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Janesville, WI
A 30-year-old female asked:

I was given penicillin for strep throat 24 hours ago. it is still very sore and there are more white spots?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Be patient: Penicillin works only against bacterial infections such as strep throat and it might take a few more days. The drug will not help sore throats caused by allergies or viral infections. Sinus rinse and mouth wash are very helpful otc remedies. Hope it helps.
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