Asked • 03/28/19

If a human takes antibiotics are all bacteria in the body killed?

From my basic understanding, antibiotics kill living things, bacteria for example.Do the antibiotics consumed by a human-being distinguish between what they kill? Or do they just kill every bacteria they find? And if that's the case, which bacteria do antibiotics find or do they find all bacteria in a human's body? Again, if that is the case, does that mean that after taking antibiotics for a certain time that the human body is free of all bacteria?

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