A 24-year-old female asked:
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my 24 year old daughter w/ her obgyn's direction started bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 36 hours ago for urinary tract infection, next day sore throat, today w/ plaques. ??

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unrelated issues: There is no relationship between UTI symptoms and a sore throat.Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is also not a treatment that would cure strep if that were the issue. A simple office quick test can separate the strep from the viral causes that require no antibiotics.
Answered on Jul 3, 2016

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