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hello,I have been to TT and get the result massive e coli.My

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hello,I have been to TT and get the result massive e coli.My doctor prescriped me cipro for 10 days.I read about the side effects of cipro.
I have no symptoms except subfebrility for two months.
Is there any antibiotic with less side effects,that is effective against e coli?
Thanks

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The side effects of cipro are not common

Dr Brims :

There are antibiotics with less side effects than cipro, but they may not be as effective against e coli

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Cephalexin is an alternative drug dosed 2-4 times a day and it is effective against e coli and has few side effects

Customer: Hello,
Customer: thank you,so if the side effects are not common,is it better to takecipro?
Customer: is it normal,to have e coli in throat?
Dr Brims :

I would recommend taking cipro, but if you are scared of the side effects then cephalexin is a good alternative

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It is not normal to have ecoli in your throat

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yes,thank you.i was not here.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
yes,thank you.
sorry,was out for a while.
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I also got an positive test for ebv acute.
can anyone of these/e coli or ebv/ cause headache and fever?
Yes, both of them can cause the headache and fever, the EBV is more likely to cause them