Antibiotic resistance is where bacteria become resistant to the effects of antibiotics. If you do not finish your course of antibiotics while you are infected, the bacteria causing your infection can become immune to the antibiotic medication, making you unwell again.

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If you are still concerned, we recommend visiting your GP for advice.

Please note that it can take up to 7 days after finishing a course of antibiotics before symptoms improve.

You can read more about Antibiotic resistance here: https://www.instantecare.co.uk/articles/what-is-antibiotic-resistance/
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