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Bartonella Hensalae – Friday Pop Quiz 1/7/2022
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Which antibiotic is best to treat this condition caused by Bartonella hensalae? A. Erythromycin B. Ceftriaxone C. Clindamycin D. Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxasole E. Fluconazole To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks.   …
Antibiotics and Acne: the Bad, the Good, and the Brand New
Acne & Antibiotics
by James J. Contestable, MD on
Tomorrow when we arrive into clinic (or this afternoon if you are reading this during your lunch break), we will invariably be greeted with patients who struggle with one of the most common diseases we treat – acne.  More than likely, we will reach for topical retinoids, topical antibiotics, and the occasional systemic antibiotic.  Evidence supports the short-term use of systemic antibiotics t …