What antibiotics should be used for gum disease?

Answer Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is a serious bacterial infection of the gums and/or bone that surround and support teeth. Gum disease can affect one or several teeth, and it begins when the ba... Read More »

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Can antibiotics treat mad cow disease?

Hmm. Good question. I believe the answer is no. Mad cow disease is not cause by bacteria, but by prions. Prions cannot be treated with antibiotics because they are proteins, not living cells. My kn... Read More »

Are antibiotics used to combat viral disease?

No, antibiotics won't kill viruses, they only work on bacterial infections. You need an antiviral for a viral infection.

I was taking antibiotics for frontal sinus disease and I now feel crap. Is it working?

For me it looks more that you're allergic against the antibiotics, but it might be that you're not used to the dose of it and it will get better. Normally I would ask the doctor immediately but wha... Read More »

My cheesy doctor says I have Assburgers Disease. Does that mean it has progressed to Asscheeseburgers Disease?