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Is it ok that my son no take the antibiotics if he sick?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Talk to his doctor

or pediatrician. If you aren't going to give it to him to take ifor a serious bacterial infection, the doctor has to document this in his chart, in case your son gets worse.
You need to discuss WHY he's unable to take it, so that other alternatives can be discussed. Most doctors are resistant to giving antibiotics unless absolutely needed due to risks & resistance.So call now to find out best tx!

In brief: Talk to his doctor

or pediatrician. If you aren't going to give it to him to take ifor a serious bacterial infection, the doctor has to document this in his chart, in case your son gets worse.
You need to discuss WHY he's unable to take it, so that other alternatives can be discussed. Most doctors are resistant to giving antibiotics unless absolutely needed due to risks & resistance.So call now to find out best tx!
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

Many of the illnesses of children and adults are viral and self heal with proper diet/rest.
Antibiotics are neither needed or helpful in these cases. If the kid has a true bacterial infection that needs antibiotics, not taking them could lead to worsening of the illness and death in some cases.

In brief: Depends

Many of the illnesses of children and adults are viral and self heal with proper diet/rest.
Antibiotics are neither needed or helpful in these cases. If the kid has a true bacterial infection that needs antibiotics, not taking them could lead to worsening of the illness and death in some cases.
Dr. James Ferguson
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