A 39-year-old female asked:
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i have had a bad sinus infection for weeks. i was put on cipro (ciprofloxacin). then i developed a bladder infection so i was switched to bactrim. then put on doxy?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Clarify the question: To be put on antibiotics for prolonged periods is not ideal but necessary if medical condition demands it. Hope you feel better to get some antibiotic-free time to enjoy life!
Answered on Mar 9, 2017
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