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This medicine is a macrolide antibiotic that treats and prevents infections, and also treats duodenal ulcers caused by H pylori.

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Scrofula is a tuberculous infection of the lymph nodes in the neck.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: October 6, 2012

Cat scratch disease

Cat scratch disease is an infection with Bartonella bacteria that is believed to be transmitted by cat scratches and bites.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: September 1, 2013

Atypical pneumonia

Atypical pneumonia refers to pneumonia caused by certain bacteria, including Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydophila pneumoniae. It is called “atypical” because the symptoms differ from those of pneumonia due to other common bacteria.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: August 30, 2012

Ear infection - acute

Ear infections are one of the most common reasons parents take their children to the doctor. While there are different types of ear infections, the most common is called otitis media, which means an inflammation and infection of the middle ear. The middle ear is located just behind the eardrum.

Diseases and Conditions - Last reviewed: May 16, 2012

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