Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. It is used to treat diseases caused by bacteria, like bronchitis, pneumonia, pulpitis, gonorrhea, tonsillitis, etc. Amoxicillin along with other medicines are used to treat peptic ulcers caused by H.pylori bacteria.

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Can blood in sputum be caused by excess clearing of throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I had pneumonia two years ago and I have recovered from it after taking antibiotics for 10 days. Two months back, I had bronchitis and a milder form of pneumonia. After a week of antibiotics I felt much better. Now, my main concern is that I have excessive phlegm with some traces of bl...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bronchitis itself can cause blood in sputum (hemoptysis). This happens due to rupture of minute blood vessels due to excessive coughing. In such case, it is very important to rule out any pneumonia, tuberculosis and lung malignancy. The supplements you have men...  Read Full »

I have had ear pain from an injury while cleaning ear wax; none of the eardrops I took relieved my pain. Will taking Amoxicillin help?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having stinging ear pain, most likely caused due to an injury while cleaning ear wax. As a result the doctor first prescribed ear drops and pain killers which did not work. I have resorted to amoxicillin which I have taken after lunch today. Should I wait for the results to se...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What dose of Amoxicillin are you taking? If you are taking the right dose at the right time as per your weight, then it is fine. But otherwise, under-dosage or over-dosage can do more harm than good. Which ear drops are you using? You should use only antibiotic drops...  Read Full »

Are rash and lymph node swelling after oral sex signs of ARS?

Query: Hi doctor,I gave oral sex to a man, whose HIV status was unknown, six weeks ago. I have now rash under both armpits and a swollen lymph node in my neck. I am attaching pictures of the rash and the lymph node. Could this be ARS?  Read Full »


Dr. Sushma Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Oral sex has the least possibility of ARS (acute retroviral syndrome). I do not think you have ARS. Do you have dandruff or an earache or a toothache? Do you have a history of a cold or a...  Read Full »

Can I take Amoxicillin for my severe headache and suspected viral infection in my throat?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a severe ongoing headache, it feels like my sinuses are blocked, and my face hurts. Also, my throat hurts, and I have difficulty swallowing and a high BP of 170/100 mm of Hg (I usually have 140/90 mm of Hg). This has been going on for two days and not getting better. I had a blo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Antibiotics can be taken but make sure these antibiotics are not expired. Take only after meals, not more than twice a day, and you should not continue for more than five days. Firstly, I would suggest you do the sa...  Read Full »

Does sinusitis usually cause loss of taste?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old female, non smoker. I had a sinus infection as a result of cold nearly two months ago. I was put on Doxycycline for two weeks and then a steroid nasal spray when the inflammation in my nose had not resided. I can smell things quite clearly up close to my nose but canno...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We will help you alleviate the problem. I understand that you are a 40 year old otherwise healthy lady suffering from sinus infection. You perceive smells close up your nose but have decreased taste sensation. You are worried about when the taste sensation will return a...  Read Full »

My flu symptoms seem to be getting worse. What should I do to feel better?

Query: Hello doctor,I became sick yesterday, and it just seems to be getting worse. I can barely stay awake. I have flu-like symptoms, including severe aches in muscles and joints, pain and tiredness around the eyes, weakness or extreme fatigue, warm, flushed skin, red and watery eyes, a headache, sore thr...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. This is the flu season, and winter started out of nowhere. This sudden change in weather leads to more flu cases than cold weather, which kicks in gradually. People are not acclimatized yet, so it is highly suggested to observe all ...  Read Full »

My 3-year-old baby developed an Amoxicillin rash that has spread to the thighs and cheeks. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago, it all started with a cold bug; after a week, she mentioned her ears bugging her, and we noticed a slight difficulty in hearing. Suspected ear infection after three weeks, but the pediatrician advised that we may not be able to link it, and urgent care dismissed it, saying...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakashchandra Nagar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the information provided, she developed an ear infection and recovered with Amoxycillin, but developed some skin rash and cough and also got fever in between. Is the rash itchy? Are these rashes raised above the skin? Is she has any swelling on the side of the n...  Read Full »

Can you suggest a medicine for wet feeling in the anus?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had some wet feelings in the anus for the past one year. I had both colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy. The doctor said everything was fine. They said probably the wet feeling is due to sweat. But, I feel it is some liquid discharge from the anus skin. Can you suggest some medication?  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: HI, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern.It is better to take discharge over a swab and send it for culture and sensitivity. If you have any growth over it, then get treated based on the sensitivity.  Read Full »

Are my chest congestion and mild chest pain from the past four days due to COVID-19?

Query: Hi doctor,I have some symptoms with chest congestion for the past four days. I have mild chest pain. I am staying in bed and taking Tamiflu and Amoxicillin 2500 mg for few days. I have some improvement now. But I feel tired even after going for walk for five minutes. I do not have fever, chills, cou...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding COVID-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2), it presents with dry cough and fever. Later it turns into breathlessness. As you do not have a fever and having a productive cough, COVID-19 is ruled out in you. You seem to have an allergic cough or ...  Read Full »

While breastfeeding, can I get my damaged tooth out?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a 4-month-baby boy. I am doing breastfeeding. My tooth is entirely damaged. So I am planning to remove my tooth. Is it correct or not? I am taking medicine for it. Please tell me a suggestion.  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is better to remove a damaged tooth. You can take some antibiotics and painkiller medicines. Take Amoxicillin 500 mg for three days after extraction. It does not affect your kid. Ask your dentist about particular medications while breastfeeding. For more information...  Read Full »

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