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Side effects of strep throat

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sxs & complications: Symptoms of sore throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph no... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Few side effects: Amoxil (amoxicillin) is usually well tolerated and the side effects are very few also. As with most antibiotics you could have diarrhea, stomach ache,... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Few: Usually there are few if any side efeects. You can get diarrhea, stomach ache, vomiting, headache or rash. Pretty safe antibiotic.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. PAUL Christu
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 46 years experience
Lymph node: During a throat infection, lymph nodes in the neck become swollen and tender. After the infection the tenderness disappears and the swollen nodes usua... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sunganswered
36 years experience
Not always Strep: I recommend you go get strep test or even strep culture again as white spots do not indicate strep. Viral infection can present with white spots also.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Yes- please
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Possibly: There are some people who develop joint problems with strep infections, though usually they are younger than you and the condition occurs long after t... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes: Especially if there is a painful bulge You could have an abscess!! See someone right away!
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
It happens: If you are having difficulty getting your meds down you could call back and ask them to give you a shot. I would think twice about that because in an ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Rash : Rash on one side of the body is unusual. Was he given antibiotics for strep throat? If so we must consider a possible allergic reaction. Discontinue t... Read More
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