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A 23-year-old female asked:

is there any safe antibiotics nursing moms can take to cure mycoplasma? have bad throat pain & neck lymph node i want to cure & get rid of this! help

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Doubt mycoplasma: Mycoplasma pneumoniae causes respiratory infections, but it's not a common cause of sore throat or inflamed nodes in the neck. This sounds more like a garden variety viral infection, and no antibiotic will help. Or maybe strep throat? Check with your doctor: if s/he believes M pneumoniae or strep is likely, then azithromycin would be effective and is safe for nursing babies.

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Last updated Oct 10, 2015

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