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Posts tagged with ‘antibiotics’

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  • A woman frowning and grabbing her lower abdomen while sitting on the couch

    Chronic Pelvic Pain

    Chronic pelvic pain can be caused by multiple medical conditions, many of which can be treated or managed with proper…

  • Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by a tick bite.

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a rare disease that irritates and inflames the blood vessels in your skin.

  • Small child taking medicine

    Antibiotics: When They Can and Can't Help

    Antibiotics are medicines prescribed by your doctor to treat infections. Overuse can lead to antibiotic resistance.

  • Young boy having his throat swabbed

    Rheumatic Fever

    Rheumatic fever is a rare disease. It usually doesn’t happen in the United States. It’s tied to the bacteria that…

  • Nurse checking child's throat

    Rapid Strep Test

    Strep throat is an infection caused by the Group A streptococcus bacteria. The infection occurs in the throat and…

  • Cat and Dog Bites

    Cat and dog bites are common injuries. A family pet or a stray animal could bite you. But you can…

  • two doctors in scrubs washing hands

    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a subset of bacterial (staph) infection of the skin.

  • Woman with bacterial vaginosis dressed in blue silk nightgown with hands covering her crotch and lower abdomen

    Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. Researchers do not completely understand…

  • Chlamydia

    Chlamydia

    Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that affects both men and women. It is spread through oral, vaginal, or anal…

  • 3d image of red first aid box against white background

    What do I need in my first aid kit?

    A well-prepared first aid kit is an important tool in treating minor injuries that commonly occur at home and when…

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