A 31-year-old female asked:
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pneumonia-whats wrong if after 3days of taking zithromax antibiotic, the fever never subsides.it still ranges 38.3-39.5c.&still has shoulder-back ache?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
?drug resistant: Under circumstances, do not delay, and contact your doctor immediately. Not every infection responds to an antibiotic, and you might have a drug resistant organism or even a problem secondary to a viral organism. Since you are not responding, you need attention now.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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