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Hospitalized, given amoxycillin 250mg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   HI,
User :   i would like to chat with
Doctor :  
User :   hi i been to the hospital in emergency last nite i had the check up and in the last i did manange to get the antibiotics they said i dont need it but i got it in the end
User :   is it safe to take antibiotics
Doctor :   May i know what antibiotics are you put on ?
User :   amoxycillin 250mg
Doctor :   good , then
Doctor :   ofcourse its safe
User :   can i take cough medicine with that
Doctor :   yes,
User :   c the doctor said it might kill the good bacteris aswell can i take probiotic youghurt with that
Doctor :   yes, not a problem
Doctor :   and the normal bacteria ( commensals ) in us are not sensitive to the amoxycillin
Doctor :   hence taking amox do not harm
User :   i had a eye problem with this last twodays they said some thing called conjucti i dont no exactly i am taking the drops is it safe to take with this
Doctor :   May i know what drops ?
Doctor :   i think its conjunctivitis
User :   yes
User :   chloramphenicol 0.5/
Doctor :   ok, thats fine
User :   they said its ask me to wash hands after this it means if i touch any other part of my body is not going to harm by mistake
User :   i i mean after applying this drops
User :   r u there
User :   hello
Doctor :   Yes, very much
User :   sorry ?
Doctor :   There is no such problem in touching the drops
User :   mean the injected eyes
Doctor :   Do not worry , the antibiotics are not so dangerous
Doctor :   may be the dosing and use of them has to be of a good prctice
Doctor :   Very rarely some antibiotics do present with sideeffects like loose stools and drug specific effects
User :   it ill go away is it .......see doctor i got some personal question to ask i hope its confidential can i ask
Doctor :   yes, please feel free to ask anything about health
User :   i said the bacteria might not go the ears or any other place if i touch it after i touched the infected eyes]
Doctor :   actually it depends on the bacteria
Doctor :   some strains restrict themselves in infecting eye only but some do spread by touch to other parts
Doctor :   hence its always advisable to wash hands after touching an infective foci
User :   see after i had this fly my penis is dry and even my body is so dehydrated i got the worries of taking medicines wheather it will affect my manhood or fertility i dont worry about anything else i just worried abt these two thing i am very sexually active after i had this bug i fell like i am not felling anythinh may be because of dody is run down
Doctor :   not at all , the infection causing infertility are very very rare and one causing impotence do not exist as i know
Doctor :   you are just being more anxious
Doctor :   there is no such harm
Doctor :   even if you get a bacterial infection you can get balanitis ( infection of the glans penis ) or urethritis at the most but never impotence
User :   i never had this problem i had a mate he worries for small thing i thing i copied from him i am very well and fit guy i goto gym regularly i started worrying about this very much
Doctor :   take it out of your mind , the more conscious you become the more obsessed you get and it will harm your psychology
User :   i dont get any bacterial infection because i have touched the infected eye and touched my penis to go for a wee
Doctor :   yes, you will not
User :   ok doctor may be why is so dry and i dont feel anything for last couple of days
Doctor :   Cold climate can be a cause , winter inhibits oil ( sebacious ) secretion leading to dryness
User :   and after taking this antibiotics my body is so dehaydrated and what iill be the good idea to keep it hydrated
Doctor :   consume more water and juices , better one with glucose and salt at same time
Doctor :   and you can apply pertroleum jelly or vasalin lotion
User :   ok doctor thanks is it normal for anyone to be low on sexdrive when they r not felling well
User :   temporarily i mean
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   as any kind of infection is a stressful period , yes low libido can be expected
User :   low lidio mean
Doctor :   sex drive
User :   ok doctor last question before how many days more rest still i need ? i got little bit of coughing as well what u sugges t i ma going to take this antibiotics for 5 days and the cough syrup aswell and the eye problem they ask me take it for 5 days aswell whaen can i have thing back to normal
Doctor :   once you are symptom free, you are free to do all your regular works
User :   means thinks like to got gym to do things on a full phase
Doctor :   yes,
User :   can i go tommorow or better to take rest for another couple of days
Doctor :   if the cough and the pain in the flank are not there now then you can go , if not take rest til the symptoms go off completely
User :   i hope your not frustated by my questions thank for all the support you have given me its much apperciated
Doctor :   no at all , i am here to help you
Doctor :   infact I am sorry as i could not get to you last time as i was very busy chatting with others
User :   i am flying to india in 10 days time doctor in future ill contact you thanks good nite bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me ,kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
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