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I am 29 weeks pregnant and was diagnosed with cervicitis and my doctor prescribed cefasyn 500. Is this antibiotic safe for me to take because I just read about it and it raised some red flags for pregnant woman. Please advice.

Dr.Inthu M 95% (4733ratings)
MBBS, M.S Obstetrics & Gynaecology, F.MAS FELLOWSHIP IN MINIMAL ACCESS SURGERY, D. MAS Dipolma in MINIMAL ACCESS SURGERY, FICRS, Fellowship in COSMETIC GYNAECOLOGY, Diploma in advanced Laparoscopy for Urogynaecology & Gynaec oncology, Basic training course in minimal invasive surgery in Gynaecology, Basics of Colposcopy, Fellowship in Cosmetic Gynaecology, Certificate course in diagnostic ultrasound imaging, Certificate of hands on training in hysteroscopy, Certificate course in diabetes, Fellowship in assisted reproductive technology, Certificate program in aesthetic Medicine, Certificate of operative Hysteroscopy, Certificate course in clinical embryology
Gynaecologist, Chennai
I am 29 weeks pregnant and was diagnosed with cervicitis and my doctor prescribed cefasyn 500. Is this antibiotic saf...
Its supposed to be the safe antibiotics as its category b which means safe in well controlled studies in animal s and not enough randomized control trials in human to prove it safe.
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I have taken cefakind cv 500 tablets due to infection in my ears but I got side effects which is breathing problem. Only 3 doses I have taken in a time gap after 8 hrs. What should I do to get rid of breathing problem?

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Kochi
Hii, cefuroxime+ clavulanic acid (cefakind cv) causing breathing difficulty as a side effect is very very rare. It has never documented so far. But we will see into it. Do you have any nose block, cough when you developed ear infection? A little more information is needed for better assessment.
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Bid Freckles Goodbye With These Tips!

Dr.Lakshmi Manasi 90% (264ratings)
Diploma In Dermatology
Dermatologist, Visakhapatnam
Bid Freckles Goodbye With These Tips!

The complexion of a person is determined by a pigment known as melanin. More the amount of melanin in a person, darker the complexion. The benefit of melanin is effective sun protection, and it prevents damage from sun exposure.

We have noticed people with dark (brown/black) spots that are darker than the surroundings skin. Commonly affected areas are the face, neck, hands, back, etc. These are melanin concentrated areas and become more visible in fair complexioned people. They are caused due to overproduction of melanin by the melanocytes, which are responsible for the production of melanin.

Now, what causes freckles is not clearly established, though the following are proposed.

  1. Exposure to sunlight: The cells responsible for melanin production absorb the sun and therefore produce excessive melanin. This is a natural defence mechanism of the skin.
  2. Ethnicity: Races with white skin are more likely to have freckles than races with darker skin.
  3. Weather: Some people tend to have freckles only in the summer with fairly clear skin during the winter.
  4. Genetics: If your parents or siblings have freckles, the chances of you having it are quite high.
  5. Tanning: Whether by natural means of greater exposure to the sun or artificially done if the salon, increases the chances of developing freckles.

Treatment: There are rumours stating that freckles are “angel kisses,” and “good night charms” and should not be removed as it would bring bad fortune. This is, however, not true and for purely cosmetic reasons, they need to be removed. The commonly affected age group (<30) also is cosmetically sensitive, and therefore the need to treat these.

Prevention is the best and the first solution. Whether by race, heredity, or lifestyle, if you are prone to develop freckles, ensure you are taking the necessary steps to avoid getting freckles in the first place. Avoid sun exposure without sun protection, avoid tanning, and you will be surprised how you can actually prevent freckles. Watch out for weather changes and avoid sun exposure. Reducing the amount of sun exposure can also help in keeping the freckles light, thereby not making too much of a cosmetic concern.

If prevention is not possible, some of the effective treatment measures include:

  1. Topical creams: These contain bleaching agents like Retin-A. One disadvantage though is that it acts on the entire skin and not just the freckles.
  2. Laser: A beam of the laser is used to get rid of the unwanted melanocytes which produce melanin. It also improves skin tone and colour.
  3. Cryotherapy: Liquid nitrogen is used to freeze the melanin-producing cells, thereby removing freckles.

After treating freckles, preventing freckle formation with limiting sun exposure and sun protection is extremely essential. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Freckles - Bid Them Goodbye!

Dr.V.Sethu Raman 88% (237ratings)
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Chennai
Freckles - Bid Them Goodbye!

The complexion of a person is determined by a pigment known as melanin. More the amount of melanin in a person, darker the complexion. The benefit of melanin is effective sun protection, and it prevents damage from sun exposure.

We have noticed people with dark (brown/black) spots that are darker than the surroundings skin. Commonly affected areas are the face, neck, hands, back, etc. These are melanin concentrated areas and become more visible in fair complexioned people. They are caused due to overproduction of melanin by the melanocytes, which are responsible for the production of melanin.

Now, what causes freckles is not clearly established, though the following are proposed.

  1. Exposure to sunlight: The cells responsible for melanin production absorb the sun and therefore produce excessive melanin. This is a natural defence mechanism of the skin.
  2. Ethnicity: Races with white skin are more likely to have freckles than races with darker skin.
  3. Weather: Some people tend to have freckles only in the summer with fairly clear skin during the winter.
  4. Genetics: If your parents or siblings have freckles, the chances of you having it are quite high.
  5. Tanning: Whether by natural means of greater exposure to the sun or artificially done if the salon, increases the chances of developing freckles.

Treatment: There are rumours stating that freckles are “angel kisses,” and “good night charms” and should not be removed as it would bring bad fortune. This is, however, not true and for purely cosmetic reasons, they need to be removed. The commonly affected age group (<30) also is cosmetically sensitive, and therefore the need to treat these.

Prevention is the best and the first solution. Whether by race, heredity, or lifestyle, if you are prone to develop freckles, ensure you are taking the necessary steps to avoid getting freckles in the first place. Avoid sun exposure without sun protection, avoid tanning, and you will be surprised how you can actually prevent freckles. Watch out for weather changes and avoid sun exposure. Reducing the amount of sun exposure can also help in keeping the freckles light, thereby not making too much of a cosmetic concern.

If prevention is not possible, some of the effective treatment measures include:

  1. Topical creams: These contain bleaching agents like Retin-A. One disadvantage though is that it acts on the entire skin and not just the freckles.
  2. Laser: A beam of the laser is used to get rid of the unwanted melanocytes which produce melanin. It also improves skin tone and colour.
  3. Cryotherapy: Liquid nitrogen is used to freeze the melanin-producing cells, thereby removing freckles.

After treating freckles, preventing freckle formation with limiting sun exposure and sun protection is extremely essential. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.

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Hi, my wife got fever, so when consulted to doctor and had urine test, found she had urine infection so doctor suggested some medicines (UTIKIT - probiotic and probiotic capsules and Cefakind 250). Doctor also advised to get urine test done for me to see if there is any infection, so I had too done the urine test but my doctor is unavailable and out of station for 2 weeks. So I am posting the report details here, so please check and suggest me if I too had any infection and if so please suggest what to do. Report Result: Specimen: Urine Smear Report (Gram Strain): 3-5 pus cells, 1-2 epithelial cells and Gram negative Bacilli were seen. Isolate - 1: klebsiella oxytoca COLONY COUNT: >1, 00, 000/ml ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY Highly Sensitive to: Amikacin, Aztreonam, Cefepime, Cefotoxime, Ceftazidime, Ceftriaxone, Cefuroxime, Gentamicin, Imipenem, Levofloxacin, Netillin, piperacillin/Tazobactam. Moderately Sensitive to: Cefoperazone Resistant to: Amoxyclav, Ampicillin/Sulbactam cefaclor, Cefixime cefpodoxime, ciprofloxacin co trimoxazole nalidixic acid, nitrofurantoin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, tetracycline ********* End of Report ********** Please examine above report and advise me if I too had any infection and if so what medications? Thanks in advance.

Dr.Subhash Tiwari 92% (806ratings)
PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
Hi, my wife got fever, so when consulted to doctor and had urine test, found she had urine infection so doctor sugges...
Going by the reports, you need to treat both simultaneously and avoid coitus till future samples from both of you show no growth on culture. Treatment from your physician with a drug from the most sensitive to antibiotic group for sufficient duration is mandatory.
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Try Homeopathy to Bid Goodbye to Pimples and Acne

MD (Homoeopathy), DHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Delhi
Try Homeopathy to Bid Goodbye to Pimples and Acne

Acne and pimples do not usually have easy solutions or quick remedies.When it comes to treatment of acnes and pimples, Homeopathic medicines are considered the most effective and paramount. Homeopathic cure does not intend to quick-fix acne and pimples. The objective being the correction of inner causes, it allows the pimples to heal slowly on their own instead of taking any medicine of high dose.

Homeopathy is, the best way to cure acnes and pimples. Popular Homeopathic Remedies for Acne and Pimples Here is a list of the most common solutions for acne and pimples and what they indicate:

1. Pulsatilla - For cases where the intake of rich junk food and indigestion are the causes of acne.

  • Also in cases of girls suffering from menstrual problems
  • Symptoms include decreased thirst.
  • Patient is usually very sensitive to heat

2. Sulphur- It is a very common cure, especially for chronic cases of acne

  • The eruptions cause great pain.
  • They are present in the form of abscesses.
  • Patient is vulnerable to cold and pain. Increased rate of perspiration.- Patient tends to get agitated and irritated very easily

3. Silicea- In cases where there is pus formation

  • The best homeopathic medicine for acne
  • Increased rate of perspiration. The patient cannot bear cold at all.
  • Skin turns pale and tender.

4. Antimonium Crudum- Formation of tiny red pimples all over the face

  • Very irritable in nature
  • Arthritic pain in fingers and loss of appetite
  • White, thick coating on tongue

5. Nux Vomica- For cases where acne formation is because of gastric disruptions.

  • Skin seems to appear red and blotchy
  • Caused because of having too much spicy food
  • Signs of constipation and over sensitiveness to cold

6. Bovista- Formed due to cosmetic use, especially during summer

  • Skin tends to itch
  • Cheeks swell up and become pale
  • Makes patient restless.

Homeopathy is certainly the best way to deal with and to get rid of unwanted, ugly acne, which ruin your face.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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The Safest Way to Bid Goodbye to Constipation With Homeopathy

Dr.Bhavin Dhamsaniya 92% (59ratings)
BHMS, Diploma In Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS)
Homeopathy Doctor, Rajkot
The Safest Way to Bid Goodbye to Constipation With Homeopathy

We live in a world where technology rules our day-to-day lives and anything that may require manual labour is left to someone else. We usually have help around our homes and offices and hardly have to lift a finger or even our heads, when we are in front of our screens. While the trend of being technologically equipped may be the way forward in today’s world, it also has definitive down-side, it affects our health in many ways.

Those whose jobs require them to be constantly on their seats and who may have to work seated in a single spot for the major part of the day may experience some amount of stomach and digestion issues, which leads to the development of constipation. Constipation is a problem in which people may find it difficult to pass regular stools and may face discomfort in the stomach all through the day. In cases where the problem goes unchecked, it may also lead to greater issues such as piles and fissures, which is why it is important to have the problem treated without delay.

The safest way to bid goodbye to constipation
Many who are under allopathic medication tend to believe that by taking syrups and tablets their health issues will be solved. However, in case of constipation, it is important to understand that conventional medication may be able to provide only temporary relief and the problem may reappear after stopping the medical treatment. In order to be able to get long-term results, it is important to target the root cause of the problem and make sure that the entire digestive system is treated instead of just treating constipation.

One of the safest and most effective types of medication to treat the digestive system and the problem of constipation is to opt for homeopathic medicines that help in addressing the root cause of the issue, without causing any harm to the organs of the body, as is done by regular allopathic medicines. Homeopathic medicines also make sure that the patient does not feel drained or drowsy and ensures that no side effects are caused.This means that an active body may be able to respond to the medicines in a more effective manner.

Choosing the right practitioner
The growing popularity of homeopathy as a stream of medicine and treatment has made it possible for patients to have more access to it. However, it is also seen that a huge number of non-reliable practitioners also practice this system of medicine. You must ensure that you go to a qualified homeopathy doctor to get the correct dose and course of treatment. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Which is a better antibiotic to have for typhoid. Augmentin Duo 650 mg or Ceftum 500. Thank you.

Dr.Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (33886ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Both are different. And have their own merits and demerits. Better take according to your physician advise. These are antibiotics and not peppermint. Should never be taken without proper Consult. The dose and duration are very crucial.
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