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A 22-year-old male asked:

Hi i been feeling so tired and weak. about two weeks ago i had what the doctor at the time told me was strep throat. i went and got the antibiotic for it. i took it and about two days later i started feeling better. about a week went by and i started feel

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Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Need to recheck: You should return for a recheck appt. Strep throat symptoms pass quickly with treatment, but sometimes can relapse. But also extreme fatigue and not feeling well may indicate something else going on and so perhaps some basic blood tests are in order. Also sometimes mono can occur with strep throat and that can be tested for because that may require more time to pass.
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