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25 y o healthy male has a fever after taking amoxosyillin for 2 days for strep. All the symptoms of strep and an ear infection. No chills. Fever 102. ?

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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Change antibiotic

Amoxicillin is ok, but Augmentin (Amoxicillin plus clavulanate) is better or clindamycin.
You could also have a viral infection that could be causing the fever as well. Add Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the fever.

In brief: Change antibiotic

Amoxicillin is ok, but Augmentin (Amoxicillin plus clavulanate) is better or clindamycin.
You could also have a viral infection that could be causing the fever as well. Add Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the fever.
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