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Cystitis Treatment

Cystitis symptoms

Cystitis is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI) where bacteria causes the bladder to become inflamed. It is common in women, with 1 in 3 experiencing the infection at some point in their lives. The symptoms can be mild and disappear by themselves...

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Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease is a common affliction which mostly affects young women who are sexually active. Find out more about this infection, what causes it and how to treat it. 

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How does the contraceptive pill work?

The contraceptive pill is a popular method of hormonal contraception used by millions of women in the UK. There are two different types; the combined pill and the progesterone-only mini pill. Both of these types contain versions of the progesterone h...

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Bacterial Cystitis: When to see a doctor

Bacterial cystitis is inflammation of the bladder, usually caused by a urinary tract infection (UTI). Cystitis is experienced by around 40% of women in the UK and, in most cases, is more annoying than dangerous.

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Antibiotic Guardianship

Antibiotics are used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. There a many different types of antibiotics which treat different types of infection, so you should always seek a doctor’s advice on whether you should take them, and which one is a...

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What is the Correct Nitrofurantoin Dosage?

Your doctor may prescribe Nitrofurantoin to treat a urinary tract infection. However, this drug can be used to combat a host of bacterial infections. Due to the risk of side effects, though, you need to be careful about the amount of the drug you tak...

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Oxytetracycline Side Effects

The majority of side effects associated with Oxytetracycline are mild and will usually resolve as your body gets used to them. If they worsen as you continue to take the drug, then let your doctor know.

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Oxytetracycline and Alcohol

Oxytetracycline is an antibiotic that can be used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. Your doctor may prescribe it for urinary infections, for acne, gonorrhoea or a number ...

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