Most are viral. and do not need antibiotics. Very rare for a child under 18 months to get strep. So babies usually do not need antibiotics for a sore throat.
Can I breast feed my 3 months old baby as I'm taking anti biotic tablets for cold n throat infection?
Had throat infection. Finished anti biotics 4 days ago. Painless movable lumps under chin and jaw still there? What are they?
Infection. This description sounds like lymph nodes. It is common to get swollen lymph nodes during an infection. These will go away on their own. If they persists weeks to months after an infection, i suggest seeing your pcp for further examination. Read more...
I had a bacterial throat infection, had a dose of anti biotics and a repeat. 4 days after finishing im getting a sore throat and white tongue. Ideas?
Possible thrush.. White tongue and sore throat might be symptoms and signs of oral thrush which is associated with a yeast(fungal) infection and require other type of antibiotics to be prescribed. Please make an appointment with your doctor so a direct exam can be performed and appropriate treatment prescribed. Read more...