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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
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
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
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