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A 33-year-old member asked:

why did my doctor give me antibiotics for a viral throat infection?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Recommend: that you ask your physician. Sometimes a physician might presumptively prescribe an antibiotic while awaiting results of throat culture.

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