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A 46-year-old female asked:

can i use ciprofloxacin for strep throat if i can't afforade the doc?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Not a good choice: Strep is a gram positive bacteria. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has no gram positive coverage. Taking the wrong antibiotic can cause antibiotic resistance. You should take the correct antibiotic.

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