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A 27-year-old female asked:

how long it will take to reduce fever and sore throat in 1 yr old.he is on azithromycin. by the advice of doctor?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Bourquard
Pediatrics 41 years experience
1-2 days: If he/she has a bacterial infection - not a viral illness.
Dr. Eileen Mahoney
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 35 years experience
Probably 2 days: If the fever and sore throat are due to a bacterial illness susceptible to azithromycin, probably 2 days but please administer the full dose of antibiotic.

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Last updated Nov 15, 2013

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