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Will broncitis go away without antibiotics?

Will broncitis go away without antibiotics?

90% will: Bronchitis is usually viral and doesn't require antibiotics unless someone has underlying lung disease or other serious health problem. 10% of bronchitis is bacterial and helped with antibiotics. It takes usually 3 weeks for bronchitis to go away without antibiotics. Fever that last more than 3 days or shortness of breath are more worrisome. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Bronchitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi. May be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics , steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can ...Read more


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Will BV go away without antibiotic?

See below: It can. It resolves spontaneously in up to 1/3 of non-pregnant women and 1/2 of pregnant women. ...Read more

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Can a UTI go away without antibiotics?

Can a UTI go away without antibiotics?

Possible: If the UTI is attacked head on with forced fluids and you have a good immune response, it is possible to flush out the bactreia in the bladder and the body wins the battle. I would not count on this. If you have burning, pain, frequency of urination, need to go immediately, and cerainly if fever, back pain, nausea, chills or vomiting, get seen right away for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you die from bronchitis or will it run its course and go away without antibiotics?

Can you die from bronchitis or will it run its course and go away without antibiotics?

Depends: In some patients, it may resolve; in others, it may require treatment (be it antibiotics, inhalers/nebulizers, or steroids); it all depends on how severe the attack is and how bad the lungs are at baseline. The best bet would be to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vaginosis go away without antibiotics?

Can bacterial vaginosis go away without antibiotics?

Yes: Its an imbalance of bacteria, as long as nothing is altering the bacteria, it may. Additionally vulvar care is very important. No douching, no introduction of soaps or other cleaning agents between the labia. If you have heavy or long menses taking ocp's to shorten them or getting an ablation may help. Avoid tampons, use only presservative free cotton pads, and use cotton underwear exclusively. ...Read more

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Can a UTI go away without anibiotics ?

Can a UTI go away without anibiotics ?

Some but why not Abc: Some UTIs resolve without antibiotics, but can take a long time & always with danger of infection spreading to kidneys,which is potentially dangerous. Most people survived UTIs before antibiotic age but some sustained severe kidney damage & some died. My advice is have urine cultured & take appropriately prescribed antibiotic. Cranberry does not cure UTIs, only reduces risk of recurrent UTIs ...Read more

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Will eczema go away without treatment?

Will eczema go away without treatment?

Yes: Most infants and tots will grow out of their eczema. But not all will. And it might take a few years. So you should treat in in the meantime. Start with topicals like vaseline, aquaphor or eucerin. Try diaper ointments. My rule of thumb is that it should come from a tub/jar, not a pump bottle. Then if that isn't enough, then talk to your doctor for a prescription. Keep them from scratching! ...Read more

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Will babeious go away without meds?

Will babeious go away without meds?

Babesiosis: Is a serious infection, and not likely to improve without specific treatment. ...Read more

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Can phnemonia run it's course and go away without treatment ?

Can phnemonia run it's course and go away without treatment ?

Not really: Check with your doc. Natural history of disease may even cause death. Some patients recover without rx. But why play the odds? You need a doc. ...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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Can Bacterial Vaginosis go away on it's own without antibiotics?

Can Bacterial Vaginosis go away on it's own without antibiotics?

Yes: BV or bacterial vaginosis can go away on its own. A lot of home remedies can help also which including eating yogurt or inserting a tapon soaked in 1:1 hydrogen peroxide and water for 20-30 minutes. If the symptoms do not improve or worsen then definitely see your primary care provider or gynecologist for full evaluation and treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Uti infection wont go away with antibiotics?

UTI Infection: This is a difficult question to answer because i don't know if a urine culture was taken before you started treatment and because you did not indicate what antibiotic you are taking. I would suggest you check with your physician to order a urine culture and sensitivity . That way the most appropriate antibiotic can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Will strep throat go away on its on, or do you have to take an antibiotic?

Will strep throat go away on its on, or do you have to take an antibiotic?

You MUST...: ...Take antibiotics for strep throat. The symptoms will go away on their own. The reason we treat strep throat is to avoid complications like damage to your heart and kidneys. There is no alternative medical treatment (homeopathy, herbs, etc.). When i was in homeopathy class, one of my classmates asked the instructor how to homeopathically treat strep; he said "use penicillin.". ...Read more

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Can zoster run its course and go away without taking the antiviral?

Can zoster run its course and go away without taking the antiviral?

Yes: The intensity of this disorder is quite variable. Some can self heal over a 2-3 week period with no meds and some will develop a chronic pain syndrome that persists for years,even with meds. The ones with the brief recovery likely have residual immune response or healthier response to the re-activation of the virus. However. a weakened immune surveillance is why it emerges.I would take the med. ...Read more

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Will a yeast infection go away without taking any medication?

Will a yeast infection go away without taking any medication?

Possibly - tips: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Will an abscess on your vagina go away without treatment?

Will an abscess on your vagina go away without treatment?

Possible: In medicine anything is possible however, i would recommend you see your dr about this issue. This may need to be drained and antibiotics prescribed. If not could lead to a much more serious infection. ...Read more

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Will strip throat go away by itself without meds. And how long will it take?

Will strip throat go away by itself  without meds. And how long will it take?

No certainty: Many patients prefer to take chances and wait for resolition of sickness using home remedies. They still come to see doctor 4 -7 days after as condition continue worsening. You decide for yourself what to do. ...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