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How Long Does It Take For A Sore Throat To Heal Without Antibiotics
Good question-: Knowing that a majority of sore throats are caused by viral (not bacterial) infections, antibiotics will not work . Give it about a week for your body's immune system to deal with it. Supportive mgmt may help. However, if it doesn't get better, symptoms worsen, you can't swallow or take anything by mouth, your breathing is affected, or you feel absolutely terrible, call your doctor immediately. ...Read more
Went to Dr. Sore throat very red, fever, 4 days. Antibiotic given in case; haven't started it. Fever is gone but still sore throat. Should I take RX?
Fever sore throat. : Did you have a step culture done? If not, would get this first to confirm you need the antibiotics. Consult with us to order that for you. ...Read more
Really bad cough and sore throat, doc gave me antibiotic. Would drinking sleep time tea be okay? I also take enalapril and synthroid (thyroxine).
Had a very mild sore throat it gets little pain yawning mild swallowing I didn't take anbiotic after 5 days looks fine but scared from rheumatic fever?
Can I take anti histamine ,anti biotic,paracetamol, rebrapazol (gastric problem)together??
I have skin reaction(swelling and itching), 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
My son Lucas has a sore throat and congestion. My husband is just getting it too-has been taking an antibiotic and I think my son needs one too?
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?
My kid is 3 y old . He is feverish with sore throat . He is on antibiotic and antipyritic . Now he is saying that he have pain in his penis .?
Any other problemes.: Pain in the penis is usually not due to the penis. It more often is due to pelvic muscle spasms due to constipation or bladder hyperactivity. Often giving a child a laxative will improve things. Rarely, the pain may be due to a kidney stone. If he has other problems beside the pain, see his pediatertrion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 (acetaminophen) 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 was on antibiotic curam sandoz 625mg for sore throat and fever. Now I am having this tight throat and hard to swallow symptom.Please advise.?
I started taking a general, prescribed antibiotic yesterday for a sore throat, cough, and cold. Is it common to feel overall weakened today?
22 F. Sore throat more than 2 mnths ago treated with antibiotic. Still Bilaterally palpable submandibular lymph nodes. When will they go away?
I have had a sore throat and ears for awhile, coughing out mucus, and have taking antibiotic but still no change, what is it?
Can a sore throat be a sign of bacterial meningitis ? Doctor just looked at my throat and gave me an antibiotic.
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