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Hello Peter

 

Oh boy, you're sure going for it! Never heard of what you have which is quite a feat. Antibiotics can be awful drugs, rather, the effects can be. In 2012 I had cellulitis 3 times in 5 months, needing IV antibiotics twice. I ended up in hospital for about 5 days with an acute kidney injury and when home, spent two weeks in bed. The first week I developed colitis and oh my giddy aunt, was that awful!

 

When it comes to treatment my husband and I consider quality over quantity and make a decision based on that alone. Who want 10 miserable years instead of 5 mediocre ones, no one but the doctor!

 

Hope it works out and sorry pain has joined the party. The best thing to do, I think anyways, is to accept that it's there to stay and all you can do is manage it. Sounds obvious I know but had I accepted the pain and its side effect of being unable to walk, I'd have saved myself lots of bother especially as I've ended up in a wheelchair anyways! Oh and if you need medication to help, I say take it but less is definitely more.

 

Take care and keep us posted.


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