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Breastfeeding, flaky oozing breasts. On bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and diflucan for a month. Is there anything else that can't be done? Will I have to quit breastfeeding

Breastfeeding, flaky oozing breasts. On bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and diflucan for a month. Is there anything else that can't be done? Will I have to quit breastfeeding

Consult doctor: You may be having infection of breast which is not going away with bacterium and diffucan . You may hold breast feeding for now , Get your doctor opinion, he may do some test and change the medicine ...Read more

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Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, cotrimoxazole is a combination antibiotic that is used to treat a ...Read more


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White spots on the tongue with some redness upper left gum Is it possible to have symptoms of oral cancer after quiting smoking after 1 year or can antibiotics cause this just finished bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ?

White spots on the tongue with some redness upper left gum Is it possible to have symptoms of oral cancer after quiting smoking after 1 year or can antibiotics cause this just finished bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ?

Sounds like thrush: Yes oral cancer can occur after quitting tobacco. But congratulations on quitting. It's always one of the very best things anyone can do for their health. Oral cancer would be expected to have a single lesion, not multiple spots. Your description sounds like thrush, which is common after antibiotics. But the only way to know is to have an oral exam by your medical doctor or dentist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are bactrim/septra best used for?

What are bactrim/septra best used for?

See below: They are sulfa based drugs often used to treat urinary tract infections. They are also used to treat MRSA infections. ...Read more

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Conflicted on if it is okay to have a couple beers while on bactrim. Will I be okay? No hard liquor.

Conflicted on if it is okay to have a couple beers while on bactrim. Will I be okay? No hard liquor.

No problem: Contrary to popular beliefs, there usually is no problem drinking alcohol (in moderation) while taking antibiotics, including Bactrim. Just don't overdo it. ...Read more

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I was just diagnosed with ca-mrsa and i'm scared since it is often resistant to drugs. I just started bactrim ds tonight. What are the chances of it not responding to any drug? How can you know if it's caught early enough? Thank you!

I was just diagnosed with ca-mrsa and i'm scared since it is often resistant to drugs. I just started bactrim ds tonight. What are the chances of it not responding to any drug? How can you know if it's caught early enough? Thank you!

Partially resistant: Ca MRSA is not particularly worse than having regular staph infection. It is not related to the flesh eating bacteria scare. The choice of antibiotics is limited, but generally the infection is sensitive to at least a few of the mainstream antibiotics of which Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is one. If your doctor thought you were at great risk you would not be at home. ...Read more

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If i take one bactrim, how long before i can take cipro (ciprofloxacin) again?

If i take one bactrim, how long before i can take cipro (ciprofloxacin) again?

Now: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Bactrim are both anti-biotics. They could potentially be taken at the same time. Why 1 bactrim? If you are treating a urinary tract infection often, the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) would be sufficient. This treatment should not be without medical supervision, please consult your prescriber or pharmacist for further assistance. ...Read more