A 21-year-old female asked:
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i have been having trouble swallowing. my doctor evaluated my neck. no lumps. prescribed me with amoxicillin and one got stuck in my throat foran hour?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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