A 43-year-old member asked:
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okay to take antibiotic for 7 months?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
It depends...: ...on the antibiotic and the reason for treatment. Some infections require antibiotic treatment for many months or even years -- and rarely, for life. OTOH, you should not take any antibiotic for such a prolonged period unless prescribed. If you have concerns about your particular infection and the antibiotic(s) prescribed, discuss it with the doctor treating you.
Answered on May 31, 2015

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