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What will help my pneumonia go away? What antibiotics?

What will help my pneumonia go away? What antibiotics?

Depends: There are a variety of antibiotics the specifics depend on what kind of germs you are likely to be exposed to, if you have an underlying chronic conditions ( like copd, cancer etc..) and if you have been in the hospital recently. ...Read more

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Dr. John Leander Po
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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


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What will help my pneumonia go away with pill antibiotics?

What will help my pneumonia go away with pill antibiotics?

Pneumonia: If it is caused by a bacterial germ, the antibiotic should improve your situation. Rest and plenty of fluids is a mainstay of treatment. An inhaler or nebulizer to treat wheezing may improve the deep cough or shortness of breath. Always complete the antibiotic course prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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My son has excama what can I do to get rid of it can it go away abd stay away?

My son has excama what can I do to get rid of it can it go away abd stay away?

See below.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. If doing this doesn't help enough, please see his doctor. ...Read more

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Antibiotic Monodox made me throw up and rash... How do I treat the rash so it will go away?

Antibiotic Monodox made me throw up and rash... How do I treat the rash so it will go away?

Antihistamines, time: Benadryl, loaratadine, cetirizine, fexofenadine all should help...along with time to rid the antibiotic from your body. Avoid getting hot/overheated, as this can intensify an allergic rash. Good luck, and be sure to mention your reaction to you healthcare provider! Best to you! ...Read more

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I'm curious my brother might have upper respiratory infection how many days or weeks does it take to go away.? And what can he do to get better faster

I'm curious my brother might have upper respiratory infection how many days or weeks does it take to go away.? And what can he do to get better faster

7-10 days: Most upper respiratory infections resolve in a week to 10 days. Things that will help are pushing fluids, rest, getting enough sleep and possibly extra vitamin C. If he is getting worse or not getting better in a week he should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Will strep throat go away on its own? Please help me docs!

Will strep throat go away on its own? Please help me docs!

1st Sx will : Strep throat goes through several phases. The acute symptoms will eventually fade in most without rx. During the sub-acute phase, the body continues to make antibodies and a fraction (1/200) develop long term complications including kidney damage, heart damage(rheumatic fever) and brain injury.Antibiotics can stop the complications if started within ~10 days of first fever. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my sinus infection go away?

What can I do to make my sinus infection go away?

Otc meds help: Sinus symptoms can be from pressure in the sinus cavities. Allergies, viruses and bacteria can trigger these problems. Antihistamines/ leukotrine inhibitors are for allergies and decongestants for fluid built up help. Netti pot flush am and pm help prevent this for people with long term problems. See your doctor if you have had a sinus infection for more than 10 days or elivate blood pressure. ...Read more

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What will happen if i let strep throat go away by its self?

What will happen if i let strep throat go away by its self?

1st Sx will : Strep throat goes through several phases. The acute symptoms will eventually fade in most without rx. During the sub-acute phase, the body continues to make antibodies and a fraction (1/200) develop long term complications including kidney damage, heart damage(rheumatic fever) and brain injury.Antibiotics can stop the complications if started within ~10 days of first fever. ...Read more

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What antibiotics should I take to reduce my chest infection?

What antibiotics should I take to reduce my chest infection?

Ask your doctor: Proper antibiotic selection & use requires a history be taken, an exam & possibly x-rays. If your condition is not worrisome enough to seek such a consultation it is not one that requires antibiotics. Random use of a little here & a little there saved from some prior illness is neither smart or effective. Failure to complete a prescribed course of meds contributes to the emergance of superbugs. ...Read more

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What can I use to help my stye go away?

What can I use to help my stye go away?

Warm hot compresses : 100+ times per day when stye firsts starts. Can use diluted tea tree oil to clean bacteria and notes that can cause stye. We can Rx and antibiotic/steroid ointment that can prevent scarring of stye. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com ...Read more

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What to do if I have peritonsillar abscess (quinsy), how will my doctor drain my throat?

What to do if I have peritonsillar abscess (quinsy), how will my doctor drain my throat?

See an ENT MD: If you have a peritonsillar abscess this is best treated by an ENT physician who may aspirate the abscess with a needle and syringe or drain it with a scalpel. Either way it will be through your mouth usually under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Abscess on leg i need to know what antibiotics to take i already got core of abscess out myself i wont go to doctor what can I take?

See below: You can soak the abscess with hot salt water to promote drainage. If there is surrounding soft tissue infection or cellulitis characterized by redness, swelling, pain and warmth antibiotics prescribed by a doctor are necessary. You are 29 years old. You need to grow up and see a doctor when it is needed. ...Read more

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I know my son needs his tonsils removed but docs always give me the run around and prescribe antibiotics or say it will just go away. help please!

I know my son needs his tonsils removed but docs always give me the run around and prescribe antibiotics or say it will just go away. help please!

Maybe, maybe not: There are many criteria for removing tonsils. Frequent strep infections, peritonsillar abscess, strep carrier state, airway obstruction. If your child clears between infections and is not a strep carrier, the operation may not be necessary. Have a candid discussion with your doctor who has your child's records. Good luck. ...Read more

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If u have pneumonia or walking pneumonia will antibiotics help get rid of it? How long for u get better after taking antibiotics? What else need to do

If u have pneumonia or walking pneumonia will antibiotics help get rid of it? How long for u get better after taking antibiotics? What else need to do

Yes.: Pneumonia of any type, bacterial in origin, needs antibiotics and has to be the proper one. It is difficult to predict how soon people get well, but if treated properly, a person must be better in 48 hours. Good expectoration of secretion is necessary. ...Read more

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Will strep throat go away without treatment? What happens if i don't get treatment for strep throat, or don't finish my antibiotics? .

Will strep throat go away without treatment? What happens if i don't get treatment for strep throat, or don't finish my antibiotics?

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See below: A strep throat will usually resolve without treatment but failing to take appropriate antibiotics can permit complications to occur such as a retropharyngeal abscess or septic thrombophlebitis of the neck veins. Failure to take a full course of antibiotics, usually 10 days can allow non infectious sequella ie. Rheumatic fever or post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis to occur. ...Read more

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I have vaginal rash, need help right away. What to do?

I have vaginal rash, need help right away. What to do?

Vaginal rash: The most effective otc treatments for yeast infections are topicals containing Clotrimazole that can be found at your local drugstore. There are treatments that last anywhere from 3-7 days. If you need immediate help, or if you suspect the rash may be herpes, i would recommend seeing your doctor immediately for an anti fungal pill if yeast (fluconazole) or anti viral pill if herpes (valtrex). ...Read more

Dr. Michael DePietro
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Pneumonia (Definition)

A condition in which the lungs become inflamed, most ...Read more