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can doxycycline cause your throat to be sore

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but...: Doxycycline can be used to treat strep throat infections (caused by strep bacteria), but other antibiotics are better choices, such as penicillin, amo ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Lee
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold?: after taking the antibiotic if you are still having a sore throat you need to see your doctor. Colds usually last only a few days and do not need ant ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Only if the throat..: If the throat has an infection caused by germs that can be killed by doxycycline, then the medication can help. That's a big "if", because many sore t ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
There : There are two possibilities here: #1.-you likely did not have a strep infection, but a viral pharyngitis (throat infection) and you are feeling better ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore throat: Sore throat usually gets better by itself. The purpose of antibiotic is to decrease the number of days with sore throat only if proven to be bacterial ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need throat culture: Although the symptoms may still be due to a viral infection, it is time for you to obtain a throat culture to specifically determine if you have a bac ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no feve ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See pcp, & dentist: Do you have a cold? Sinus infection or post nasal dripping? Any gum pain or tooth pain? It could be an infection in throat, or it could be teeth relat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: They can't.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no feve ... Read More

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