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What can cause continued high A.S.O titre despite antibiotics for 8 weeks +?

What can cause continued high A.S.O titre despite antibiotics for 8 weeks +?

Immune response: ASO titer is your body's immune response to the infection and will decline slowly in weeks and even months after the infection has gone. ...Read more

Antibody (Definition)

An antibody is a protein the body's immune system makes to identify potentially harmful substances in the body. Antibodies attach to the substance on a molecular level and mark it so the immune ...Read more


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What do the numbers after the antibiotic mean in a urine c&s?

What do the numbers after the antibiotic mean in a urine c&s?

MIC: The numbers on any culture are the minimum inhibitory concentration. In simple english, can the abx kill the bug and if can be used. Try this link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimum_inhibitory_concentration. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 I am taking medicine: antibiotic mycin 500. What will this do?

My widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 I am taking medicine: antibiotic mycin 500. What will this do?

Unclear question: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. The information you provided does not seem to add up and hence it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 am taking medicine antibiotic mycin 500 .?

What do you suggest if my widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 am taking medicine antibiotic mycin 500 .?

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the data you provided does not seem to add up, e.g, there is no antibiotic called mycin. ...Read more

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What are antibodies? 

What are antibodies? 

Immune proteins: Antibodies are complex proteins made by the immune system to act against bacteria, viruses, or other infections. They also are active in signaling between different types of cells and in the activity of cells of the immune system. ...Read more

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What is pra antibody?

What is pra antibody?

Panel Reactive antib: Pra ( panel reactive antibodies ) or anti hla antibodies, is used in transplantation surgery , is how the body is going to react to transplantation. Hla testing or human leukocyte antibody cross matching is essential in organ transplantation like kidney. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics be bad?

Can antibiotics be bad?

Yes, absolutely: Most of the time, appropriate use of antibiotic can be quite useful and save lives, but severe or even fatal allergic/ reaction can occur--rare but quite scarry is called steven-johnson syndrome (severe rash involving even the inside of mouth/eyes etc...This cause severe skin peeling, thus fluid loss and infections are significant concerns. So, use any med only if need to. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the NS1 antibody?

What is the NS1 antibody?

Not sure,: there could be multiple answers to this (it seems like NS1 could be a common abbreviation). I do know that a structural protein associated with viruses (that cause diseases such as Dengue fever and Yellow fever) is used for diagnosis. ie, if you have antibody to this NS1 protein, then you have been exposed to that pathogen ...Read more

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Do antibiotic shots hurt?

Do antibiotic shots hurt?

Depends on which one: Some are just fine. However, if you are injected with a thick, viscus liquid (especially if cold) that might be one that is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Are antibiotics bad for me?

Are antibiotics bad for me?

No, if used properly: Antibiotics are excellent in treating infections! visit a physician when you think you have an infection (fever, chills, abscesses) - only certain antibiotics treat certain bacteria, your doc might run some tests before they give you an rx. Do not try to self treat with antibiotics: it can be dangerous to you and it can induce resistance from the bacteria if you take it unnecessarily. ...Read more

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Exercise when on antibiotics?

Exercise when on antibiotics?

Can do.: Don't do vigorous work ups. Exercise in moderation is ok . Always drink enough water while on antibiotics as some of the antibiotics are excreted through kidneys. Too aggressive workups , can leak muscles proteins from skeletal ms and if you don't drink enough water , the ms proteins can potentially clog up your kidney tubules. Similaly some abx can cause diarrhoea as side effect, hence drink well. ...Read more

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Are all antibiotics the same?

Are all antibiotics the same?

No.: Not at all. Each antibiotic has a unique spectrum of activity, side effect profile, cost, interaction with other meds, dosing, etc. Antibiotics are generally chosen carefully to suit the host and the infection. ...Read more

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Do I need to get antibiotics?

Do I need to get  antibiotics?

Would need: a bit more information on that. For the usual colds one of the most predictive measures turns out to be whether there is purulence at the back of the throat. Another is whether someone is a smoker. ...Read more

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What food contains antibiotics?

What food contains antibiotics?

Many, unfortunately: Unfortunately, many foods are treated with antibiotics -- like meats. Many are also treated with hormones. To find foods free of these, look for organic or grass fed meats. If by your question you mean that you want to find "natural" antibiotics, some herbal preparations like goldenseal have antibiotic activity. This doesn't mean that goldenseal will substitute for pharmaceuticals, though. ...Read more

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U1rnp antibody what does it do?

U1rnp antibody what does it do?

Used for diagnosis: of mixed connective tissue disease (generally scleroderma with lupus overlap and muscle inflammation) for which it is fairly specific (accurate). The action of the antibody is not well characterized and probably less important than its use for diagnostic purpose (we know it binds to a protein for RNA building). In patients with anti-centromere Ab+ scleroderma, it portends kidney complications. ...Read more

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Do slimmers work on antibiotic?

Do slimmers work on antibiotic?

Slimmers?: Have no idea what you are asking. Rephrase the question and ask again. ...Read more

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Overdose on antibiotics possible?

Overdose on antibiotics possible?

Yes: Any medication taken in quantities larger than indicated can result in unwanted side effects, which can be harmful or lethal. Antibiotics are not the exception. ...Read more