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Can antibiotic use cause complication in mono patients?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Possibly: For the mono patients i see as an ENT doctor i usually prescribe steroids and an antibiotic. The patients usually have huge infected tonsils and i treat with antibiotics to prevent bacterial superinfection of the virally damaged tissue. In my years of experience this has been successful in not only helping the throat symptoms but preventing later secondary recurrent tonsillitis.
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Wound care 36 years experience
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Last updated Jun 24, 2014
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