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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi..
Doctor :   i am Dr xxxxx here
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
User :   ok I have a sinus infection and when I took my antibiotics I threw up 5 minutes after because I was coughing like crazy
User :   this was the 2nd time
User :   the first time no problem
Doctor :   you need to take some lozenges, and cough syrup so that it sooth your throat
Doctor :   and you should take the medication
User :   but what about the antibiotics
Doctor :   also gargle with warm salt water , the aim is to make your throat sooth
Doctor :   so that when you take the antibiotics you dont throw up by coughing
User :   so when i coughed up my antibiotics and I have 18 left will this matter
Doctor :   so saw the antibiotic pill coming out ?
Doctor :   if not then its ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   if the pill came out you need to take another dose
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you SAW the pill then make sure you take a repeat dose
User :   but then I will be short of my antibiotics
User :   will this matter
Doctor :   you need to take the full complete course
Doctor :   if you threw out one pill you need to replace it with a new onw
Doctor :   one
Doctor :   as the complete course has to be taken
User :   OK I just want to make sure because I got 20 pills and now I have 19 I just wanted to know will this matter
Doctor :   yes you need to buy one more

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