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i am being treated for strep throat with azithromycin. i close my eyes to sleep i am awaken by choking or no air.what can i do to get some sleep?

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Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
May need to see doc: Sorry to hear this! Unfortunately, you will not sleep well until it passes. Make sure ou keep hydrated and take a mixture of Tylenol, an antihistamine and a decongestant. Sleep on your side or stomache if you can. See a doctor if the chocking is alarming you.
Answered on Jul 9, 2017
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