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I have had a sore throat/cough/white spots on tonsils for 7days. i went to the doctor on day3, step rest was negative, prescribed zpack of azithromyacin (allergic to penicillin). finishing zpack tomorrow, but only feel worse. throat is more swollen, way m

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Dr. Elisabeth Farnum
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Could be mono: If you continue to feel poorly you should go back for a recheck. Sometimes mono can give these kind of symptoms. Mono is not a scary thing, it will usually pass on its own. If it is a more severe severe case there are some medications that can help. It can be associated with some other problems so it would be good to be checked if you do not get better.

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Last updated Aug 23, 2015

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