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Pharyngitis During Pregnancy
Yes: Homeopathy is my favorite treatment for ailments during pregnancy since, unlike most medicines and even herbs (both of which seldom are tested for safety in pregnancy) it is quite safe (& often highly effective). But 10 people with sore throats may need 10 different remedies. See http://www.Homeopathic. Com/articles/using_homeopathy_for_ailments/homeopathic_medicines_for_sore_throat. Html. ...Read more
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I'm 5-6 months pregnant, advised to take clarimac(clarithromycin)500 for 7 days and bronchophane syrup for throat infection. Is this safe in pregnancy?
Safe : These are safe choices if this is what your doctor recommended and prescribed. ...Read more
Can I eat antibiotic azomax during 14 week of pregnancy for throat infection please ans me m very confused?
Taking amoxascilan 3x a day for pharyngitis. When is it ok to take probiotics during this course? I have a strong powder probiotic to take w water.
I have been diagnosed with viral pharyngitis by an ent. My throat feels fine during the day but it starts feeling sore from early evening. It has been going on for 3 weeks now. Help!?
Did you go back?: You should advise that doctor that it is still going on. ...Read more
I have a strawberry look like tongue with sore throat(pharyngitis) but i only had low fever during night, what is this disease? What cause it?
See a physician: You are probably suffering from pharyngitis. You should consult a physician to get tested for strep throat. Sometimes it can be from infectious mono also called the kissing disease. Your physician can prescribe you antibiotics if it is diagnosed as strep or bacterial pharyngitis. ...Read more
Whatever you can:
I trust that you do not have bacterial infection. If you have fever, it would be prudent to consult your doctor.
If it is a viral pharyngitis, you may eat what you eat normally, as long as you can swallow it without too much difficulty. Porridge like foods may be easier to eat. ...Read more
Follow their advice: That doctor saw your pharynx and decided if it was a bacterial infection, viral infection or simple allergic post nasal drip causing throat pain, If viral keep hydrated drink warm fluids and it will get better in a week or so. If bacterial infection take all the RX antibiotics. If allergic taking allergy meds if you can will reduce symptoms ...Read more
Pharyngitis: Hello. Pharyngitis is a term that means inflammation of the pharynx which actuall is the back of the nose, mouth and throat. Strep is a common bacterium that can cause pharyngitis. Common lingo sometimes uses strep to refer to a pharyngitis but it is important to realize that viruses are one of the most causes of pharyngitis and antibiotics are actually not helpful in these cases. ...Read more
Culture/throat: Infection of the sinuses, throat and lungs can occur at the same time. In the event that a bacterial illness is causing the disease, then an antibiotic is indicated. A culture of your throat or sputum culture will help your doctor determine the best treatment. Monitoring your temperature and treatment of fever, staying well hydrated and rest will help in the recovery. I hope that helps. ...Read more
Amikacin is an intravenous aminoglycoside class antibiotic.
Pharyngitis is usually an outpatient issue that can be handled with oral antibiotics.
I'm guessing the patient is hospitalized, and if it's a complicated case of pharyngitis (abcess? ) then antibiotics should be directed towards whatever is cultured. ...Read more
Depends on cause:
If your pharyngitis is bacterial, and a bacterium that is susceptible to clindamycin, you should start feeling better in 24-48 hours.
Clindamycin will not treat a viral infection. Viral infections will usually go away after 7-10 days.
If your symptoms are worsening on antibiotics or you have been having a harder time breathing or swallowing, you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more
This site is MedCare: This site is about medical question and answers about medical problems and not nursing care. The only nurses who come in contacts with patients with tonsilopharyngitis, are either Dictors office nurse or in ER. It involved taking vital signs like temp and pulse and history of any allergies. And at the direction of the doctor to do throat swab for quick strep test or culture& give Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever ...Read more
What is the recommended duration of using penzathine penicillin 1, 2million in case of chronic pharyngitis?
None: Benzathine penicillin is an injected material which provides low dose levels of pcn for a longer time than single doses orally. Chronic pharyngitis is seldom due to bacteria, and if it is, penicillin, particularly benzathine is not likely to help. You need to see a doctor and be evaluated. None of this makes sense. ...Read more
Granular pharyngitis symptoms? Been diagnosed. What should I do now, other than medicine? Have 99.3 fever at 11.30 am
Nasal Irrigation: Not sure of your diagnosis. If it is bumps on back of throat called post pharyngeal lymphoid hyperplasia, that usually is caused by chronic postnasal drip. Best use hydro pulse nasal/sinus irrigator use nasal tip to clear nose and use throat tip to clear throat. ...Read more
I developed rheumatic fever at 23. I've been havin pharyngitis often over the past 4 years. Could the condition reappear?
Is it possible to have pharyngitis and tonsilitus together? Is it contagious? Can it reoccur? How can I make sure it doesn't happen again?
Sure: Yes, since tonsils are located in your pharynx, it is common for both to be infected at the same time. If it is caused by an infection, you will be contagious. Some causes are more contagious than others. As for stopping it form happening again, that is more difficult. Make sure you use good oral hygiene, don't share eating utensils (silverware, cups, bottles) with others and keep away from sick. ...Read more
Is pharyngitis supposed to be painful? And also include body aches all over. What should I take for the pain otc.? How long is recovery time usually?
Yes : Yes any inflammatory process in any part of body is painful and needs appropriate treatment for that, any otc anti inflammatory helpful for pain, it is better you see your doctor to find out cause. ...Read more
See your doctor &: Get a Rapid Strep or Quick-Strep test. If negative, get a throat culture for Group A Streptococcus. Wait for the results. If +, take penicillin as prescribed for 10 days. If -, antibiotics will not help. Salt-water gargles of ½ tsp. Salt/1 cup water, Popsicles (not red or grape because they look like blood), cold liquids, hard candies, tea with honey & ibuprofen or acetaminophen help pain. ...Read more