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Is it a problem if I get 2 different antibiotics at the same time for the same infection?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

Often time, doctors and providers might know you have an infection (cough, fever, abnormal chest x-ray support a diagnosis of pneumonia), but we don't know what bug is causing it.
Because some bugs / bacteria respond to certain antibiotics we might give more than one to attack the most common types of bugs.

In brief: No

Often time, doctors and providers might know you have an infection (cough, fever, abnormal chest x-ray support a diagnosis of pneumonia), but we don't know what bug is causing it.
Because some bugs / bacteria respond to certain antibiotics we might give more than one to attack the most common types of bugs.
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