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West Mifflin, PA
A 21-year-old female asked:

I was prescribed amoxicillin because of trouble swallowing. it got stuck in my throat and i felt it there for over an hour until i burped. is it commo?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
No: If you have having problems swallowing and are getting pills lodged in your throat, you should definitely get it evaluated again; a thorough exam is necessary, and if antibiotics are indeed indicated due to proof of infection, liquid suspensions can be used.

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