Sensitive to so many antibiotics

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Has anyone ever taken for a flare? : BRAND NAME(S): Biaxin. USES: Clarithromycin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication can also be used in combination with anti-ulcer medications to treat certain types of stomach ulcers. ... Clarithromycin is known as a macrolide antibiotic.

Flagyl causes me horrible side affects including head jerking? BAD dizziness !

The others I can't take at all not even bactrim.

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    hi i cant take bactrim or any drug that has sulfur in it. out of nowhere i developed an allergy to it. i break out in hives. its common to develop allergies to things as you get older that never bothered you before. now a few things bother me since being in full menopause at 42 years of age.

    sometimes im light headed for no reason I know of. i have also had swollen turbinates (those red things in your nose) for the last 6 months. passed an allergy test, had ct scans, ruled out sinusitis. dr believes its the weather. i live in Illinois.

    certain foods bother my stomach and im tired sometimes because of insomnia. menopause can cause sensitivities to a lot of things. the hormones are responsible for how your body functions. there is so many families of antibiotics hopefully your dr.can find something else you can tolerate.

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    Hi Carol, I am extremely sensitive to antibiotics. 12 years ago I had a very bad reaction to an antibiotic, and after that any antibiotic that I take I get a rash, extremely nauseated and feel unwell. I never had this prior to all that. I actually went for allergy testing which I waited a year to get in and he assured me that the reaction I had would not lead to a severe reaction. I still pray I dont get an infection and try to do as much as I can naturally.

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    How do you keep an infection away? I mean I don't eat ANYTHING as far as I know that i'm not suppose too. Do you ever get stomach cramps and dirreah days and such , or any twinges of pain? SHARE please anything you can. I still haven't taken an antibotic. I got scared tonight after the 3 hours ruins 4 days ago and havent went well since sorry for tmi but just a few like mice ninnlings and only like two so it threw me into a panic thinking I have a blockage so I drink down 8 ounces of prune juice tonight I hope it don't cramp me cause on top of what I already have. I was afraid I was blocked and I took magnesium.

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    Has anyone handled an actual flare without antibiotics? ** I so hate this disease!

    Jacob, how are you healing up?

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      are you constipated ? occasionally i have diarreah or lose stool. that comes from certain foods. during menopause a lot of woman have digestive problems because of the fluctuated hormones. i drink ginger tea. i buy the tea or sometimes cut up raw ginger root and boil it and it soothes cramping and bloating. if i may ask what are you experiencing that you think you may need an antibiotic? do you have health anxiety? just asking because that plays a role in how our gut functions.

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