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Will a zpac help a kidney infection?

Will a zpac help a kidney infection?

Yes if sensitive to: but usually that is not the first line antibiotic for UTI , see your doctor for examination and appropriate antibiotics , neglect may cause serious damage to your body. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Will a ZPACK cure a kidney infection?

Will a ZPACK cure a kidney infection?

Not ideal: Zithromax is generally not prescribed for infections of the kidney, which can be quite serious. Zithromax is often used for people allergic to penicillins, and for specific infections such as Mycoplasma pneumonia, bullous myringitis and pertussis. ...Read more

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Will a zpack cure a kidney infection?

Will a zpack cure a kidney infection?

Probably not: it would not be a typical antibiotic for a kidney infection or a UTI. It is unlikely to help a kidney infection. You should check with provider on a more appropriate antibiotic ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection get better without Antiboitics?

Possibly: If the infection was associated with a kidney stone and the infection was proximal to it (above) then antibiotics may not be needed. ...Read more

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Will a z-pak help urinary tract infection?

Will a z-pak help urinary tract infection?

No: A z-pak is used primarily for respiratory infections. The bacteria that cause most respiratory infections are completely different than those that cause the vast majority of utis. A z-pak will not work for a uti. ...Read more

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Will Macrobid help a sinus infection?

Will Macrobid help a sinus infection?

Macrobid: Hello, Macrobid is an antibiotic commonly used for urinary tract infections. See your doctor for a better choice for a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Will Macrobid treat a kidney infection or only a bladder infection?

Will Macrobid treat a kidney infection or only a bladder infection?

Maybe.: If the bacteria causing the infection is killed by Macrobid, it will help. But if you have a "kidney infection" and have not seen a doctor, please get checked and get on supervised treatment to prevent serious damage and sepsis. If you are on Macrobid for a uti and develop pain in the mid back, fever over 100, or vomiting, then you need to get seen today. IV antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more

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Will cranberry juice help a kidney / bladder infection until you get to the doctor?

Will cranberry juice help a kidney / bladder infection until you get to the doctor?

Not really: Some people believe so, but studies have not shown that, so there is no proof for that in medical literature. ...Read more

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Can cranberry juice help stop a kidney or bladder infection until you get to the doctor?

Can cranberry juice help stop a kidney or bladder infection until you get to the doctor?

Perhaps: Drink water, about 64 ozs a day to keep high urine flow rates. Cranberry juice purportedly helps but this has not been shown to be superior to antibiotics in medical studies. ...Read more

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Will I need antibiotics to cure a bladder infection?

Will I need antibiotics to cure a bladder infection?

Most likely yes: You need to see a health care provider who should perform a urinalysis to confirm presence of UTI, perform a urine culture to identify causative bacteria if urinalysis +ve & prescribe an antibiotic. Good Luck ...Read more

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Will amoxicillin give you a urinary tract infection?

Will amoxicillin give you a urinary tract infection?

No: Ampicillin will not cause a urinary tract infection it occ is uesed to treat a UTI if the bacteria is sensative to penicllin. It may cause a secondary vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more

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Will i need antibiotics for a mild bladder infection?

Yes: You will probably require 3 days treatment only, though. ...Read more

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How long will it take for an antibiotic to reduce pain of a tooth infection?

How long will it take for an antibiotic to reduce pain of a tooth infection?

Tooth infection: From my experience it usually takes about 48 hours after the first dosage until the tooth pain starts to diminish noticeably. This could vary depending on the severity of the infection. Make sure to follow the directions exactly as prescribed. ...Read more

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Will a kidney infection go away with nitrofurantn?

Will a kidney infection go away with nitrofurantn?

No!: Nitrofurantoin's benefit, the high concentration in urine, is also its downfall when treating pyelonephritis; it has unpredictable and often low tissue levels. Because of this, pyelonephritis should not be treated with nitrofurantoin. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics help a nail disease?

Can antibiotics help a nail disease?

Depends: Most nail disease is fungal and antibiotics with not work. It is best to see a podiatrist so he can give you a diagnosis of the disease you have. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take an untreated UTI to turn into a kidney infection? Can you have a kidney infection w/o fever, but with ab/flank pain?

How long does it usually take an untreated UTI to turn into a kidney infection? Can you have a kidney infection w/o fever, but with ab/flank pain?

Kidney infection: Generally a Kidney infection is accompanied by a FEVER and some flank pain. Not all UTIs, even untreated will progress to a Kidney infection. There really is not a particular timeline. ...Read more

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Have a kidney infection. Will taking BC Powder help with the pain. ?

Have a kidney infection. Will taking BC Powder help with the pain. ?

It will relieve pain: BC powder will relieve pain but it will not treat the infection. You should see a physician and be evaluated. You will require antibiotics for a bladder and/or kidney infection. If you do not treat adequately, It can become serious. If you're prone to vaginal yeast infections, remember to use use medication after the antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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


Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
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Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) (Definition)

Inflammation of the kidney due to a bacterial infection. ...Read more