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What Are The Dangers Of Not Taking Your Antibiotics For Your Sinus Infection
Extension of infecti: If you have an infection, antibiotics are an assist to your body to eliminate the infection. Your body defenses are still present and you may defeat the infection without antibiotic help. The risks are that the infection may invade deeper, become chronic or set up scar tissue changes making you more symptomatic and more likely to get an infection in the future. There is a slight risk of invasio. ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
If you are prescribed Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) to treat an UTI and you acquire the common side affect of diarrhea, should you be at all concerned/call the doctor?
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): As you said commonly causes diarrhea, unless it is so bad you can't take the medication there is no reason to call the doctor. Go to the pharmacy and get some probiotics, this will help with this side effect. Make sure you are also getting plenty of fluids. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: Sinusitis is characterized by nasal congestion, purulent nasal discharge, headache and facial pain over the sinuses inthe frontal and maxillary areas. Most cases will resolve without antibiotic treatment. Decongestants can be used for symptomatic treatment. Antibiotics are reserved only for the most severe or persistant infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: There are several types of ear infections. Inner, middle , and external or outer. You need to be specific when asking a question. The typical swimmer's ear is an outer infection. You can treat that with a 50:50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol and clear vinegar( acetic acid) applied with an ear syringe 2-3 times a day. If that doesn't work in 7 days, see ENT doctor. ...Read more
What are the suitable antibiotic to be taken during pregnancy? And what are the doses? For curing urine infection.
Several : There are several antibiotics that are safe during pregnancy. You need to call your ob/gyn to coordinate care and have continuity of care to assure he/she knows all the medications you are taking while pregnant. Of course, it is important to get definitively diagnosed with a urinalysis telling you have an infection and what bacteria is causing it, as you do not want to take any meds unless needed. ...Read more
What are antibiotics and what are the examples of antibiotics that could cure an infection in gums-wisdom tooth ?For my best friend .
Do not self medicate: There are several antibiotics that are used for infections of the head and neck. Far too many patients try to use leftover medications to get by. This can inhibit the body's ability to respond to a medication in the future. See the dentist for the infection and complete the round of antibiotics regardless of how good you may feel three or four days in. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Anarobes can B nasty: Anaerobic infections (infections with bacteria that live with little or no oxygen) tend to be under the skin or deep in the body. They may manifest as abscesses, gangrene, or other deep tissue infection. Some spread very rapidly. Treatment usually requires antibiotics and/or drainage/surgery. If you suspect an anaerobic infection, get it checked out straight away. ...Read more
Depends what it's : Being used for. In many cases, it may have no advantages. as a 3rd generation cephalosporin, one possible advantage is that is it effective in treat gram neg organisms, particularly pseudomonas. It is a broad spectrum anti-biotic and is used to treat many types of bacterial infections. Administration is IV or IM. if you're being prescribed this anti-biotic, ask u're MD abt advantages in ur case :) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any specific bacterial strains associated with bacterial sinusitis and tonsilitis? Also, do you always need antibiotics?-i dont like the idea of using them because of resistance..
Several: There are several different bacteria that are associated with sinusitis and tonsillitis, including strep. Most sinus and throat infections are viral, however, & will improve on their own. If you have fever for more than 2-3 days, worsening symptoms, painful lymph nodes at your neck or pain on opening your mouth or turning your neck, white patches on your tonsils, you should be evaluated by a doc ...Read more
What are the chances of getting an infection 23 days after wisdom teeth removal. And what would the symptoms be of an infection?
Usually none: Our oral cavity is teaming with organisms including yeast. If our immune system is not intact, yeast can overgrow. Usually there are no symptoms. Some may have an abnormal yeasty odor, some may have white patches on the mucosa of the mouth or tongue and in the worst case scenario, esophagitis if the immune system is very compromised. ...Read more
Throat culture.: Not all antibiotics are right for all infections. Many times sore throats may be due to viruses. Recommend that you get a streph throat test done. The doctor will be able to prescribe an appropriate antibiotic if you have streph throat. Viral infections don't require antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes: A sinus infection can lead to infection inside the skull. Headache, visual problems, double vision, nausea, vomiting, light and sound sensitivity, fever, chills, confusion, sleepiness, tiredness, weakness in an arm or leg or face can occur. But it does not happen often. And viral sinusitis typically does not spread to the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would happen if i got and oral infection 3 days after and oral surgery. And what are the dangers of an infection at that location.
If allergies are the cause of your sinuses being blocked and head pressure what is the next step for your doctor?
Prevention: Allergy treatment should be based on environmental avoidance, preventive medication & as-needed medications. Start with HEPA air purifier for bedroom, mattress & pillow allergy proof encasements, frequent damp dusting. Add routine nasal steroid daily with as-needed antihistamines. If persistent pressure and/or yellow or green mucous then consider a sinus infection & obtain a sinus xrays. ...Read more
How to stop the pain from a sinus toothache if it's not your tooth that's the problem? Prescriptions and other tablets aren't working at all
Facial pain doc: I assumed that you have visited an ENT doctor and a dentist. Even so, you should really follow up with your doctors and let them refer you to different specialists as needed. You need to rule out the common diagnosis first. They may refer you to a facial pain specialist that deal with cases that's hard to diagnose. You may need a thorough work up as well. Talk to your doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meds: Over- the – counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. Talk with your doctor. S/he may order Diflucan (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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