I am sorry to hear that your son is so sick at such a young age. As far as antibiotics go, I know what you mean. Maybe you could question the doctor further and discuss your concerns. When my daughter was that age, she had severe bladder broblems and was on antibiotics for 18 months. Throughout her life was on them for this or that, I didn't know better then. Sometimes you have no choice, like the bladder thing. Other times, well, you do have a choice. Now my daughter has developed allergies to most antibiotics and can only take a couple. She is only 18 years old. You are right to question it, but then again, it may make sense. See what everyone else thinks. Take care and good luck, Bellski
Lori (Bellski)-age 43 from Illinois
Diagnosed February 2008 with Ulcerative Proctitis,
Currently: symptoms have subsided for the most part
Medications: Asacol 400mg X 6, Cymbalta 20 mg X 1, Canasa (sometimes) Vitamins: Calcium 600 + D X 2, One a Day Women's X 1, Citrucel, Probiotics
High fiber diet
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