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A 43-year-old female asked:

Last day of zpack, had bronchitis &laryingitus now woke up its in my sinuses! i'm tired, sore throat,yellow crud & i'm froze! y? and y now in sinus?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Antibiotic failure: A Z-pak is a good choice to treat several causes of upper respiratory tract infections. However, as with all antibiotics, none kill all germs. Since docs pick an antibiotic that has a good chance, based on symptoms & exam, not expensive cultures, we pick the right one about 80% of the time. If you don't get better, then the antibiotic did n't completely work for your germ. Call Doc or H-Tap Prime,
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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Apr 1, 2017

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