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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i was diagnosed with strep throat about 3 days ago and yet i have not seen any improvements
User :   i am on antibiotics but i still have white patches on my tonsils and im still running a fever
User :   the medication is 875 mg amoxicillin
User :   twice a day
User :   before i take anything to help with the fever i am physically weak and i have a horrible headache as well as an earache on the same side that i have the white patches on my tonsil
Doctor :   ok
User :   why am i not getting better?
User :   as well as should i return to my former physician?
Doctor :   it takes atleast5- 7 days for antibiotics to show their fullaffcet

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