Bad throat. Tests negative. Culture shows streptococal infection. Taken antibiotics but no relief. - Online Doctor Chats
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Did you get a culture of the throat swab?
Has the streptococal infection been confirmed?
Did you take any antibiotics?
didnt reduce the infection
That is a good medicine
You probably need to continue it for another few days
ok.. but i ve had this infection for quite sometime now.. i was taking another anti biotic before this.. i dont remember the name..
even that wasnt effective
Please get yourself re-examined by your Primary carePhysician
ok but should i get a throat culture test done just to be sure?
It would be better
to get it done
we can isolate the organism and select the antibiotic based on the sensitivity report
ok.. any specifics i should mention at the diagnostics center for the test?
Throat culture swab
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