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What Antibiotics Are Given To Preemies Whose Moms Had Prom
Depends.: A newborn sepsis work-up is usually performed after pprom (preterm premature ru[ture of membranes) an the antibiotic coverage depends on its results, the protocol at your hospital's nursery and the type and duration of antibiotic treatment of the pregnant woman before delivery. Penicillins and cephalosporins are commonly used. ...Read more
...: Boils are typically caused by the bacteria called staphylococcus aureus (mrsa and mssa). It is usually spread through contact with someone’s skin or personal items (towels, razors, etc). To prevent MRSA wash your hands often, keep cuts covered, and don't share towels or razors. Treatment of boils can include drainage and antibiotics depending on the sensitivity of the bacteria isolated. ...Read more
When we were little, mom took us to peds for antibiotics a lot> now 40 I wonder why they did that. My peds wont.?
Difficult to know: In earlier years antibiotics were given out, often without an obvious need. Now most doctors are very cautious because we have become increasingly aware of the potential for overuse and complications due to antibiotics. ...Read more
F, 63, what can mom eat afterercp?She's on antibiotic as she's low fever 2 days ago, but back to normal now.Doc suggest 2do gallbladder removal in july.
My mom (age 60) stg 4 colon cancer survivor. Struggling a week with foggy head, disorientation, confusion, unsteadiness walking...Antibiotic for sinus?
Consult her oncologi: Her oncologist needs to know about this new development. Cancer can spread to brain and cause symptoms like the ones you have described. It can also be due to metabolic derangements which can occur due to her cancer. So an urgent visit and further evaluation is advised. ...Read more
What's the likelihood of long term antibiotic prophylaxis resulting in pulmonary fibrosis with Nitrofurantoin? Mom's getting sequentially recurrentuti
Pulmonary fibrosis : Pulmonary fibrosis due to nitrofurantoin is rare, about less than 1% reported in literature, but risk increases with age of patient and other medical condition. Symptoms may start to develop after 6 months of treatment. Usually fatigue, dry cough and shortness of breath without fever. Stop the nitrofurantoin if these symptoms develop and see a physician immediately ...Read more
Im having trouble breathing like I can't get enought oxegyn. And shortness in breath my mom says its my anibiotics.. But im wondering if its asthma?
See a doctor: Shortness of breath needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Asthma can certainly cause shortness of breath, and it can worsen quickly. If it is severe or it raises your concern, get seen at your local emergency department now. Antibiotics do not cause shortness of breath unless you are allergic to it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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