A 42-year-old member asked:
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does penicillin induced pseudomembranous colitis go away without drugs?

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Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: You're better off taking some form of treatment.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Severity: Most of the time not but if mild may be able to treat with probiotics but would not take a chance. Seek help. It can be serious as in life threatening. www.drlugo.com.
Answered on Feb 18, 2016
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