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What Antibiotics Treat Boils
Parentral/Oral: Parentral Treat regimen 1 Cefotetan 2gm/12hrs or Cefioxitin 2gm/6hrs plus Doxycycline100 mgm/12 hrs orally Parentral Regimen 2 Clindamycine900mgm/8 hrs plus Gentamycine loading dose 2mgm/kgm body weight followed by maintanance of 1.5mgm/kgm every 8hours Regimen3 Ampi/sublactam3gm/8hrs plus Doxy100mgm/12hrs Oral Flagyl500mgm/2times for14days plus Doxy100mgm/12hr plus Ceftrioxon250mgm dose ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: There are many different types of staph infections - some are serious & require hospitalization.Most staph infections are skin related.These can vary between simple pimples & boils to complex abscesses & cellulitis. A doctor can distinguish the complexity of the infection.Simple isolated staph boils can be cured with a drainage procedure by a provider. Antibiotics are needed for more complex cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Folliculitis.: Despite the fact that folliculitis is technically a bacterial infection of the follicles, we can often treat acute folliculitis with a simple warm soak to the area (warm water on a washcloth and applied for 15 minutes at a time, 2 to 3 times a day). If this does not help, one could try antibacterial creams, available over-the-counter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Med eval: This requires medical intervention. Clearly you don't have a run of the mill problem. ...Read more
No: Shingles is medical condition caused be reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox (varicella). Antibiotics (used to treat bacterial infections) are not routinely used, unless the treating physician believes that a bacteria such as strep or staph has infected the skin involved with the shingles. Antivirals, however, are useful for the treatment of shingles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The best antibiotic for a urinary tract infection is based on the result of a culture and sensitivity testing of the urine. Empiric treatment is usually started with Amoxicillin or Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) while awaiting culture results. Culture and sensitivity take about two days. ...Read more
By mouth,injn,local?: The antibiotics's response on staphylococcus - not the resistant types is good. There is aparticular type called mrsa- methicillin resistant staph. Aureus which is resistant to pcn gp . Of antibiotics and most of the times resistant to other commonly used antibiotics. Based on the type of infection and culture ands ensitivity results of blood/pus/wound culture etc we treat them when implicated. ...Read more
Not known for sure: Some people get recurrent MRSA infections. Certain people carry MRSA on their skin , nails, and/or in their noses. (colonized), considered to be MRSA "carriers" and may be more likely to get infections. There is not enough data to recommend specific treatments that get rid of colonized mrsa. Some prescribe topical, intranasal, or systemic antimicrobial agents to patients with recurrent mrsa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, it is viral: Mono is an infection by ebv virus, and is seen more often in teens or young adults. Ebv virus is contagious in the saliva. Younger kids who catch ebv usually do not get the mono syndrome of prolonged fatigue, aches, swollen glands, huge tonsils, fevers, sore throat, swollen spleen, etc... Occasionally, middle ear or sinus infections, or a coincidental strep throat, occur and need antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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