A 30-year-old female asked:
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i have a really sore throat and fever, can i use the antibiotic ciploxx 500 for this?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The most: common cause of a sore throat along with a fever is a VIRAL upper respiratory illness which will NOT respond to an antibiotic. If you have a bacterial infection of your throat (Streptococcal or Pneumococcal) an antibiotic may be effective! It is best NOT to use antibiotics without a health professional's input! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Answered on Dec 16, 2017
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