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    Me-Sept last year with bacterial tonsillitis. July last year-UTI. I have a kidney condition and didn't want to risk a kidney infection and the cancelation of my embryo transfer. Post c-section wound infection and mastitis in May '14. Anything prior to that in the last 10 years would have been UTI related.

    Eta-also in Sept '12 for a pelvic infection after mc.

    Dd(2)-was given her first lot last week for an unknown infection, I stopped the next day as soon as the swabs came back to day it was viral.

    Eta-Nomsie just reminded me of Dd dog bite (rather, had her face mauled) in October last year. So, twice for her.

    Dh-only twice I can think of in the 17 years we've been together....but that's no surprise right, he'd have to actually go to the Dr.
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    Quote Originally Posted by binnielici View Post
    Why?
    Just out of curiosity. I've been prescribed them today to avoid an infection in my mouth where I've had wisdom teeth out, and a piece of jaw bone had to be left in there as it is on a nerve. I'm wondering if it's necessary to take them as a preventative. I haven't had antibiotics for years.

    Hubby hasn't had them in the 6 years we've been together, DS1 (3) had them via drip in hospital for an I identified awful illness at 14 months.

    DS2 (15 months) has never had them.

    I know they definitely have a place, but am also aware of the over-prescription of them in Aus.

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    DS (5.5) has never had any and I think I had some about 10 ish years ago when I had tonsillitis

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    What did your doctor say? Might be best to call them back with any questions. Sure don't take them willy nilly ...however don't not take them to stick to a philosophy or because others haven't take them in a while.

    To answer your original question:
    I have probable had antibiotics a 2-3 times in the last 5 years. My kids have had then quite a bit - probably averages 2 lots per year per kid. Darned daycare!

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    Honestly I would take them. If you do get a infection in bone especially a bone in the face thinks can go seriously wrong super fast.
    It's not worth the risk.

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    On them now as I have an infection in my knee after knee surgery 3 weeks ago. Before this lot it's been 12 months... IV antibiotics in hospital for gall stones to get rid of infection prior to surgery

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    I've had them once as a kid (I'm 26 now).
    My kids (3.5 and 10 months) have never had them. I avoid them if at all possible, but am lucky in that we haven't had too many health concerns.

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    Yeah I've already started taking them. Was interested to hear if it's common to take them as a prevention.

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    Only taken them once in my adult life after a lletz surgery a few years ago. Dd ( 8 ) has had them only a couple of times for chest infection and tonsillitis, ds (6) has unfortunately had them more (2 times in the last 6 months already) for reoccurring ear infections.

    Eta. Ok twice I have had them, just remembered I had them for an abcessed tooth before removal. In cases like that I wouldn't hesitate to take them.
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    Very rarely. It's probably over five years since my 9 year old has taken them.

    My DD is undergoing chemo at the moment so she's on specific antibiotics that some cancer patients go on to prevent a type of pneumonia that they're prone to getting. So with her it's a preventive measure and she has been on them throughout treatment and has to keep taking them for 3 months after treatment finishes.

    Apart from DD I don't like me or the kids taking them unless absolutely necessary.


 

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