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Dr. Al Hegab
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Trimethoprim (Definition)

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Can sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim treat chlamydia? ?

Can sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim treat chlamydia? ?

Chlamydia Infection: Nope. That antibiotic is not known for efficacy against chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) be used to treat hidradenitis suppertiva ?

Depends . . .: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) only works against those bacteria that are sensitive to it, just like diesel fuel is only good for a diesel engine. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818 for more info. With that said, if your doc is concerned for MRSA (bacterial w/multiple drug resistance), Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is an option (http://www.Cdc.Gov/mrsa/treatment/). ...Read more

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Which bacterial infections does sulfameth/trimethoprim treat?

Which bacterial infections does sulfameth/trimethoprim treat?

Many: Sulfa/trimethoprim is active against many bacteria including gram negative bacilli like e. Coli, gram positive cocci like staphylococcus aureus including mrsa. It is also active against the protozoa toxoplasmosis and the fungus pneumocystis carinii. ...Read more

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I have a UTI and got Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) today to treat it but Im having pain on a lump on the back of my head. I'm curious to if its a lymph node and if its norm?

I have a UTI and got Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) today to treat it but Im having pain on a lump on the back of my head. I'm curious to if its a lymph node and if its norm?

Maybe (not) . . .: Urinary tract infections do not cause swollen lymph nodes, especially not so distant as the back of one's head. While this lump could represent a lymph node, it could also be an infected cyst or folliculitis. Since it's painful, please go see your Family Doc for evaluation & appropriate treatment. In the meantime, finish your antibiotics. ...Read more

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