What is the role of antibiotics?
Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. At other times they can be used to treat protozoal infections.
If you cut your finger and take antibiotics for the infection do the antibiotics play a role in bleeding?
NO. Antibiotics, as in this instance have does not affect the bodies coagulation (clotting) abilities. As a reult, it will not impact on "bleeding", be it healing faster or slower. All that will happen as a result of taking anti-biotics, is that any infection that had entered your body via the open wound will be killed.
Yes. But only by antiviral antibiotics, not antibacterial or antifungal or antiprotozoal antibiotics. Most antibiotics are antibacterial: such as penicillin, sulfa, cipro, rocephin, etc. The Herpes Simplex virus is a virus that can be attacked by an antibiotic, such as acyclovir. Just as with antibacterial antibiotics, antiviral antibiotics will become less effective over time as the viruses mutate to become more resistant. Therefore, these antibiotics should be used as judiciously as the other types of…
Chlamydia,Gonorrhea,Syphills and Trichomas are all cured by antibiotics . The bacterial and parasitic STDs are treatable with antibiotics. Bacterial STDs can be treated with antibiotics, such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. All but the viral STDs can be treated with antibiotics. Bacterial and protozoal sexually transmissible infections are treatable with antibiotics.
No, antibiotics are not the right medication for a cold. Antibiotics are for treating bacterial infections. The common cold is caused by a virus, not bacteria, and will not be affected by antibiotics. There may be a situation where a doctor may prescribe antibiotics for a secondary bacterial infection after a cold or flu, but the cold itself can not be treated with antibiotics...it is a waste of money to use them for a cold…