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Had tonsillitis week & on erythromycin. Getting rapidly worse -green spots covering tonsils, blood phlem, chills/fever, ear pain. Is this normal?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Maybe not

for bacterial throat infection that will respond to antibiotic, would expect some improvement within 3-4 days.
If taking an antibiotic for a week without improvement, and an infection is present, then the infection is either due to something other than bacteria or due to a strain resistant to the antibiotic used. keep the prescribing physician up to date.

In brief: Maybe not

for bacterial throat infection that will respond to antibiotic, would expect some improvement within 3-4 days.
If taking an antibiotic for a week without improvement, and an infection is present, then the infection is either due to something other than bacteria or due to a strain resistant to the antibiotic used. keep the prescribing physician up to date.
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