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Best Antibiotic For Sore Throat
Resistance: Infections are either viral or bacterial and need to be properly diagnosed to get treated. Antibiotics are used only for bacterial infections that need them. The overuse of antibiotics can cause resultant resistance in treatment, so it is important to get properly diagnosed before taking meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a chronic sore throat for almost 3 months. I have been on every antibiotic tested for everything. I am healthy. Why am I still hurting?
ENT doc: Need exam to find cause. See ENT doc. ...Read more
I have this sore throat and I've taking over the counter meds. and it still nagging and I think it sinus and I needs some antibiotic ?
Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started taking a general, prescribed antibiotic yesterday for a sore throat, cough, and cold. Is it common to feel overall weakened today?
I keep getting sore throat and colds this is my 4 th time i got it been to the doctors got antibiotic but come back again it goes for 2 weeks?
Viral vs ....: Post nasal drainage vs acid reflux. Each has a different treatment. If you have a history of allergies start taking an over the counter antihistamine. If you have reflux avoid spicy and acidic foods and consider a stomach acid blocking pill (PPI) or Tums for episodic relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i go back to the doctor since my sore throat hasn't gotten any better an it's been a week 1/2 I have antibiotic i'm on but it's not helping?
22 F. Sore throat more than 2 mnths ago treated with antibiotic. Still Bilaterally palpable submandibular lymph nodes. When will they go away?
Hubby has sore throat on one side no other syptoms, doc said he could see a boil like thing. Took antibiotic went away now it's back. What could it be?
Needs a re-check: One-sided sore throat, with a visible lesion, not resolved with antibiotic, brings to mind a couple if possibilities. One is a possible abscess. An abscess would need to be treated in the Emergency Room by an ENT specialist. The other thought would be evaluation for a tumor. In both instances, and in light of him not being better, he needs to be re-evaluated. If his voice is affected go to ER ...Read more
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