what antibiotic can i take if im allergic to penicillin and i have a sore throat

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Sore throat,hurts when I swallow.No fever, Im taking meds 4 a UTI.Should I tell my dr, so I can get some penicillin,or should antibiotic for UTI help?

Maybe

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First of all, this is more likely viral than bacterial so antibiotics may not help. If it is bacterial, then the antibiotics you are taking for the UTI may be adequate for the throat infection, but you need to discuss this with your doctor.
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What antibiotics can someone allergic to penicillin get when they have strep throat?

Kids can get several

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The cephalosporin group are often avoided in adults with penicillin sensitivity but in keds the vast majority have few cross over reactions . Cephalexin is an example that is well tolerated. Erythromycin,azithromycin & clarithromycin are also considered as safe & effective.
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Dr. Robert Kwok answered:

If I'm allergic to penicillin, what can I take for my sore throat?

Zithromax or others

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Mild throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, irritation, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep. A primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start non-penicillin antibiotics (such as Zithromax, or sometimes Omnicef or Keflex).
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I had a sore throat for 8 days now shall I take penicillin ?

Probably not

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most sore throats are viral. They can be from post nasal drip or just viral infection in throat. Rarely bacterial tonsilitis or strep throat is the cause. These have more pain, difficulty swallowing, absence of cough, fever associated. See your doctor if your throat continues to hurt
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About a month ago or so I had a terrible sore throat, slight headache and felt achy. I was given erythromycin (allergic to penicillin) and felt a lot ?

Good choice

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It was a good alternative to prescribe erythromycin; you should be fine.
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What kind of antibiotics i can take if i have allergy on penicillin ?

Many choices

Penicillin
like me, I am allergic to penicillin. There are other choices which are directed to what is being treated. You have macrolides, lincosides, tetracycline, quinolones, sulfa, etc. depending on what they are needed for.
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Dr. John T. Chiu answered:

Can i take cephalosporin antibiotics if i have allergy on penicillin ?

Usually yes

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>90% of the people allergic to penicillin would have no problem with cephalosporin. The newer the generation, the less likely the reaction. But if you had an anaphylactic reaction to penicillin, then you should consult an allergist . Do note that many people do lose their penicillin allergy after a few years spontaneously.
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Dr. Joel H. Selter answered:

Hi docs, My husband has an allergy to penicillin and no other allergies... Why is it that every time he tries pesto his throat closes up?

Pine nut allergy

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While there is no relation between an allergy to penicillin and an allergy to pesto, it most ikely that this patient is allergic to pine nuts. He should however be tested for all the ingredients found in pesto - such as garlic, basil, olive (oil), parmesan cheese and cheese from sheep's milk. He should definitely continue to avoid this food until he is seen and tested by an allergist.
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I'm taking Penicillin VK 250mg since saturday for sore throat, my tonsills still swollen I can hardly drink. When will it start working? thanks

If there has been no

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response in two days, this is likely not streptococcal. Given your age, could be mononucleosis. Get checked.
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Dr. Joel Doyon answered:

Taking penicillin for tooth infection now i have sore throat and yellow phlegm, what can I do?

Continue penicillin

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Finish taking the penicillin. It can be coincidental that you have the throat infection with the toothache. The yellow phlegm is the body containing and expelling harmful bacteria.
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