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Why Do You Some People Have To Take Antibiotics Before A Surgical Procedure
I hvae to have hernia surgery on10/31. I think I have an abcesed tooth. I have antibiotics for it. Is it ok to take them?
Shoulder surgery 2 1/2 weeks away and I have antibiotic to take for mini cold. Is it okay to take them? Is antibiotic an antiinflammatory?
I had surgery a few days ago & was given painkillers & antibiotics. I'm still nauseous and lethargic. How long should it take for this to pass?
Depends on what: surgery and anesthesia was used how long it will stay in your body, whether you were under general or MAC anesthesia. You will be nauseous and lethargic initially. Then, it should get better each day. If you were under anesthesia for many hours it will take longer, as the anesthesia takes longer to get out of your system. So, make sure to get a lot of rest! ...Read more
Need antibiotic for dental surgery can't take penicillin or cindimycin what else is effective but not hard on body. ?
Even a mild dose of antibiotic causes severe mouth of ulcers and post surgery it is necessary to take antibiotic... Any other substitute ..Plz suggest?
Have dental surgery in 12 days to remove wisdom teeth, but have UTI now, can I take antibiotic for it? Will it interfere with the dental surgery?
Yes: you may take antibioticsGet a more detailed answer ›
Allergic to penicillin, clindamycin, have mitral valve prolapse and pvcs at times. Have gum surgery soon and need to take an antibiotic. Is azithromycin safe for me given fda warnings?
I have a urinary tract infection but am going for major surgery on Tuesday &can't take antibiotics,is there something else I can take?
I have what feels like urinary tract infection but am going in for major surgery on Tuesday so am not able to take antibiotics,is there anything else?
Inform doctor.: It would not be wise to undergo major surgery with an active infection. As well, a UTI can often be treated with just three days of antibiotics. You should notify your surgeon and/or regular doctor. You should not undergo major surgery in the context of an active infection. ...Read more
I have an umbilical fistula &need to decide to take antibiotics to see if it heals or do surgery now to remove. One doc says surgery the other to wait?
Surgery: is usually a last resort..I would give the antibiotics a chance to work first ...Read more
Just had carpal tunnel release surgery and was prescribed keflex I do not want to take antibiotics do I really have to take antibiotics ?
Someone thinks so: Without specifics such as health, other probems and what you have in or on your body it is too hard to answer this on line. The person you need to discuss this with is the prescrber. ...Read more
I had mitral valve surgery and have had a post-cold bronchitis (cough, sputum, lethargy) for 3 weeks that is not improving. Should I take antibiotics?
What are the chances i can get an infection after having right-hand carpal tunnel release surgery and should I take antibiotics to prevent it?
Listen : To your surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
If Indicated: Antibiotics are prescribed to treat an existing infection, or to prevent or decrease the risk of infection in a patient with a predisposing condition in which the surgery may increase the risk of infection. Your dentist or surgeon will determine if antibiotics are to be prescribed for you based on your medical history, presenting symptoms, clinical exam, and if any complications during surgery. ...Read more
Surgical incisions: It is not necessary to apply antibiotic creams to a surgical incision that is healing well and without signs of infection. Dressing changes as advised by your surgeon and cleansing with mild soap and water is usually all that is needed. If the incision looks infected, you need to see your doctor; sometimes this requires a small procedure to clean the wound, +/- antibiiotics. ...Read more
Hello dr, last week i had a surgery at my gums , I am taking antibiotic. Can i eat suchy or suchimy?
OK: You can eat sushi and sashimi, from a health conscious reliable vendor or restaurant, without concern. And follow your dentist's advice for keeping your gums healthy. ...Read more
Which antibiotic is best to treat hidradenitis suppurativa? Should I get a culture? There can't be surgery due to severe Haemophilia.
I got diagnosed with vageneal cysts. I got some antibiotics. Is there any other way of getting rid of them other than surgery?
Depends: If the vaginal cysts are because of an infection, they may go away as the infection responds to the antibiotics. If the cysts are nabothian cysts, they will go away on their own. If they are sebaceous cysts they can come and go - but sometimes require surgery. If they are Bartholin's gland or duct cysts, skeins gland cyst, or gartner duct cysts - they will probably need to be treated surgically. ...Read more
Chronic sinusitis after surgery. Could an antibiotic be used to cure/help with the sinusitis that popped up on MRI even after surgery?
I'm allergic to penicillin, my girlfriend has been taking penicillin antibiotics for a surgery, will it affect me while having sex?
Possible: Penicillin allergy from sexual contact has been reported although it must be rare as I have not seen a patient reporting this problem. If you have anaphylaxis to penicillin, you should use a condom until 48 hrs after she has completed the course of penicillin just to be safe. If the reaction is just a skin rash , it would be your choice to use condom or not. ...Read more
Can i crush my amoxicillin /c 875-125mg antibiotic pills.i had gastric sleeve surgery april 6 2015. iwas told to crush or chew my pills.
Pharmacist: Best to call the pharmacy and ask the pharmacist. They'll let you know. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I'll shortly be having a hysterectomy. Does antibiotics which are given during surgery interact with Flecainide or Bisopresol. Really worried.
Ive had a minor surgery.....im currently under medication.. antibiotics n painrelife... for t past few days im urinating evry 40 m...is that normal?
If you are urinating every 40 minutes please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
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