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A 35-year-old female asked:

what are the effects of constantly taking antibiotics on children?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A big: Concern that ultimately resistant infections will develop. Change in flora can lead to other issues like c diff colitis.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Provided original answer
C diff is overgrowth of a toxin producing bug which causes severe diarrhea
Apr 7, 2013

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Can a child get sick again, while he is taking antibiotics?

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Yes.: Viral illnesses are totally insensitive to antibiotics.

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