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Been on antibiotics since friday for strep (zpak) im worse today than ever throat very sore swollen ears draining last pill today ?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: ? Resistance

Keep in mind that in some parts of the country, there is as much as 35% rate of resistance, meaning the antibiotic may not work.
Thus you should call your doctor. When the antibiotic works, the symptoms should be gone within 48hrs.

In brief: ? Resistance

Keep in mind that in some parts of the country, there is as much as 35% rate of resistance, meaning the antibiotic may not work.
Thus you should call your doctor. When the antibiotic works, the symptoms should be gone within 48hrs.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine
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In brief: You should be rechec

With increasing symptoms at the end of a course of antibiotics, it would be a good idea to be rechecked by a health professional.
Sometimes swelling may be a reaction to the medication, or a complication such as an abscess.

In brief: You should be rechec

With increasing symptoms at the end of a course of antibiotics, it would be a good idea to be rechecked by a health professional.
Sometimes swelling may be a reaction to the medication, or a complication such as an abscess.
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine

In brief: Strep infection

An uncomplicated strep infection responds to Azithromycin (z-pak).
If you are getting worse, you need to be re-evaluated by your physician.

In brief: Strep infection

An uncomplicated strep infection responds to Azithromycin (z-pak).
If you are getting worse, you need to be re-evaluated by your physician.
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
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