Antibiotic resistance

What is Antibiotic resistance?

Bacterial growth in the presence of antibiotics is slowed. When bacteria are resistant then the antibiotic may not be as effective.

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Regarding treatment for acne

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In inflammatory acne i.e either pustular or...

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hi i was in the hospital for 10 days and shared a bathroom with a woman who had an antibiotic resistant bacterial infection. she also had her toes...

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Hello,
Thanks for the query.
this appears like a fungal infection.
bacterial infections are usually not associated with itch.
you can apply oint...

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my 9 month old daughter is suffering from back to back cold for the third time now...... she gets cold, we give her antibiotics and she gets well....

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You are right - antibiotic resistance is a serious problem

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Hi...You are right - antibiotic resistance is a serious...

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