Author: Jessica Guht
Jessica is a medical writer with an unquenched thirst to discover something new. She believes that medical content should be accessible to everyone and strives to write content that every single person can understand. When Jessica isn’t writing, she can usually be found reading a book with a dog cuddled in her lap. Jessica has a Masters of Engineering degree in Biomedical Engineering.
Can Beer Cause a Yeast Infection?
Yeast infections are notably unpleasant conditions resulting from an overgrowth of the yeast naturally found in the body. Knowing this, it’s common to wonder if foods and beverages high in yeast, such as beer, can cause a yeast infection. In short, while beer does not always cause a yeast infection, it can increase the risk… Continue reading Can Beer Cause a Yeast Infection?
Jessica Guht Apr. 12, 2023
Can a Yeast Infection Cause Back Pain?
While back pain is not one of the most common symptoms of a yeast infection, some people may still experience it. However, there are many potential causes of back pain, so it does not always indicate a yeast infection. Because of this, it is best to be aware of the other possibilities and use any… Continue reading Can a Yeast Infection Cause Back Pain?
Jessica Guht Apr. 11, 2023
Bactrim for UTIs: Uses, Dosage & Side Effects
As one of the most common infections, UTIs have a range of antibiotics available as potential treatments. One of these options is Bactrim, which is also one of the most commonly prescribed treatments. However, increasing antibiotic resistance may no longer make this the best option. Let’s discuss how Bactrim works, when it is a good… Continue reading Bactrim for UTIs: Uses, Dosage & Side Effects
Jessica Guht Apr. 10, 2023
How to Cure a UTI Without Antibiotics?
UTIs are one of the most common types of infections, and antibiotics are their standard treatment. However, some people may want to avoid antibiotics and instead try an alternative treatment, especially those with recurrent infections or a history of antibiotic resistance. In this guide, we have compiled various alternatives to antibiotics for UTI treatment and… Continue reading How to Cure a UTI Without Antibiotics?
Jessica Guht Apr. 10, 2023
Augmentin For UTIs: Dosage, Side Effects, and More
UTIs are among the most common bacterial infections, making antibiotics effective treatments against them. Even more, there are different types of antibiotics used to treat UTIs based on infection type, severity, and safety. One antibiotic used to treat UTIs is Augmentin, but many may wonder what sets Augmentin apart from the others. Through this guide,… Continue reading Augmentin For UTIs: Dosage, Side Effects, and More
Jessica Guht Apr. 06, 2023
Blood in Urine From a Uti: Is It Normal?
As the second most common type of infection, UTIs are well-known, especially among women. One prominent symptom of a UTI is blood in the urine, and while this can appear concerning, it only indicates that infection is present. Still, a UTI is not the only cause of blood in the urine, and it is best… Continue reading Blood in Urine From a Uti: Is It Normal?
Jessica Guht Apr. 05, 2023
Amoxicillin Rash: What It Is, What It Looks Like, and How to Treat It
Amoxicillin is a common antibiotic prescribed for a range of bacterial infections. Most antibiotics have a rash as a side effect, but amoxicillin, in particular, causes a rash more frequently than other antibiotics. Still, an amoxicillin rash is not indicative of allergies, and in many cases, there is no need to worry about it. Let’s… Continue reading Amoxicillin Rash: What It Is, What It Looks Like, and How to Treat It
Jessica Guht Apr. 04, 2023
Can Antibiotics Make Your Period Late or Affect Them at All?
Antibiotics are the standard treatment for bacterial infections, but some women may notice that their period is late after taking them. This can lead many to wonder if antibiotics have any effect on your menstrual cycle, and if they can cause a period to be late. While a natural thought process, antibiotics, in general, do… Continue reading Can Antibiotics Make Your Period Late or Affect Them at All?
Jessica Guht Apr. 03, 2023
Can Antibiotics Cause Constipation?
Prescribed as a treatment for bacterial infections, antibiotics do a great job of killing harmful bacteria. However, they sometimes do their job too well and also kill the beneficial bacteria in your body, especially those found in the gut. One complication of this is constipation, which is defined by infrequent and painful bowel movements. No… Continue reading Can Antibiotics Cause Constipation?
Jessica Guht Mar. 29, 2023
Can Online Doctors Prescribe Controlled Substances?
Getting a prescription from a doctor in person these days can be time-consuming and result in long wait times. This is why many people are often interested in exploring telehealth prescriptions. This has become particularly popular in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic which made it difficult for patients to access prescriptions they required in… Continue reading Can Online Doctors Prescribe Controlled Substances?
Jessica Guht Mar. 17, 2023
Can Online Doctors Write Prescriptions?
If you are worried about medical symptoms or a physical condition that has been impacting your life for more than a couple of weeks, then you might want to speak to a doctor about a possible prescription. Unfortunately, these days, it can be difficult to access a doctor for an in-person evaluation. That’s why you… Continue reading Can Online Doctors Write Prescriptions?
Jessica Guht Mar. 16, 2023