Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
188 Doctors are Online

Sore throat, losing voice, cough. Should i take z pack?

Hello ...I was out in the rain all day on friday and felt drainage in throat with a sore throat coming on....now on sunday I have lost my voice altogether......still have small amount of coughing.....does this need a z-pack or is there something other than an antibiotic I can take to help. I feel like I have to clear my throat but nothing is there to clear....
Asked On : Thu, 17 Oct 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  83
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,
From history it appears that you might be having marked infection as you have hoarseness of voice.
Go for one antibiotic like Z-pack for 3 days.
Do salt water gargles.
Avoid cold drinks and junk food.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Thu, 17 Oct 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
 

 

Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor