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Uti and MRSA: Trimethoprim sulfa, otherwise known as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra, can be used to treat certain urinary tract infections. It can also treat skin infections caused by mrsa. Intranasal ointment called bactroban can treat infections caused by strep or staph (impetigo). ...Read more
Does sulfamethoxazale/trimeth lower BP? My BP is normally in the 120's over 80, but now is down to 96/58. Is there a possible connection? 53 y/o male
No-not a BP drug: Sulfamethoxazale/trimeth is a common antibiotic, Septra or Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) by brand name, that has been used for years to treat a variety of simple common infections in the urinary tract, GI system and lungs. This agent does not lower blood pressure at all, and other causes such as acute blood loss, or anemia from other sources must be excluded. Please visit your MD for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
I keep coughing because some liquid (I think) keeps getting on my troath! What's this? How to fix this?
Is Advanced Sleep Phase Syndrome life-treathing? In fact, this makes me FULLY awake during my classes but in the evening I have big problems...
Try to treat it: Currently ASPD is not known to be more life-threatening than, say, obstructive sleep apnea. ASPD patients usually fall asleep between 6-8pm & wake up before dawn. Treating ASPD with bright light therapy in the evenings or with chronotherapy would be the most healthful approach for you. See a sleep specialist. Http://www. Sleepassociation. Org/index. Php? P=advancedsleepphasesyndrome ...Read more
Sometimes I have difficulty swolling, It feels like my troath gets stuck for some seconds then it returns to normal. What seems to be the problem?
Need to be checked: It could be something really simple but I think you should be seen by your physician to be checked. ...Read more
My upper diagframa is paralysed have 70 oksygen capasity in my lungs is this possible to treath with stam cells?
I have fever over 40°C. I also have soarth troath and I've already took a shower to cool myself down. What is that and how can I lower the fever?
Apthous ulcers?: It sounds like u r telling me u have apthous ulcers which are painful and can be large and painful enough to make eating too painful. I don't know what your HIV status is b/c in my positive patients they can get these on a regular basis. U do not need have HIV to get these. We don't know what the causative agent is. In order to make diagnosis they need to seen by ur physician ...Read more
Recently, everytime I speak even shoftly, I start coughing because of no reason and I also feel something strange on my troath. What could it be?
Throat irritation: If you are not an asthmatic, it is likely that the back of your throat has been irritated : by bacteria (strep or others), viruses, swallowing something abrasive, or perhaps severe gastroesophageal reflux causing throat irritation from stomach acid. Explore the possibilities with a doctor to get at how to treat the appropriate cause... ...Read more
For 2 days I have a lump in the troath and I am verry nervosse. I have hypotiroid and I didn't take tratament for one month. Can be a cause for that?
I have a sore troath since Monday, but luckly not bad enough to lose my voice. It's a bit brothering... How to cure it? Thanks.
The mucus of my nose keeps "falling" on my troath and it makes me to cough. This has been for weeks. Why? How to treat this?
See a Dr.: Have to determine cause of your issues- allergies, etc. See a Dr. To try and determine the course of treatment ...Read more
Daughter had bacteria in urine hasn't gone away 14 days of sulfameth trimeth still hasn't gone away urine culture negative any ideas on why?
I had trouble swallowing my pills. What should I do? Can I crush them? (taking sulfameth/trimeth 800-160mg twice a day and occasional ibuprofen 600mg)
I have taken sulfa trimeth for my infection in my finger after first dose my lyph nodes in my neck started to swell and ache is this common?
Allergic reaction: Talk to your physician and get a different anabiotic ...Read more
Hello docs. After having a fever, I think I have periodental deasease. And cold troath and slightly clogged nose. It bothwrs me when I eat. Painfull?
Sore troath, severe nasal congestion since yesterday. I had a hard night. What seems to cause these and what can I do?
Probable virus: Nasal congestion and sore throat together is most likely viral or allergic. Allergies tend to be seasonal at same time each year with sneezing, itchy eyes and nose. A strep or mono infection is usually sore throat alone and no nasal congestion. Caused by transfer of bug from hands to mouth. WASH HANDS a lot! ...Read more
I have caugh and a running nose. Also I have a headacke and a sore troath and sometimes I'm tired. Is it better to take off for a week?
I have no feeling in my troath, mouth and lips. My doctor says the only thing we can do is wait. Is here anyone who have an idea of what it can be?
See a Neurologist: Lack of sensation is a serious matter. It can be signs of a stroke or a brain tumor. You should have an evaluation by a neurologist (doctor who specializes in the nervous system) as soon as possible. Do not wait. ...Read more
I quit smoking cannabis? Since 4th day I have had troath discomfort and pleghm for 2 days. Could this be cancer? I'm just 21. Is it just paranoia?
Probably not: When you smoke (cannabis, cigarettes, etc) the little hairs (cilia) in your respiratory tract get paralyzed. Thus, they don't move the secretions out of your lungs. Now that you've stopped, those cilia are "waking up" and getting rid of the secretions left in your lungs. This is the same reason smokers have a higher chance of pneumonia. ...Read more