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Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Cephalosporins: Gonorrhea is becoming more resistant to antibiotics that have previously been used for treatment. The cdc came out with new guidelines which recommend oral Cefixime and the injectable antibiotic ceftriaxone. See this link for additional information: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/gonorrhea-treatment-guidelines-factsheet.Pdf. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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If antibiotic resistance develops in treatment for Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis, what are remaining treatment options?

If antibiotic resistance develops in treatment for Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis, what are remaining treatment options?

Different antibiotic: The mainstay in the treatment of chronic bacterial prostatitis (CBP) is the use of oral antimicrobial agents. The most effective medications are fluoroquinolones and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMZ). In cases where antibiotics do not clear up the infection or there is recurrence, surgery may remove a nidus (nest) of infection. ...Read more

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What are OTC treatment for yeast infection for males?

What are OTC treatment for yeast infection for males?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream: For yeast infections on skin, Lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream is effective; if there is itching or burning pain, use hydrocortisone cream as well. Use each cream sparingly twice daily; usually the infection will clear in 3-4 days. ...Read more

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Treatment for recurrent vaginitis and balanitis?

Treatment for recurrent vaginitis and balanitis?

Depends on organism: If you have recurrent vaginitis with candida and your partner has recurrent balanitis with same organism, one of you might have diabetes. Have it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Is Macrobid a good treament for bladder infection?

Is Macrobid a good treament for bladder infection?

Macrobid : The best way to choose an antibiotic is get a urine culture to see which bacteria is involved and determine its sensitivity to a host of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Any good treatment for utis other than antibiotics?

No: Home remedies are next to worthless and potentially dangerous in allowing simple lower tract infections to progress. ...Read more

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Is sulfameth a treatment for urinary track infection?

Is sulfameth a treatment for urinary track infection?

Yes: Although most of the u.T.I. Are caused by sensitive to sulfa bacteria. It is better to do a urine culture to find out the sensitive to which aantibiotic. ...Read more

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Is fluconazole an effective treatment for diverticulitis?

Is fluconazole an effective treatment for diverticulitis?

Not: By itself. Fluconozole is used as a treatment for a yeast (candida) infection. Diverticulitis treatment needs proper broad spectrum coverage for intestinal bacteria (gram negatives & anaerobes). ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for suspected yeast infection?

What is an effective treatment for suspected yeast infection?

Diflucan (fluconazole): The best treatment is diflucan (fluconazole). One Diflucan (fluconazole) tablet will wipe it out within 24 hours. A really bad yeast infection may require two tabs over two days. ...Read more

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Which antibiotic is better for treating a UTI cipro (ciprofloxacin) or z pack?

Which antibiotic is better for treating a UTI cipro (ciprofloxacin) or z pack?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): Cipro (ciprofloxacin) would have a better chance of curing a UTI than would Azithromycin which is less active against gram negative enteric bacteria and does not achieve high levels in the urine. ...Read more

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How effective are antibiotics for treating a kidney infection?

UTI: Only way to treat if infected and the culture documents it is susceptible to this abiotic. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline a treatment for gonorrhea?

Is doxycycline a treatment for gonorrhea?

No: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is the treatment of choice for GC. Doxycycline is recommended in addition. ( recent CDC recommendation) ...Read more

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Are antibiotics the only treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

Are antibiotics the only treatment for bacterial vaginosis?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is most effectively treated with antibiotics There are no effective home remedies that can treat the condition, although sometimes it may resolve on its own without treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have you heard of an effective treatment for non bacterial prostatitis?

Have you heard of an effective treatment for non bacterial prostatitis?

Alpha-adrenergics: Medications called alpha-adrenergic blockers help relax the muscles of the prostate gland. They include: •alfuzosin (uroxatral) •doxazosin (cardura) •silodosin (rapaflo) •tamsulosin (flomax) •terazosin (hytrin) it usually takes about 6 weeks before these medicines start working. Many people do not get relief from these medicines. Aspirin, ibuprofen, and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. ...Read more

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Is it effective use bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic for a tooth infection?

Is it effective use bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic for a tooth infection?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic: See a dentist don't self prescribe and get rid of the source of the infection. ...Read more

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How effective are bactrim or cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a UTI ?

How effective are bactrim or cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a UTI ?

Effective antibiotic: It depends on what organism is causing your urinary tract infection (uti). The best way to find out what antibiotic is effective is to go to your physician and have a culture and sensitivity (c&s) ordered on your urine. Once the c&s is returned, you can tell if you're on the proper antibiotic, or need another one to successfully treat it. ...Read more

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Have a uti. Which antibiotic is safest for heart patients? Bactrum or cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Have a uti. Which antibiotic is safest for heart patients? Bactrum or cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Both: They're both safe for heart patients. If you request the generic form, both are very inexpensive. ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin a normal 1st choice for an antibiotic to treat prostatitis?

Is ciprofloxacin a normal 1st choice for an antibiotic to treat prostatitis?

Yes: The prescribed dose is usually twice daily for 14 days! it usually takes about 2 days before you will notice a decrease in your symptoms. Be sure to take the entire 14 days of meds! ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more


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