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Azithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat infections of the ear and throat, pneumonia, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and traveler's diarrhea. It works by preventing the bacteria from multiplying. Vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea are the common side effects of this medicine.

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Please suggest the treatment for chlamydia trachomatis infection.

Query: Hi doctor, I got tested for Chlamydia trachomatis and got my report. It gives out the value as 2.2411 and the safety zone is 0.08. I would like you to suggest me the treatment. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhi Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please upload your test results for my reference. Thank you. Revert back with the reports to a sexologist online -->  Read Full »

I have had an infection in my vulva. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from an infection in my vulva for the last 60 days. Having severe itching, redness, and inflammation on superficial skin, like urticaria or hives, but I am not sure what type of infection I have. My doctor said that this was a fungal infection and gave me a tablet ...  Read Full »

Dr. Gohel Harshul Maheshbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your history is suggestive of bacterial infection. And it should also be ruled out. But till then, we can start prophylaxis therapy. It is also to be evaluated for your sexual habits and any recent or past infection of your male partner. If possible, follow up with com...  Read Full »

How to cure cough triggered by exposure to cold weather?

Query: Hello doctor,My father is 78 years old and has a little cough for about a week after he went out in the cold without covering up. He is not coughing throughout the day but does, especially while sleeping or early in the morning. He is not coughing out phlegm. Earlier too he has such weather changes ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems he has an upper respiratory infection. A course of Azithromycin-500 capsules once for three days will be reasonable. It is an antibiotic commonly prescribed for a respiratory infections. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start takin...  Read Full »

I got fever after being in water wearing a tampon. Do I have TSS?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old female, I am traveling, and a week back I went on a canyoning adventure while I was on my period. I wore a tampon for nearly eight hours while going in and out of the river water. The water was flowing so I hoped there would not be much dangerous bacteria, but I am w...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Let me get few facts straight, toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a complication of using tampons, but it is not the commonest complication. So you have to rule out other common causes. You have a risk of TSS if you do not change tampons for days, or have unhygienic methods ...  Read Full »

What to do for blocked ear due to excessive cough and sore throat?

Query: Hello doctor, Sometimes, I feel my left ear is blocked. It is shut when I got too much of cough and bad throat. What should I do? Please tell me.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is due to upper respiratory tract infection. We usually prescribe tablet Azee (Azithromycin) 500 mg once a day for three days along with tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg before breakfast for three days. Also, syrup Alex (Phenylephrine, Chlorpheniramine Maleate, and Dex...  Read Full »

My child have fever. How much Azithromycin can be given?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 6-year-old son and he weighs 39.6 pounds. He has a tonsils infection. He has a high fever and I am giving him Meftal P every eight hours and Paracetamol three times daily after food as per prescription. Also, the doctor prescribed Azithromycin 200 mg syrup for him. But, from t...  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Azithromycin dose for children is 4.5 mg per pound single dose per day for three days. So, you can give a total of 180 to 200 mg per day that is 0.1 fluid ounce of 60 mg/mL syrup once daily for three days. I would suggest you go for Amoxyclav (Amoxicillin and Clavulani...  Read Full »

Why do I get continuous cough with climatic changes?

Query: Hello doctor, Every year during summer and winter, I face problems with continuous cough (irrespective of the type of food I consume). I am having an allergy to both dust and smoke. I got a lot of gas generation and irregular motion again irrespective of the food I take. I am a 51-year-old male wi...  Read Full »

Dr. Shah Sushma Kant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Such type of cough is called allergic cough which occurs in a particular time. Gas formation is due to irregular bowel habits. Advice: Hot saline gargle before breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Stop fried things, it enhances the problem. Are you hypertensive? Check out y...  Read Full »

Is there any antibiotic or treatment available to remove smell from mouth and bad breath?

Query: Hi doctor, I always have bad breath and a smelling mouth. Recently, I found stinky tonsil stones. Is there any antibiotic or treatment available to cure it?  Read Full »

Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Bad breath or halitosis is a problem where the breath is smelly. It has some causes from food to some disorders. As you have tonsil stones, you can have infections in it. It can be treated by using antibiotics. If you have a recurrent infection in the tonsil, then I sug...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for throat congestion and irritation?

Query: Hi doctor, I suffer from a cough, irritation in the throat, and mild pain. I feel feverish but do not have an actual fever. Temperature variation is a problem where I live, and I travel around 50 km daily by bus. I am also a smoker. I usually get into this trouble at least twice a year during season...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is again an episode of upper respiratory tract infection. The prescription would be the same. You first try azithromycin once a day for five days. If it does not respond, then I suggest Amoxicillin. I also suggest betadine gargles and sy...  Read Full »

I suffer from a severe sore throat with swollen tonsils. How to recover?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female, and I have an extremely sore throat, mainly on the left side. The roof of my mouth and tonsils are swollen. They are red but do not have any patches. I do not have a fever. I have pain while talking and swallowing. I also have body aches. The throat pain starte...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like some more detail. From when are you having these symptoms? Do you have any associated cough, fever, chills, sinus pain or pressure, ear ache or discharge, and post-nasal drip? Does anybody around you have the same symptoms? Would you be able to take a pict...  Read Full »

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