the size and presentation, drainage and antibiotics are often indicated. ...Read more
Reasonable: We will often do one of several things when treating a liver abscess, one being to pull off some of the fluid and send it for culture. This will identify the bacteria involved. Amoxicillin is a reasonable choice as long as there is evidence that the bacteria involved are sensitive to this antibiotic. ...Read more
Need more than that: Amoxicilline is not the drug of choice, depends on culture and sensitivity, especially hepatic abscess (and the cause of it, may need intervention). ...Read more
Liver abscess: There are indeed homeopathic medicines that can help someone with a liver abscess. But you definitely need consultation with a well-trained and experienced classical homeopath for the most effective treatment. Your whole being should be considered, the experience you're having, and other characteristics unique to you. Simply picking something up from whole foods is not likely to help. ...Read more
Yes; need followup: Liver abscesses are not normal. Even when asymptomatic or small, followup is necesssary to prove resolution. A source of infection helps us feel confident that we understand the risk factors associated with their development. When symptoms develop, they are usually not subtle and include pain, fevers, nausea, and overall feeling unwell. ...Read more
Amoebiasis: Entamoeba histolytica creates disease in the colon and can disseminate from there via the blood stream or lymphatics to many areas of the body, the liver being one of the more common locations. This bug is a protozoan which is generally transmitted by the fecal oral route, often through contaminated water. ...Read more
Infection: Cirrhosis is scarring in the liver from chronic scarring over years of life. Liver disease associated with chronic inflammation and infection (primary scerosing cholangitis) can cause both abscess formation and scarring. Liver abscesses are pockets of infection within the liver substance and can certainly form without underlying liver disease or scarring. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, entamoeba histolytica is the protozoan parasite that causes both diseases. ...Read more
Entamoeba: The name of the organism is entamoeba histolytica. ...Read more
Yes: Even severe sepsis is survivable. Many factors influence recovery including: 1) other medical conditions, 2) evidence of secondary organ dysfunction (ie associated kidney injury), 3) patient age, and 4) the ability to successfully control the source. ...Read more
Diagnosed with "Acute Liver Abscess" And under treatment.. I am feeling too much weakness.. What should do for get rid from weakness..
Discuss with doctor: You should ask the doctor who is currently treating you as he knows more information about your overall health. ...Read more
Liver abscess in immunocompromised patient (mg), doctors tried catheter drainage but said it had jelly-like structure. What shall we do?
This: Should not be neglected. If one can't drain it through the skin for what ever reasons and if the person is sick and with temperature other means of intervention is needed. If you do not get proper answers please have a second opinion! ...Read more
Fistula abscess surgery cant take the pain anymore 10 days after surgery no medic or drug help me I want tu suscide cant take it please help?
If I go to ER with abscess from IV drug use and tell the dr the truth, will they contact law enforcement?
No: Absolutely not, at least in the usa. I admire your courage. Everybody makes mistakes, and I hope this is the start of a new life. Especially, I hope you can escape whatever set of circumstances led you to resort to this. Whoever offered you intravenous drugs was not truly your friend. The health care team is. ...Read more
Combined therapy: Treating an intra-abdominal abscess is no easy task. Usually this takes a team of doctors - including a surgeon who may be able to drain or to operate, possibly a radiologist to insert a drain, an infectious diseases specialist to pick the right antibiotic, and other general doctors to manage everything else. An ID doc will consider allergies, cultures and clinical data to optimize your treatment. ...Read more
I have been priscribed ampicillin 25omg and dicloxacillin 250 mg combination drug for abscess above the gum crating pain below the left side of the n?
My friend have perianal abscess and taking homeopathy medicine. Today it got burst. What care he shpuld take?
Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my Bartholin's abscess or cyst until I can see a doctor?
NO, NO: The treatment can depend on one or more of these factors: the size of the cyst, how painful it is, if it is infected, and the patient's age. In some cases, a small cyst can simply be observed over time to see if it grows. In other cases, the doctor can perform a minor procedure in the office, in which a small tube is inserted into the cyst]and inflated to keep it in place. ...Read more
I took 3 hydro 15 on Saturday family gave them to me for a abscess tooth and will I pass a hair follicle and drug test?
1.Pain killers do not cure infections, only block the signals to your brain.
2. You should never take someone else's prescription medication, and they are violating the law by giving it to you.
3. 3 is a very heavy dose.
4. You need a Dentist, not someone with "spare" pills
5. Sorry about the drug test ...Read more
I had a bad abscess last april, it was so infected I was on medicine until august and then finally my root canal started which was a combination of 3 more visits to complete it. My tooth still is sore on and off and a bad oder comes from it. I don't fee
i truly don't know how things were handled, but a bad smell and soreness tells me it is not right now. Not everything turns out the way we want it to. Go see you dentist and voice your concern. They can not help you unless you give them an opportunity too. If youâ€™re not happy with the response then move on.
Hope this is helpful,
michael i. Wollock, dmd, agd fellow
dentistry at suburban square
610-649-0313. ...Read more
I have a large infected area on my arm from IV drug, meth'suse. Its open and draining, with several deep abscesses. I don't have fever or odor, but it is painful. I am scared. Whatshould I do?
Spontaneous onj w/ absence of osteo/steroid drugs &radiation, wouldn't cause tooth loss. Tooth loss would b periodontal disease/abscess instead. T or f?
Depends: Onj is bone sloughing and may be enough to loosen a tooth. Are you taking bisphosphonates? ...Read more
I had perianal abscess surgery one month ago and my doctor said you don't have to take any medicine but my wound is not properly healed and suggested for sitz bath with betadine solution.
Use warm soaks: Superficial abscesses not involving intraperitoneal area but rather perianal, when drained, can be managed without medicationsl. Rather warm soaks to area allow inflow of blood supply to enhance healing. Any source of warm soaks including baths will enhance healing of surgical site. ...Read more
Doxycyline is an antibiotic that the e.R doctor prescribe fotr a abscess that I have on my inner thigh towards my vagina. The medicine makes me vomite?
I had a kidney infection and also had an abscess on my left kidney, because of that I was on heavy drugs in the hospital, would that delay my period?
My boyfriend has a mouth full of abscesses and the dentist in our town was closed so he went to the Dr and was givin a drug called Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) to treat HIV?
Yes and no: H.E is a complication of a decompensated liver, mostly due to Cirrhosis. So its a syndrome which can happen in people who have lost their normal liver functionality. Now multiple factors including dehydration, medications, infections can EXACERBATE or throw a person into the state of H.E. ...Read more