You have no way of knowing whether the strangers on the internet that you talk to will have any idea of what they are talking about.
On the Internet there is much more bad information than good and the people who are wrong are generally convinced they are correct.
I would ask your vet- if you aren't sure then you need to find another vet to get a 2nd opinion. If you still have questions call them back and ask to speak to them again.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be ****ed if you do, and ****ed if you don't. - Eleanor Roosevelt