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Shortest Course Allowed For An Antibiotic
I have prostatitis and has completed the course of antibiotic.Can I start taking tea and carbonated drinks or wait until my urologist allow me?
Yes: Enjoy the tea and carbonated drinks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Read that it's advisable to stop taking arava (leflunomide) while on antibiotics to allow its effectiveness after surgery ( due to infections & faster recovery). Tx?
Unclear: I'm not clear on your question. The FDA does not allow pathogens or bugs in the food supply. However, there are so few food inspectors that they can't inspect everything. So, yes, it is possible that "bugs" get into the food. The FDA was created in the early 20th century because real live bugs would be in the meat supply - read "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair. ...Read more
Depends on him: Is your son responsible and able to follow the directions for their use? If so, he may be fine wearing them. Children as young as infants have been able to wear contacts. The key is removing them and cleaning them appropriately. Abusing contact lenses by not cleaning them or overwearing them can lead to intolerance and even infections. Be a good judge of his abilities and ask his eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
REST: Keep on resting till you feel better. ...Read more
Great question: First things first. Before tapering anxiety medications, consider practices which may help center you no matter what's going on around you. One of the best i've found is mindfulness meditation -- and there are many mindfulness-based stress reduction courses available these days. Also you can work in psychotherapy on your anxiety -- this would give you additional self-awareness & calming tools. ...Read more
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