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What antibiotic can be used for a 29 year old type 1 diabetic patient with acute tonsillitis?1000 mg amoxicillin or clindamycin injection too much?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

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It could be a viral infection and not need antibiotic treatment.
If a test for strep throat is positive treatment with pen vk, Amoxicillin or an oral cephalosporin should work. The antibiotic needs to be taken for 10 days. Good luck.

In brief: See below

It could be a viral infection and not need antibiotic treatment.
If a test for strep throat is positive treatment with pen vk, Amoxicillin or an oral cephalosporin should work. The antibiotic needs to be taken for 10 days. Good luck.
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