Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) in Chronic & Acute Prostatitis Treatment Chemistry and dosage Indications for Usage Side Effects Pitfalls in the Use of Chronic Prostatitis Chemistry and dosage Cipro is a second-generation quinolone and prior to the availability of Levaquin, Cipro was the most frequently prescribed antibiotic for the initial symptoms of prostatitis. The drug comes in 250, 500 or 750 mg tablet forms, 5% or 10% oral solution and 200 mg or 400 mg vials for intravenous administration.For adults the usually prescribed dose is 500 mg twice daily for two to four weeks. Indications for Ciprofloxacin. Urinary Tract Infections Caused by Escherichia coli, KlebsiellaRead More →

Fabric flower headband tutorial #1 What do you do with crazy baby hair? Kate is at that age where her hair is getting just a little crazy as it grows out. It’s not quite long enough to pull it off her face into a little pony tail on top of her head yet, (which Leah wore for months when she was a baby) so it’s constantly in her eyes. Plus, she tends to eat and then run her hands through her hair, which certainly does not help the baby hair craziness! I have wanted to make her a headband to deal with her unruly babyRead More →

Hepatitis virus panel There are different tests for hepatitis A and B. A positive test is considered abnormal. A positive test may mean: You currently have a hepatitis infection. This may be a new infection (acute hepatitis), or it may be an infection that you have had for a long time (chronic hepatitis). You had a hepatitis infection in the past, but you no longer have the infection and cannot spread it to others. Hepatitis A test results: IgM anti-hepatitis A virus (HAV) antibodies, you have had a recent infection with hepatitis A Total (IgM and IgG) antibodies to hepatitis A, you have a previousRead More →

Welcome Welcome to the HEP Forums. a round-the-clock discussion area for people who have Hepatitis B, C or a co-infection, their friends and family and others with questions about hepatitis and liver health. Check in frequently to read what others have to say, post your comments, and hopefully learn more about how you can reach your own health goals. Privacy Warning. Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion ofRead More →

Hepatitis C Hepatitis C is an infectious blood-borne virus that attacks the liver. In the United States, more than 4 million people have had hepatitis C virus infection; approximately 250,000 of those are children. Hepatitis C is transmitted by exposure to blood and body fluids of an infected person. However, the most frequent source of transmission is direct exposure to infected blood. Risk factors for contracting the virus include: Receiving blood products from an infected person Sharing items such as razors, syringes or needles that may have had blood on them Having unprotected sexual contact The virus can also be transmitted during the perinatal periodRead More →