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What Is The Recovery Time After Taking An Antibiotic For Chlamydia
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
What is the period of time for prescribed antibiotics to work for a bacterial conjunctivitis(pinkeye)?
How long does it take for the symptoms of a bladder infection to ease after starting an antibiotic?
Is it possible if i only take clarithromycin for pneumonia for 3 days, the infection remaining clears up after that without antibiotics? Just asking.
Yes...but: The short answer is yes. But you should complete the course of therapy or return to your doctor if you don't tolerate it. You also run the risk of producing a partially treated resistant bacteria. Just take your medications as prescribed. The medications don't work in the bottle on the shelf in your bathroom. If you aren't going to take them, discard them appropriately. ...Read more
I dont see: why not. Remember taking too many or overusing antibiotics even for the right reason can cause problems on their own. ...Read more
Within a few days: Usually should feel better within few days to a week. Sometime you may have yeast that is resistant to the medication. Sometimes you need to be on longer courses or a different medication. If you are getting worse or not better in a week follow up with your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After two weeks of taking doxycycline hyc for chlamydia is it possible to get a yeast infection on the last day of taking it?
Yes: A vaginal yeast infection is caused by candida, which is a fungus. Doxycycline would not treat a fungal infection, so it is possible you now have a yeast infection. Typical symptoms are a cottage-cheese like discharge and vaginal itching. If you think you might have a yeast infection, try an over the counter yeast medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi how long does tazocin antibiotic stay active in the body after the course is finished?
Piperacillin/tazobac: This combination is rapidly excreted and should be completely gone from your body within 24 hrs or less. ...Read more
About how long does it take for an antibiotic for a UTI to kick in? Do I keep taking the meds until the burning sensation is gone?
About 48 hours: If you're on the right antibiotic, the bacteria that caused your UTI should be eradicated by now. However the injury to the delicate inner lining of the bladder and urethra might take longer to heal, If your symptoms persist more than five days or if you get new symptoms like fever, back pain or nausea, you need to get back in touch with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, not normally: Such symptoms might be due to a vaginal yeast infection, which can be triggered by some antibiotics. This is more likely if your chlamydial infection was treated with doxycycline, less likely if azithromycin was used. If these symptoms persist, return to the clinic or doctor who treated you for chlamydia. ...Read more
Zero to 15%: The two main treatments are doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 7 days or azithromycin 1 gram single dose. Doxy is100% effective if taken as directed, with no missed doses. Evolving research shows azithro is about 95% effective, i.e. it fails in 1 in 20 patients, up to 10-15% if the rectum is infected. All patients should be retested after ~3 mo to detect both treatment failure and reinfection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After you finish a week of antibiotics for a bladder infection how long will it take for the symptoms to completely disappear?
See answer : The symptoms of an uncomplicated uti/bladder infection (urinary urgency, frequency, voiding small amounts, bladder discomfort, burning with urination, possible blood in urine) usually resolve within 3-5 days if both the diagnosis is correct (positive urine culture) and you were prescribed the correct antibiotic. If symptoms persist, should have a repeat urinalysis and urine culture to verify. ...Read more
Yeast infection: it is still possible yesGet a more detailed answer ›
How soon after should the infection be gone when taking a single 2g dose of metronidazole for bv?
Not proper treatment: a single 2 g dose is not proper treatment for BV. that is treatment for trichomonad . infection may not clear with single dose. ...Read more
Is it safe to be on a 7 day course for zithromax for bacterial chest infection (500 mg a day)? Mild fever persists after first 3 days of the course
YES, SAFE: Zithromycin, unless allergic is a good choice for a wide spectrum antibiotic, very commonly used for upper respiratory infections. In addition 500 mg is a quite large dosage. Antibiotics take some time to work. Your wife should just now be turning the corner if it is a bacterial infection suited to this antibiotic. If not, it may be viral or needs a different antibiotic. Good luck! ...Read more
Is doxycycline one of the better antibiotics for a sinus infection? If so, what is the optimal dose?
Not particularly: Usual dose 100 mg q12 Hrs. Anti=against, bio=life; all antibiotics are poisons, selected single molecules that (hopefully) don't bother our cells much, yet suppress/kill growth of unwanted cells in locations which create trouble for us after primary immune system not doing its job well. Azithromycin, up to 2,000 mg day 1, single dose, usually more effective, yet always depends on what's going on. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have taken the antibiotics for the treatment of Chlamydia, how long does it take for the itch to be relieved? It has been at least 6 days.
If it was the: proper treatment for Chlamydia, then the infection should be completely improved by now. The itching should be better after the 3rd or 4th day. If you still have itching, chances are you may have another infection. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad's taking Amoxicillin 500 mg 3 times a day for ten days. Is this the right antibiotic and is it effective to treat bacterial lymphadenitis?
Probably: It's a good, overall antibiotic, but does not cover some bacteria. Swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenitis) can also come from causes other than bacteria, so you need to make sure to try to find the cause. ASk the treating doctor. Maybe you could go to the next appointment with him. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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