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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Veetids (Definition)

Veetids is a first generation penicillin which is a kind of penicillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


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My throat do hurt. Is it ok to take veetids (penicillin vk)?

My throat do hurt. Is it ok to take veetids (penicillin vk)?

Get a diagnosis: Veetids (penicillin vk) is an antibiotic and should only be used for a bacterial infection. It will not do anything for viral throat infections. Go to the doctor and get tested for bacteria. ...Read more

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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

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 an 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

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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?

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

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Is my dentist being extra careful? He prescribed me penicillin v. Potassium for a root canal?

Is my dentist being extra careful?  He prescribed me penicillin v. Potassium for a root canal?

No : Penicillin is the gold standard in dentistry because it is very effective for dental infections. Im not sure where you got potassium from but that is not an antibiotic. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why does penicillin V potassium 500mg give me a yeast affection and what should i use for to get rid of it?

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 less 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

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Will penicillin v potassium heal pink eye?

Rarely: Almost all pink eye is viral in origin. Penicillin v is a fine drug but effective only against bacteria. So only if you had a really rare pink eye from susceptible bacteria would this be effective. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out for you. ...Read more

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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

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

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

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I need a refill on my medication?

I need a refill on my medication?

So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

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