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A 24-year-old female asked:

Sore throat, headache, neck pain, malaise, & fatigue x15 days. neg. strep test, no fever. taking amoxicillin w/no help. possible causes?

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Needs work-up: For symptoms that are ongoing like that- I think of several possibilities. One would be mono- and that's an easy one (mono-spot test). Not sure if you have risk factors for HIV but I would test you for that too. Other viruses such as enterovirus or adenovirus could cause these symptoms, but usually not this long. REST may help you. Would check back with doc prescribing Amoxicillin-probably stop it

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Last updated Feb 21, 2016

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