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What Does Amoxicillin Look Like
"gastrografin": This is a contrast material and has calcium in it, which "tastes chalky", but may have some light flavoring to counteract the chalky taste. It is used to outline the stomach and intestinal lining with x-rays of the area to determine ulcers or other abnormalities. It is white or light pink in general. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See sample picture: It is usually a ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available otc and all seem to work quite well for simple ringworm on body, not scalp/bearded areas. Keep area clean, dry and apply the cream 2-3x/day should get rid of it in about 10-14 days. If not better, consult doc for possible alternate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
Same as non MRSA: Mrsa is a resistant form of a common bacteria that resides on the skin of most persons. It is not more likely to cause infection but it may not respond as well to many antibiotics. The look and nature of the wound would vary widely depending on the location and degree of infection. But, in general, skin infections should look the same as a regular staph infection as it heals. ...Read more
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies by brand: It comes in different colors, most commonly used one is red, and comes in different consistencies, some of which contain sugar and some of which do not. It does everything that methadone in pill or wafer form does, with the additional flexibility of allowing differences as little as 1 mg. Most methadone treatment programs dose by computer equipment that requires liquid. It is a long-acting opioid ...Read more
Depends on Where: The symptoms of MRSA depend on where you're infected. Most often, it causes mild infections on the skin, causing sores or boils. But it can also cause more serious skin infections or infect surgical wounds, the bloodstream, the lungs, or the urinary tract. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Do you mean: symptoms, or X-ray findings? There aren't any X-ray findings, but on CT you could see some inflamed airway markings at most. Symptoms include persistent cough or accelerating cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, fever or no fever, productive sputum, or chest pain. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more
Depends: Before 4-6 m babies essentially have no sinus cavities. By a year, the maxillary & ethmoid sinuses are partially developed and inflammation can be seen as creamy nasal debris that often descends down the back of the throat like a waterfall during oral exam. Xrays < 1yr are rarely helpful as the sinus cavities are often filled by normal mucous at that age rather than trapped pus seen when older. ...Read more
Strep Throat : can present with red swollen tonsils with white exudates or pus. There may be small red dots on the roof of the mouth toward the back. Lymph nodes in neck may be enlarged and tender. This is accompanied by throat pain & ^'ed pain with swallowing. Fever, fatigue, headache, rash. Children may present with abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting. ...Read more
A fungal infection: A fungal infection often with ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available otc and all seem to work fine for simple ringworm on body, not scalp/bearded areas. Keep area clean, dry and apply the cream 2-3x/day should get rid of it in about 10-14 days. If not better, consult doc for possible alternate diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
My nephews doc said he has infused hives but i cannot find an explanation to describe them. They look like measels reaction to amoxicillin has all vac?
Amoxicillin given to: A child or adolescent who has a sore throat ; fever caused by infectious mononucleosis causes a very " measly-looking" (morbilliform) rash about 100% of the time, to the point that it's pretty much diagnostic of " mono". Many drugs can cause a morbilliform rash. For further information ; photos, see http://dermnetnz.Mobify.Me/reactions/morbilliform.Html. I've not heard of "infused hives". ...Read more
Pink or red spots: If it is an allergy then it looks like pink or red spots that are not regularly shaped. They can be scattered or they can run together. They can also look like welts or raised skin that changes over several hours. The welts would itch a lot. The red or pink spots don't usually itch or hurt. Severe allergies could involves pain in the feet or knees. ...Read more
Son may have a yeast infection he has been on amoxicillin now he has a rash on his butt and penis is red swelled up it doesn't look like diaper rash?
Quite possibly yeast: Yeast rash is a frequent complication of the use of antibiotics in children. No one antibiotic is necessarily worse than another--but prolonged use of antibiotics seems to more often trigger yeast rashes. Thrush or oral candidiasis often can presage yeast rashes as well. You might want to look for milky white patches on your son's inner cheek (inside his mouth); it does not wipe off. See your md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 yo is on amoxicillin for strep, 5 days now. But she has lesions that look like hand, foot, mouth. Do i keep giving her the antibiotics?
Confirmed strep ?: If the strep was confirmed by office testing before treatment, you should finish treatment. If your treatment source looked at the throat and just treated assuming it was strep, call them and discuss your options.A kid can have both illnesses at the same time and finishing the antibiotic would not hurt the course of hfm. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Amoxil (amoxicillin): peak effect is 1-2 hours of ingestion, then it rapidly drops off. That's why you have to take several doses a day. I'm just curious as to what effects you are experiencing because amoxil (amoxicillin) is about the kindest most benign antibiotic you can take. I wonder if the effects you are experiencing aren't the illness you are being treated for??? ...Read more
Feels like my atypical phnumonia is getting worse tomorrow will be my 3rd day on amoxicillin is this normal?
My 5 mnth old's dr prescribed amoxicillin for what seems like a cold. He didn't diagnose her with anything, he said just incase. Is its necessary?
No: Colds are viral illnesses that should not be treated with antibiotics that are used for bacterial infections. There is an international initiative to prevent the inappropriate use of antibiotics such as what you describe. If your facts are accurate and complete i would recommend you get a different pediatrician for your baby. ...Read more
Amoxicillin reaction: It is possible you are allergic to the medication. Stop taking it and inform the doctor who prescribed it that you are having these symptoms. ...Read more
Hi, My 5 year old was prescribed to take 11ml of amoxicillin twice a day(400mg/5ml). He is 43 lbs and i feel like thats too much.
Sounds right: A 5 year old who is 43 lbs is about 20 kg. If he/she has an ear infection, sinus infection or pneumonia, the correct dose is 90 mg per kg per day dosed twice a day. 11 ml twice a day sounds correct. If it is not an ear, sinus, or lung infection he/she is being treated for, please ask the physician who prescribed the medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: I'm not sure if you mean "how long do the pills stay potent?" or "how long after you take them will they still cure something?" antibiotic pills can remain potent for a couple of years after their expiration date. Amoxicillin stays in the bloodstream at effective levels for less than a day after the last dose. It is a short acting antibiotic, and is usually dosed 2-3 times a day for that reason. ...Read more
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