A few weeks ago I was diagnosed with Group B strep. I received a Rocephin shot and a 10 day regimen of amoxicillin. Symptoms are returning. I am NOT pregnant but I have diabetes. I do not have the money to return to the doctor but I have a prescription of Bactrim. Can I take Bactrim for this bacteria.
3 Oct 2013
I have limited knowledge on the subject but I do know that it Group B Strep can vary in severity. The target age range for this particular issue is 60-65+ being the most infected. Group B Strep is found more commonly with people that have other health conditions such as diabetes. The bacteria from the organism can spread to other parts of the body and if not treated and can cause complications from the spread of bacteria to other parts of the body and I am sorry to say in extreme cases this includes death. Managing your health successful with diabetes with careful consideration to glucose levels and losing weight if you suffer from obesity will aid and support recovery. It is normally treated with penicillin.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I am just wondering if there are different makers of amoxicillin - I started with a strep throat and now have a deep almost constant cough and my ...
1 answer • 20 Apr 2010
... appropriate? What would be the benefit of one over the other? Three years ago doctors said amoxicillin was not working for our son and Strep. ...
0 answers • 4 Jun 2011
My doc put me on Amoxy and steroids to conquer my strep throat, at the same time I am to begin flagyl for BV. Is this combo safe and aren't they ...
1 answer • 20 Feb 2013
I felt significantly better 2 and 1/2 days after starting the antibiotic.
2 answers • 9 Dec 2013
Plan B - I have type 2 diabetes and I'm not sure if I can take the pill? Someone answer fast please?
I type 2 diabetes and I had in protected sex last night and I'm scared I might be pregnant but I don't know if I'm able to take the ...
1 answer • 6 Jan 2015