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Mullica Hill, NJ
A 41-year-old female asked:

hello, i've been on amoxicillin for 5 days of a 7 day treatment. the amoxicilli was prescribed for a bout of strep throat. starting about 2 days ago, a couple of hours after i take the capsule, i get a really swollen uvula. add the hours go on it subsid

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Allergy: Sounds like a mild allergic response to antibiotic. Allergy can get worse and cause airway problems. Stop antibiotics now and seed advice from MD about alternative antibiotics.

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Last updated Aug 2, 2015

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