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I had strep throat twice within two months. Given penicillin both times and felt better, but came back. Now occipital nodes itch. Infection still?

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Dr. Mark Loury
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Unlikely

Occipital nodes drain the scalp on the top and back of head.
If the strep recurred try changing antibiotic to Cephalexin or clindamycin, or a longer course of pcn.

In brief: Unlikely

Occipital nodes drain the scalp on the top and back of head.
If the strep recurred try changing antibiotic to Cephalexin or clindamycin, or a longer course of pcn.
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