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I was told to take all my antibiotics for a sinus infection I took them for 2 weeks and forgot to take them for 3 weeks. Do I start taking them again?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Taking them now would be like taking 2 subeffective courses - you should actually see your doctor if your symptoms are not fully resolved and if they return do not just start your leftovers.

In brief: Probably not

Taking them now would be like taking 2 subeffective courses - you should actually see your doctor if your symptoms are not fully resolved and if they return do not just start your leftovers.
Dr. Steven Hill
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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Stopped Antibiotics

Go back to your doctor to get a second, different antibiotic.
The "bugs" change during the course of an infection. A antibiotic should be taken for the full course. If symptoms persist, think "new antibiotic" or "another diagnosis"?.

In brief: Stopped Antibiotics

Go back to your doctor to get a second, different antibiotic.
The "bugs" change during the course of an infection. A antibiotic should be taken for the full course. If symptoms persist, think "new antibiotic" or "another diagnosis"?.
Dr. Robert Knox
Dr. Robert Knox
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