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Not infection?: Cough is a difficult problem to treat. There are many reasons why people cough. Infection is one with sinus infection and lung infections very common. Reflux is another reason and asthma a third very common reason. Often these problems can overlap making it even more difficult. Three antibiotic courses without improvement make me think that you either have reflux or asthma. Get another opinion. ...Read more
I have taken the wrong medication, I think it was just an anti - biotic but do I need to worry about anything?
No, but it depends: Most of the time nothing major will happen, if "it was just an anti-biotic" taken once. Some medications can have serious consequences if take erroneously. ...Read more
Paronychia: can be caused by bacteria or fungus such as yeast or can be due to foreign material or scar under the nail fold. One topical ointment that can help is Bactroban (mupirocin) which is a prescription antibiotic but does not treat fungal infections. Indigo violet has antiseptic antibacterial and anti fungal properties and application can help.but swollen paronychia with pressure may need drainage ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If the wound turns black for a person with diabetes what does it mean inspite of being on anti biotic.
Black wound: 43 F from CA asks if wound turns black for a persons with DM what does it mean in spite of being on antibiotic. ANS: With out seeing what you are talking about cannot answer. But black is not really good in a wound. How did you get wound? Where is it? Show to your team tomorrow would be good. Ask abut gangrene. ...Read more