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I wonder if it an an allergic reaction to antibiotics? by Kris L. Posted Sun 08 Mar 2009 11:21am Kara today, the rash is fading. Thank you all for your comments, I have been scouring the web (it being a weekend, the doctors offices are not open) and I have seen similar rashes on kids who had allergic reactions to Amoxicillin, which Kara was on. I found this blog http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/lauramb/59912/ and it appea ... Read on »
MIA 2012: Campagna JD, et al. The use of cephalosporins in penicillin-allergic patients: a literature review. J Emerg Med. 2012 by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 01 Jan 2013 4:28pm Bottom Line For patients with penicillin (PCN) allergies, it is safe to administer third- and fourth-generation cephalosporins (CPN) with no fear of cross reaction.  Use of first- and second-generation CPN should only be avoided when the penicillin antibiotic shares structurally similar R1 side chains.  Why It’s Impo ... Read on »
Treating Pneumonia by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 22 Mar 2012 10:51am This article discusses community acquired pneumoniaInflammation of one or both lungs., a serious illness that is responsible for almost 10% of all chest infections in the UK. This will be helpful to anyone suffering from the symptoms of pneumonia who woul ... Read on »
Red, Itchy Rash? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 10:02pm NIH News in Health You’ve probably had a rash at some point or another, whether from poison ivy or the chickenpox or something more unusual. Why does your skin break out in red blotches like that? More important, is there anything you can do about it? We often think of the skin as a barrierit keeps the insides of o ... Read on »
Amoxicillin, Antifungals, Antiemetics the three A's of Chronic Infection by Neo-Conduit Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:08pm  Last week the symptoms started again of Urinary Infection. I had been symptomatic for a few days by the time I saw my Surgeon. The plan this time was to do a Urine Test get good sensitivities, rather than just hit me with the usual ineffective regime. It has only been a month since I was last in having Intravenous Gentamicin and Am ... Read on »
Pediatric Ear Infection: Updated AAP Treatment Guidelines by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 07 Mar 2013 12:00am Laurie Barclay, MD Feb 25, 2013   Print Email Editors' Recommendations Parents' Assessment of Earache Pain in Children May Be Unreliable Management of Acute Otitis Media Without Antibiotics Has Not Increased AAP Guidelines for Acute Otitis Media Drug & Reference ... Read on »
The Surgery! by BionicallyYours Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:12am The morning started off as sort of a fiasco. I was worried my surgery would be canceled, because my mom was fighting traffic after a late start from her town to my boyfriend's town. The distance between both is about a hour long! My check-in time at the surgery pavilion (It sounds so fancy, "pavilion!" Like "Please head to the Surgery Pavilion, t ... Read on »
Medical Adventures with Miss Banana: Pilot Episode by Carrie R. Posted Thu 25 Feb 2010 8:03pm We are starting a new feature here on "Life As We Know It"...I know I've talked about her medical problems before, but she has had so many episodes, that I thought we would just give them their own feature so hopefully everyone can keep it straight--and for those of you that don't want to know the ins and outs of Miss B's doctor craziness, you ca ... Read on »
The Surgery! by BionicallyYours Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm The morning started off as sort of a fiasco. I was worried my surgery would be canceled, because my mom was fighting traffic after a late start from her town to my boyfriend's town. The distance between both is about a hour long! My check-intime at the surgery pavilion (It sounds so fancy, "pavilion!" Like "Please head to the Surgery Pavilion, to g ... Read on »
Antibiotics in nutshell!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:13pm An antibiotic is a substance or compound that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be broadly classified as either bactericidal or bacteriostatic. Bactericidals kill bacteria directly where bacteriostatics prevent cell division. Antibiotics which target the bacterial cell wall (penicillins, cephalosporins), or cell membrane (po ... Read on »