Treatment for whooping cough in adults involves taking a regimen of antibiotics, generally erythromycin or an antibiotic in the erythromycin family, according to WebMD. Azithromycin, clarithromycin or trimethoprim-sulfam... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Persistent coughing is the most common symptom of whooping cough in an adult, according to Mayo Clinic. Other possible symptoms include those similar to the common cold such as a runny nose, irritated and watery eyes, fe... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Whooping cough, which is also called pertussis, can affect anyone in any age group. However, in babies and young children, whooping cough can be very serious and may require hospitalization. Nearly half of the children u... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treatment options for otitis media effusion in adults vary but may include antibiotics and surgery, according to MedlinePlus. The doctor may prescribe antibiotics if fluid remains behind the eardrum for eight weeks or lo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Home treatment for aspiration pneumonia involves taking antibiotics or cough medicine, using inhalers and nebulizers, or using a humidifier or vaporizer, according to It is also important to stop smoking, main... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treatment for chlamydia requires a prescription because antibiotics are the required treatment, as WebMD points out. Antibiotics frequently prescribed to treat chlamydia include amoxicillin, azithromycin, doxycycline, er... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treatment for painful or burning urination depends on the underlying cause, but the most common treatment option is antibiotics to cure a urinary tract infection, according to eMedicineHealth. Individuals should not try ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases