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Choosing An Antibiotic For Skin Infectio...

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine on treatment of skin infections compares treatment with trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX, Bactrim or Septra) or clindamycin. Surprisingly, both worked equally well in this 524 patient study, curing about 89% of outpatients with uncomplicated skin infections cellulitis and abscesses, so the authors appear to encourage use […]


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Blood Pressure

Blood pressure readings have two numbers, for example 140/90mmHg. The top number is your systolic blood pressure.