A young mother has finally left intensive care after months battling a rare-but-serious reaction to a friend's prescription antibiotics that caused her to "burn" from the inside out on the day after Thanksgiving. Yassmeen Castanada, 19, spent 52 days in the University of California Irvine's burn
Yassmeen Castanada, 19, was finally released from the hospital two months after suffering a serious reaction to a friend's prescription antibiotics.
A young mother is in intensive care after having a rare but serious reaction to a friend's prescription antibiotics that caused her to "burn" from the inside out. Yassmeen Castanada, 19, wasn't feeling well on Thanksgiving, so she took a pill that her friend had left over from a previous illness.
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