Co-trimoxazole

Co-trimoxazole is a combination antibiotic drug containing Trimethoprim and Sulfamethoxazole, which is used in the treatment of bacterial infections like bronchitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, intestinal infections, ear infections, and traveler's diarrhea. It is available in tablet and suspension form, and should be taken twice daily but can also be taken upto four times a day. It acts by hindering the bacterial growth.

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What does culture report showing Nocardia positive mean?

Query: Hello doctor, A few weeks ago I went to the doctor with an open skin wound on my face. I was cultured as it looked like Staph infection and given antibiotics. I ended up putting raw, unfiltered honey on the wound and it cleared up in the next three days. There is only a small red scar now. The cultu...  Read Full »


Dr. Manish Purohit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern, but I require some more information. What specimen you had given for culture and in how many days it came back positive? What are the antibiotics you had taken earlier? How did you get that skin wound? Revert back with the answers to the ab...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for UTI in a 6-month-old baby.

Query: Hi doctor, My son has been suffering with pain while urinating. He is a 6 month old baby boy. Here a local doctor did a urine test and said as Escherichia coli urinary tract infections. What is the proper treatment for this?  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the report, your child is having urinary tract infection, which is resistant to many oral antibiotics. The only oral antibiotic it is sensitive to is Co-trimoxazole that is Septran. You can start a course of Septran for at least seven days and repeat a urin...  Read Full »

What is microscopic hematuria?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a software professional. I work in shifts from 2 PM to 11:30 PM. Recently, I got a complete health check-up done and found to have microscopic hematuria. Before this health check-up, I used to take medicines for headaches (Saridon and Headset tablets). I used to drink alcohol thr...  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and except for the microscopic hematuria, all your reports are fine and there is nothing to worry about. Regarding the microscopic hematuria, it could be due to subclinical UTI (U...  Read Full »

How to cure Moraxella catarrhalis infection?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 2 years old. Eight months before, she had ear discharge. It was diagnosed as acute otitis media and she was treated with antibiotics such as Lindacin, etc. A week after the completion of antibiotics, again she had the same problem for about three months. Then, the ENT spec...  Read Full »


Dr. Uphar Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The thing is Moraxella catarrhalis infects primarily in childhood and is very virulent and highly drug resistant. Treatment for the same is quite difficult and frankly speaking very long drawn, requiring surgical debridement in many cases. This can raise CRP very high ind...  Read Full »

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