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I haven't had a UTI in 10+ years til now.

I haven't had a UTI in 10+ years til now. I went to an urgent care and they prescribed cefdinir. But I'm reading it has Beck effects on the gastrointestinal and I have gastrointestinal issues associated with Ehlers Danlos and POTS. Would this be a safe choice or should I get them to change it to something else?
Sat, 29 Sep 2018
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