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A 17-year-old female asked:

Went to er got strep test, it's negative, throat hurts so bad, along with ears, sinuses, nose, body. also have fever and chills, what now?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Family Medicine: You have a primary care medical problem. You did not have an emergency. You should see your family doctor for an examination and antibiotics.
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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Infectious Disease 21 years experience
Several things: Your illness may be due to a virus (which does not need antibiotic) or bacteria (which is treated with antibiotics). You will need to be seen by a doctor who will examine you and, based on the examination, may prescribe the appropriate treatment.
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Last updated Jul 21, 2014

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