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can sore throat and fever be a sign of allergic reaction to antibiotic

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
The medication: Amoxicillin/clavulanate could be causing an allergic reaction but more likely the infection is the throat can be doing this. Either way, call your do ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The most: common cause of a sore throat along with a fever is a VIRAL upper respiratory illness which will NOT respond to an antibiotic. If you have a bacterial ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Fever sore throat. : Did you have a step culture done? If not, would get this first to confirm you need the antibiotics. Consult with us to order that for you.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Do history and exam: If history suggests viral agent with nasal congestion and cough, then observation and Rx fever only would be appropriate for a person who is a strep c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Motrin/mucinex-DM: Possibly pulled a muscle or that the airway is very irritated from coughing/infection..Antibiotics do need time to work--and they only kill the bacter ... Read More
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities..: Usually, one sees the doctor again in such a situation. Some possibilities are: the illness is not bacterial so the antibiotic would not work, there ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience Gynecology
Maybe: First of all, this is more likely viral than bacterial so antibiotics may not help. If it is bacterial, then the antibiotics you are taking for the U ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Why sick...: Hello, your problem should have been resolved. If it persists for a month, you need to follow up with your doctor. A peritonsillar abscess could be pr ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative ... Read More

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