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My 93 year old Mother has pseudomonas. The doctor tried creams since July and it has progressively gotten worse. They only discovered it was pseudomonas a week ago.
My Mother was on an antibiotic for a urinary infection and they lengthened the prescription for a few more days.
They have been using the silver lining on her since October but she presently isn’t on an antibiotic.
I read the following and wondered why she isn’t still on an antibiotic.
If you have a mild form of pseudomonas, your doctor can prescribe a course of antibiotics. Depending on where your infection is, this medicine could be in the form of a cream, eye drops or ear drops, or pills you take by mouth.
A severe infection may require weeks of antibiotics that you’ll be given through an IV. Every pseudomonas bacteria is slightly different, and strains are constantly changing, so these types of infections can be hard to treat. Many times, you may need to take more than one kind of antibiotic.