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how long does penicillin takes to lower your immunity?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unusual: Penicillin is an antibiotic, that treats known infection and should not affect immunity? Can become allergic ? Can get new infections with worse germs?
Answered on Oct 5, 2013

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