A 35-year-old female asked:
what are the effects of constantly taking antibiotics on children?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Hematology
A big: Concern that ultimately resistant infections will develop. Change in flora can lead to other issues like c diff colitis.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Can a child get sick again, while he is taking antibiotics?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes.: Viral illnesses are totally insensitive to antibiotics.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2017
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