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About - Doxycycline

By mouth: This medicine is a tetracycline antibiotic that treats infections and anthrax infection after possible exposure. Also used to prevent malaria and treat rosacea or severe acne.

Injection: Treats infections. This medicine is a tetracycline antibiotic.

Subgingival: Treats periodontitis (inflammation or swelling of the tissue supporting the teeth) caused by a bacterial infection. This medicine is a tetracycline antibiotic.

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Lyme disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is spread through the bite of one of several types of ticks.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: February 3, 2014

Urinary tract infection - adults

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection of the urinary tract. The infection can occur at different points in the urinary tract including:

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: August 11, 2013

Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a disease caused by a type of bacteria carried by ticks.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: May 19, 2013

Acne

Acne is a skin condition that causes pimples or "zits." This includes whiteheads, blackheads, and red, inflamed patches of skin (such as cysts).

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: November 20, 2012

Sunburn

A sunburn is reddening of the skin that occurs after you are exposed to the sun or other ultraviolet light.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: May 15, 2013

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