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Can antibiotics for strep throat cause bronchitis?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Not really.The 1st recommended antibiotic for strep throat is penicillin.Bronchitis is not a side effect here.
Answered on Dec 23, 2014
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Dr. Martin Ganek
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Bronchitis is an infectious disease , most often viral, antibiotics will not cause it.
Sep 14, 2013

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