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Abcesses on my lower back and both armpits bot came back…

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hi abcesses on my lower back and both armpits bot came back positive for a type of pneumonia they said only 1 antibiotic can treat in uk.i had to go into hospital anyway to get huge neck abcess drained at back off my neck so my doctor wrote i should get these antibiotics iv, though in end i just got them as tablets 2 a day for 5 days.i have pernicious anemia aswell and doubt im going to be fit enough to heal and fight this pneumonia off.any advice or anything i could say to docs to get them to treat me seriousy and possibly get them to refer me to immunology?
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago

What did your blood, urine and pus culture show?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
they didnt take urine culture,bloods seem to be fine, pus showed something pneumonia on lower back and under both armpits
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago

Pneumonia usually need a chest x-ray and a CT scan of chest for the evaluation and confirmation of the diagnosis.

So if those had not been done should be immediately recommended.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
where i have pus from armpits and lower back all pneumonia, theyv given me 10 tablets 2 a day of the one antibiotic that can work for it, they just drained huge abcess from back of neck have finished antibiotics, have pernicious anemia,im no better, terrified i will die
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago

If the antibiotic is sensitive for the bacteria ascertained by the pus culture; even a single antibiotic would work and eradicate the infection.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
i am back in hospital 25th for wisdom tooth abcess i will ask for chest x ray etc
the doctor said from the bacteria swaps from armpits and lower back all 3 came back as soething pneumonia and there was only one antibiotic avalable to treat it?
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago

This is right for the bacteria and treatment.

But on that basis, diagnosing or labeling a pneumonia is not possible, Chest x-ray and CT scan are mandatory.

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago

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