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A 33-year-old male asked:

I had my tonsils removed in 2012. recently i was diagnosed with pharyngitis, completed a course of antiobiotics augmentin.i still have a painful throat, help!

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Re-eval.: You need to be evaluated again. There’s substantial resistance to the penicillins (like Augmentin) in the bacteria out there. You may need a different antibiotic. Or this could just be residual symptoms that can be treated conservatively.

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Last updated Oct 25, 2017

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