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Treated with vancomycin for infection. does this mean if i ever get any infection again it will be resistant to any drugs? im scared

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Dr. Eric Fete
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
No: one time use shouldn't affect things too much. Getting put on numerous antibiotics over and over again increases the risk of your body harboring resistant bacteria.

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