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Medicine For Spinal Abscess
Infection: An abscess is a localized area of infected tissue, usually secondary to a bacterial infection. If this involves the vertebral column or is within the spinal canal, this could be very dangerous and life threatening and would require emergency treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: Having a spinal abscess is associated with severe back pain, neurologic deterioration, fevers, chills, sweats, and elevated temperature. Of course, if surgery was performed there may be wound issues, such as drainage or dehissence.There are also lab work abnormalities that are associated with a spinal abscess. If suspected, i would recommend calling your doctor and consider visiting the er. ...Read more
Through the blood: Spinal abscess may occur after surgery but most commonly are caused by bacteria that gets into the blood from another source. It requires aggressive treatment with powerful antibiotics and often will require urgent surgery to prevent damage to the spinal cord or nerve roots. ...Read more
Surgery was for a spinal abscess. Crp and ESR still elevated and 100.8 fever.besides MRI anything else to do? Added info. From previous question.
Antibiotics: Besides surgery, you need antibiotics and modifiy your antibiotics according the culture sensitivity. I recommend antibiotics use in this situation be guided by an infectious specialist. CRP and ESR elevation are reactive to infection. It will take a while for them to come down. ...Read more
Multiple reasons: There are multiple causes of spinal cord abscess. The risk factors for spinal infection include: 1. Infection in another location that spreads to the spine (for example - a bladder or kidney infection that then spreads to the spine via the veins) 2. Recent spinal surgery 3. Patient with a compromised immune system (diabetics, smokers, patients with cancer, hiv/aids, patients needing dialysis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very unlikely: In individuals with normal immune function.Get a more detailed answer ›
Male 24, weight100 kg, height 5.5 , veggie, had spinal tb before 3yrs with abscess in spine,3 hrs of tingling in palms before 2 days, pls suggest?
Tuberculosis: You need to see a doctor and be fully re-evaluated ASAP. This may be recurrence of infection, or alterations in spinal alignment with pressure on nerve endings, or something possibly totally unconnected to your prior TB. Do not wait. Get this taken care of before it becomes permanent. ...Read more
Why do I keep getting strep throat. What are the chances of having complications if you’ve had prior abscess grow behind throat on spinal cord?
Exposures: You can acquire strep as an infecting germ as often as you are exposed. It commonly passes in saliva, directly or indirectly. People touch their face/mouth several times /hour & can contaminate fingers with saliva that then passes to anything they touch. When you touch a contaminated surface you reverse the process & bring germs to your face/mouth. Complications are a random event. ...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?
Call: Call your doc. This is a painful surgery.ask what they suggest . If necessary. Go to ER, especially if suicidal thoughts. ...Read more
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?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Saginaw, I : Saginaw, 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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, wouldnt cause tooth loss.Tooth loss would b periodontal disease/abscess instead. T or f ?
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?
Options: Spinal stenosis can be treated conservatively with physical therapy and lumbar epidural steroid injections. Your spine specialist can thoroughly evaluate you and help coordinate conservative care if appropriate. Surgery is usually helpful if all else fails. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I heard that girls/women who take the drug "ecstacy" have traces of it in their spinal fluid for 30 years later. If true, could it impact offspring?
No but yes....: Generally speaking, a woman is born with all of the eggs she's going to have. That means they are all exposed to everything she puts into her body, especially drugs. It has nothing to do with whether it is sequestered in her spinal fluid; it is doing its damage at the time she takes the drugs. This is one of the inherent dangers of taking drugs. ...Read more
After elapsing all other options (PT, Pain Medicine DR, meds) is removal of spinal hardware feasible option for pain as a result of a Kyphotic fusion?
That is a specific: question for the Neurosurgeon, especially one familiar with your particular case. If you have exhausted all other options, as you have listed, then surgery would have to be the next viable step, given the severity of symptoms that you cannot live with. And that is an important distinction: you cannot live with this pain. Surgical options are almost always the last. ...Read more