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Can veetid cure these uti, gonorrhea, clap? Had pain in testicles after anal sex. Took 9 pills symptoms cleared up. I ran out of meds & symptom return
STD: Perhaps it can help with some forms of uti. But, it will not treat gonorrhea or chlamydia. I am not sure where you got information that would tell you that pain in the testicles was an infection or a std. Nothing that is contagious would show up that quickly after a sexual encounter. Perhaps you can re-ask the question and include all of your symptoms. ...Read more
Had unprotected m2f anal sex. 3 days later pain in testicles. Took 9 veetid, pain went away. Pain returned 2 days later. Could this be UTI and or sti?
Needs to be checked:
It needs to be checked. Need more detailed history as to any discharge from the urethra, any pain while urinating, pain is in one testis or both, and any other associated symptoms and a thorough examination of genitalia and testicles, and may need testing for std, and urine exam.
It may be std or due to trauma to the testicles. ...Read more
Penicillin for tooth: Yes. unless you are allergic to it. ...Read more
Penicillin v potassium is it ok to break in half trouble swallowing. Pharmacist said ok? Does it stay in your system long finished it 4 days ago?
Yes: I'm assuming you are talking about the tablet not the powder form. If so, the tablets are scored so yes you can cut it in half. Half of it is gone from your system within 1/2h and within a few hours is gone altogether provided you have normal kidney function. ...Read more
Why does penicillin V potassium 500mg give me a yeast affection and what should I use for to get rid of it?
Yeast common with Pe: Many Antibiotics have yeast overgrowth as part of their action. AB's kill bad and good bacteria so yeast thrive with fewer predators. If yeast is in vagina, several fungicide products are available OTC (no rx). You may need a med like Diflucan (fluconazole),pill, to get rid of it. Check with your doc. ...Read more
No: Too much food and too little exercise makes you gain weight. ...Read more
I had a root canal done under my bridge on one tooth a week ago but the gum is still sore I'm on penicillin V potassium 500 mg every six hours.?
Get Checked: See the Dentist and get checked. It may be normal healing response depending on the complexity of the problem. If still not resolved after the course of antibiotics, then additional treatment may be required. Often it takes months for the discomfort from pressure to subside, but tissue should resolve once infection clears up. Good Luck. ...Read more
Hi I cracked a tooth last week 3 days ago my right side of my face swelled up amd eye. I went to the er they prescribed penicillin v potassium 4x a day 500mg. My face became hot and red near my nose and pain unbearable. 2nd 3rd molar extracted today?
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There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more
Antacid: A h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more