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A doctor told me yesterday i had strep and gave me antibiotics but my throat hurts worse now then it did yesterday.

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: One cannot

Expect improvement for 48-72 hours with antibiotics.
After that either the antibiotic is not effective for the bacteria involved, or it is a viral process.

In brief: One cannot

Expect improvement for 48-72 hours with antibiotics.
After that either the antibiotic is not effective for the bacteria involved, or it is a viral process.
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