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What is the best antibiotic for bacterial infections?

What is the best antibiotic for bacterial infections?

Can't answer it.: This is too broad a question. Doctors need to take into account: what kind of bacterial infection? Where in the body? How long? Previous treatment? Strain isolated? Etc. There are excellent antibiotics available for many infections, but clearly, you need to talk to your doc about what's going on with you. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Infection (Definition)

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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What is the best treatment for rickettsial infection?

What is the best treatment for rickettsial infection?

Rickettsial Rx: Doxycycline is the drug of choice; it is preferred over other tetracyclines for treatment of rickettsial infections. Chloramphenicol may be used as an alternative but it has potential bone marrow toxicity. Recent data from europe suggest that fluoroquinolones, such as Ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin, may be effective in the treatment of certain rickettsial infections. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for stec infection?

What is the best treatment for stec infection?

Going to E.R.: Specific treatment of stec is not usually necessary antibiotics are not recommended and may be harmful anti-diarrhoeal medicines should be avoided hus is a serious disease that is treated in intensive care units in hospitals. Dialysis and blood transfusions are often required. http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/factsheets/infectious/shigatoxigenic.html. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for coronavirus infection.

A few options: There are no specific treatments for illnesses caused by human coronaviruses. Most people with coronavirus illness will recover on their own. However, there are some steps to relieve some symptoms, such as, taking pain and fever medications, using a room humidifier or taking a hot shower to help ease a sore throat and cough drink plenty of water, get plenty of rest. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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What is best antibiotic for tooth infection?

What is best antibiotic for tooth infection?

Usually penicillin: However, your dentist may prescribe something different depending upon your tooth's condition and your health. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for yeast infection?

What is the best treatment for yeast infection?

Location?: For vaginal yeast infections, either topical antifungals are efficacious, or oral fluconazole. Either of these treatments work, but the topicals work to relieve symptoms faster. You can purchase topicals overthe counter at any pharmacy. I have found that the creams work better in my patients than the suppositories. Fluconazole must be prescribed by a physician. For oral, a prescription is nec. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for staphylococcal infection?

What is the treatment for staphylococcal infection?

Depends: Depending on the severity and site of the infection ( blood, lung, skin etc..) an antibiotics such amoxicillin, oxacillin, vancomycin, ect..., can be given, sometimes only draining of pus collection or local treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What is the most expensive antibiotic for autoimmune infection?

What is the most expensive antibiotic for autoimmune infection?

Maybe confused since: ...autoimmune pathology is distinct from infectious diseases, and treatments for each reflect their respective dissimilar pathogenesis. ...Read more

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What is the best and effective medicine for bacterial skin infection?\

What is the best and effective medicine for bacterial skin infection?\

SULFA meds: Many skin infections today are caused by resistent staph (mrsa). Sulfa is a good first line oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is the antibiotic for chlamydia?

What is the antibiotic for chlamydia?

A few: Amoxicillin; azithromycin-zithromax; doxycycline-doryx; vibramycin, ; vibra-tabs erythromycin-e-base; erythrocin; levofloxacin-levaquin; ofloxacin-floxin it depends on you allergy profile, previous exposure, tolerance, age, pregnancy staus. I like zithromax. ...Read more

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What is the best antibiotic therapy for s typhmurium?

What is the best antibiotic therapy for s typhmurium?

Salmonella: Like almost any other bacterial infection the best therapy is with an antibiotic to which the infecting organism appears sensitive in the test tube. Best would be Ampicillin if it needs treatment (some would not use antibiotics), but many strains may be resistant to this. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a fungus infection?

What is the best treatment for a fungus infection?

Laser Treatment: Think of the nail as a turtle shell, it protects the fungal cells underneath. So any topical will not be able to penitrate down to the fungal cellls. Look in your area for a podiatrist who provide laser treatment for fungal nails. The fotona brand is a laser I have seen good results. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for yeast infection?

If its: vaginal terazole 7 or monostat is good ifi its external to the vaginal area any overt the counter anti fungal is good ...Read more

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Helloo what is the best antibiotics to be used for skin infection? ?

Helloo what is the best antibiotics to be used for skin infection? ?

Depends: Choices of antibiotics are made based upon their effectiveness against the particular organism causing the infection, the patient in whom the infection is occurring and a variety of other factors. You need to discuss this with the doctor who has diagnosed your "skin infection". Best wishes and good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for h.Pylori infection?

What is the best treatment for h.Pylori infection?

H Pylori: I do not know whether you have been diagnosed or not, but you should have the infection confirmed before treating. The treatment usually consists of two weeks of antibiotic (usually clarithromycin) proton pump inhibitor, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate). ...Read more

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What is the best antibiotic for gonorrhea? Is ciprobay effective?

What is the best antibiotic for gonorrhea? Is ciprobay effective?

QRNG: Fluoroquinolones including Cipo should not be used as a treatment option for uncomplicated urogenital gonorrhea, unless local resistance patterns are known. Treatment must also include Chlamydia trachomatis, Optimal treatment option is Ceftriaxone 250 mg intramuscular in a single dose for treatment of gonococcal infection plus Azithromycin 1 gram in a single oral dose. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for listeria infections?

What is the treatment for listeria infections?

Antibiotics: Ampicilin, ciprofloxacin, vancomycin can be used to treat listeriosis. These should be prescribed by doctor after a proper diagnosis has been made. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more