I get a pretty bad ear infection about once a year and will get antibiotics for a few days and then done with it. This is the first time I've had one while on the primal blueprint and really paying attention to my diet & weight. So I've been eating pretty well on plan lately but noticed a few pounds of gain (similar to when I retain water) after starting the antibiotics. Is this normal? I tried googling around and it seems to be a consensus that antibiotics make you retain water, but it's not listed in the "official" side effects of the drug (Amoxycillin is the specific one I'm taking). Just curious if anyone has a definitive answer. And please no anti-drug discussion or scolding for taking the antibiotics in the first place. I'd gladly trade the pain sleepless nights with anyone who wishes to do so
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Antibiotics & water retention