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Antibiotics are WORTHLESS for colds. Colds are caused by viruses, and no virus responds to an antibiotic. Period.
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The short answer is: No.Different antibiotics treat different types of bacterial infections. For example, penicillin is considered a "broad...
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Yes, if the pneumonia is caused by a bacterial infection and the proper antibiotic is prescribed.
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, known as MRSA, is a type of Staphylococcus aureus that is resistant to the antibiotic methicillin and...
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Most sore throats are viral and do not require antibiotics at all. The only sore throats...
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Unless the particular antibiotic has to be taken at time when your stomach is empty, you can take it anytime that you will consistently remember it.
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Certain classes of antibiotics are safe. And when you go visit your doctor, they are fully aware of what classes you can be on. If you have any...
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Some but not all, best to get a veterinarian to prescribe the proper antibiotics if it is the same medication it may be cheaper at a local pharmacy...
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Hi Well a wisdom tooth is a big one, did he not put a couple of stitch's in it, this helps it seal over, and this would have stopped the bleeding...
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Children of those ages can certainly have mood changes, but it is not the result of antibiotics.
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"White strips" are not a clinical sign of Strep, so no...this is not typical. If you had a confirming lab test (rapid strep or culture)...
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It falls on the health care provider to prescribe only when needed. The health care provider does have to take many factors into consideration...
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I had a friend with the same problem in High School.  Along with antibiotics, his dermatologist recommended that he wash his face with a...
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Yes, it is safe for a one-month-old baby to be treated with antibiotics. In fact, even babies who are one day old and very small, premature babies...
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Adverse drug events can range from minor stomach ailments, like nausea and vomiting, to more serious consequences that may be life-threatening and...