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Biaxin (clarithromycin) xl safe third trimester? I have strep throat and allergic to penacilin.

Biaxin (clarithromycin) xl safe third trimester? I have strep throat and allergic to penacilin.

Category C: Which means: use with caution if benefits outweigh risks, your doctor won't harm you or your unborn baby, goodluck ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

It's a throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds rapidly to most antibiotics. There can be a number of other bacteria involved in addition to strep so a regular culture (not just a quick strep ...Read more


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While you are pregnat is it easier for you to have more sore throat more frequently i'am in my first trimester and I have been having a lot of sore throats n hoarseness in my voice for weeks now is this something serious

While you are pregnat is it easier for you to have more sore throat  more frequently i'am in my first trimester and I have been having a lot of sore throats n hoarseness in my voice for weeks now is this something serious

Infections : Infections of this type are not more common in pregnancy. It may be that you had been exposed to someone with an infection recently. Check with your OB if you do not improve over the next week or two. Sometimes it takes a while (several weeks) for hoarseness to improve after a viral infection. I hope you don't smoke since that can slow healing and be bad for the baby. ...Read more

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Wife in 1st trimester with fever of 101 and very raw throat (bloody raw). What can I give her for her throat safely and what temp should I be conerned?

Wife in 1st trimester with fever of 101 and very raw throat (bloody raw). What can I give her for her throat safely and what temp should I be conerned?

Acetominophen: Hi! you need to call your doctor anytime her temperature climbs above 100.5, as in now. She should be tested for strep. Her symptoms should be treated with acetominophen and warm (not hot) teas. Best to avoid throat sprays. Good luck! dr brown. ...Read more

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If taking Zithromax for strep throat and I vomited within 30 minutes to an hour of the very first dose (1 of 3) should I take another?

If taking Zithromax for strep throat and I vomited within 30 minutes to an hour of the very first dose (1 of 3) should I take another?

Mgt: You can repeat the dose, but the total course should be the same or 5 days. Please ask your PCP to call in another tablet. ...Read more

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There is a painless patch in the back of my throat on my left tonsil. Could this be the first sign of strep throat or something more serious?

There is a painless patch in the back of my throat on my left tonsil. Could this be the first sign of strep throat or something more serious?

Varies.: Yes but the tonsils are rough surfaced and frequently collect bacteria and sometimes yeast. Try a cotton swab on it. If temporary, usually no worry. If not be checked by md. ...Read more

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What are the first signs of developing strep throat?

What are the first signs of developing strep throat?

Strep Throat Symptom: Strep throat presents as severe sore throat, sudden fever, often with headache and swollen lymph nodes in the upper neck. If you suspect, go see your primary healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does strep throat feel like at first?

Can doctors tell me what does strep throat feel like at first?

Strep symptoms: Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. ...Read more

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Why am I still in pain with strep throat after 4 days of taking amoxicillin I've had this 12 yrs in a row first year I didn't go to doctor?

This is Normal: The Amoxicillin is not being used to decrease the pain of the sore throat. The pain usually goes away in 2-5 days. The antiobioptics are being used to prevent a complication of strep known as Rheumatic Fever, which can affect your heart, jointasm and other things. That is why it is imprtant to comlete the full course of antibiotics and not stop them well you feel better. ...Read more

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I've had strep throat twice, and first thought they were colds. How can a person tell the difference?

I've had strep throat twice, and first thought they were colds. How can a person tell the difference?

Strep Tonsillitis: Strep throat is with fever, headache , chills , bodyaches, exudate , painful neck glands, petechia in the pharyngeal mucosa, impetigo around nose . Colds is viral without much accompanying symptoms. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more