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Location: New York
Length: 1 month
Source: Hospital Acquired
In December 2018 I had a miscarriage that caused an infection. My obstetrician prescribed Augmentin to control the infection, but my condition worsened before I was able to take more than one tablet. I was sent to the emergency department (ED) for intravenous antibiotics and a dilation curettage procedure (D …
I took a pet sitting assignment in February 2019 and was staying in a senior’s condo when I suddenly came down with the symptoms of C. diff. This was strange because I was perfectly fine upon arrival, hadn’t been taking antibiotics, and hadn’t visited the hospital. But the lady who …
The relevant backstory is as follows: I had an abscess in an old root canal tooth, which they had to re-do the root canal. I had completed 10 days of amoxicillin beforehand. The re-do involved three two-and-a-half-hour sessions, and after the first one, I ended up in excruciating pain severe …