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I started penicillin vk 500mg for strep throat on wednesday night. i feel better than i did, but my throat has some soreness still. is this normal?

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Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes: I'm glad you are getting treated and it sounds like the strep is responding to the Penicillin. It takes a while for the throat to heal even once the germs are gone. Stay the course. Contact your doctor if the symptoms RETURN after clearing or fail to clear completely.
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