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Patty was posted 07/31/2009 01:25 pm by STRONGBELIEVER
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My brother has had alot of infections also and has been in and out of the hospital since Memorial day. I really don't know what type of infection he had but I know one was bacterial and one was fungal. He has been on IV and oral antibiotics for 4-5 weeks now and the infection has just about cleared up. The other thing they had to do was put a drain in his liver to clear up the liver abscesses which were the source of the infections. He never had e coli or parasites though, but his was pretty bad and turned into sepsis. He also had high fevers, chills, shaking. With an e coli infection, I am surprised that he was taken off IV antibiotics after only one week. With a bad infection, you really need to be on IV antibiotics along with oral for weeks we were told. The first time he had the infection he was also only on IV antibiotics for a week, was sent home and then the infection came back even worse the next time around. Antibiotics can also be administered at home through IV. Good luck!

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