A 60-year-old female asked:
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drainage, sore throat and tender lymph nodes in neck.3rd day of 250mg z-pak. feel better overall, but throat still very sore and nodes tender.

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Takes time....: Takes time to get rid of residual inflammation. A mouth spray (chorseptic) and NSAID can help your throat pain. "we are still not in the time of getting better yesterday!".
Answered on Mar 1, 2019
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Yes, OK: the steroid is given to reduce inflammation and at this dose wouldn't compromise your immunity, best wishes
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