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I tried ampicilin for tonsil cheese/stone so got rid pf pharyngitis.now other dr: say to take clindamycin.should i take it?throat culture:staph aureus

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Dr. Ira Rubin
Pediatrics
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In brief: Throat infection

if your throat culture shows staph you are best on the clindamycin.
If it showed strep then ampicillin is best. most throat infections are viral and no drug is needed Since u have staph u should take the clindamycin.

In brief: Throat infection

if your throat culture shows staph you are best on the clindamycin.
If it showed strep then ampicillin is best. most throat infections are viral and no drug is needed Since u have staph u should take the clindamycin.
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin
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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics

In brief: Follow advice

Your physician has ordered appropriate tests, which likely reported specific medications that would treat your infection.
Following the advice of your trusted physician is a good idea

In brief: Follow advice

Your physician has ordered appropriate tests, which likely reported specific medications that would treat your infection.
Following the advice of your trusted physician is a good idea
Dr. Tanya Russo
Dr. Tanya Russo
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