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What Antibiotic Can I Take If Im Allergic To Penicillin And I Have A Sore Throat
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: 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. ...Read more
Zithromax or others: 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 (cefdinir) or keflex). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 ?
Probably not: Most sore throats are viral. They can be from post nasal drip or just viral infection in throat. Rarely bacterial tonsillitis 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. ...Read more
I have had a sore throat/cough/white spots on tonsils for 7days. I went to the doctor on day3, step rest was negative, prescribed zpack of azithromyacin (allergic to penicillin). Finishing zpack tomorrow, but only feel worse. Throat is more swollen, way m
Could be mono: If you continue to feel poorly you should go back for a recheck. Sometimes mono can give these kind of symptoms. Mono is not a scary thing, it will usually pass on its own. If it is a more severe severe case there are some medications that can help. It can be associated with some other problems so it would be good to be checked if you do not get better. ...Read more
I had strep throat and was put on penicillin for 10 days and finished my last dose a week ago and still have a lesser degree sore throat, i'm concerne?
Sore throat: How was strep diagnosed? If not done by culture it may not have been the cause of the sore throat. There are also some persons who have strep throat, and are simultaneously colonized with staph or other organisms that produce enzymes that destroy penicillin, rendering treatment useless. See your doctor and get re-examined. Good luck. ...Read more
My 5 yr old has now had 4 course of penicillin for a recurring sore throat/ strep. Looks like his coming down with it again. Anymore explications?
Carrier vs resistent: Many times a recurrent symptomatic strep can be resolved by a 2 step treatment, a penicillin or cephalosporin followed on the last 4 days by using rifampin. If this works, fine. If you are testing + for strep but not sick with it, you could be a carrier ; the 2 step may help but not stop returning to carrier status.5 documented strep/yr will get the attention of many ent's ; a tonsil removal. ...Read more
I had a sore throat 2 weeks ago, GP gave me 500mg penicillin 3x day. I felt cured when taking them, now sore throat has come back. What should i do?
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: Response in two days, this is likely not streptococcal. Given your age, could be mononucleosis. Get checked. ...Read more
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