Category Archives: Antibiotics

Save money on bladder infections

  Was once enough? No one would voluntarily choose to suffer a second bladder infection. What woman (or man) would want to repeat the burning, the abdominal pain, the frequent urination? Whereas symptoms are reason enough to avoid a recurrence, … Continue reading

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Save ways to save money on sinusitis

  Sinusitis is highly overrated. Picture this scenario. You’re the doctor. Your patient has waited an hour to see you. He complains of congestion, headache, sinus pressure, and post-nasal drainage. Yes, the drainage is yellow. No, he hasn’t missed work. … Continue reading

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Save money on (presumed) spider bites

Image via Wikipedia  If you think you’ve been bitten by a spider, but didn’t see the spider bite you, the bug-bite lesion you’ve attributed to a spider is more likely a MRSA infection. MRSA is methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, a germ that … Continue reading

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