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Side Effects of Antibiotics??? Please help.

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Could someone please give me a link to any articles related to the side effects of antibiotics?

I Have been on Tetralysal and clyndamycin on and off now for too long (say 8 years!).

I have now stopped taking any form of antibiotics as I experienced about a month of seeing blood in my fetus (embasrassing I know!). Thankfully this stopped shortly after stopping the antibiotics.

Also since stopping the antibiotics I have had constant colds, flu, chest infections and general poor immune health. Could this be linked to the fact that my body became dependent on the antibiotics for so long?


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I've been on antibiotics for the majority of the last 5 years. I've been off them for the last 4 months now and havent had any evidence of a poor immune system

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I think I read here once that long term antibiotic use can be more risky than accutane use. In any case, pop them probiotics.

EDIT: Also Ben, antibiotics which fight acne kill many types of bacteria, not just p. acnes. Hence, you can be left with immune system problems after stopping.

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