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Side effects of strep throat

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 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 45 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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sunganswered
35 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.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes: Especially if there is a painful bulge You could have an abscess!! See someone right away!
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Could still be mono: or strep throat, or other infectious disease, kindly revisit your PCP or get a second opinion, it's your right
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Return: Return to treating a Oral Surgeon or General Dentist, whoever did the surgery. You may require additional care.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lukasz Polanski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Yes, it may be.: Antibiotics alter the normal bacteria in the vagina and can cause yeasts to grow, causing thrush. This presents with itching and altered discharge. Yo... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rosana Go
41 years experience
Referred pain: If you are just diagnosed the past two days and just started antibiotics, the pain might be less but still present, if you didn't have ear infection d... Read More