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Sore throat, swelling felt. Prescribed amoxicylin for strep. Pain while swallowing. How to cure?

i started this sore throat issue on last sunday. Started off feeling like a fuz was in the back of my throat by monday night i was in pain and felt like my whole throat was swelling shut. I went to the doctors on tuesday morning and he started me on amoxicylin for strep . the sweling went aways but now my throat feels like pin pricks anytime I swallow and I have now contracted a cough which doesn t help with the pain.
Asked On : Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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Hi
Thanks for your query
I can feel your concern
You should avoid cold drinks, use luke warm water for gargles and add aspirin in it if you are not allergic to that , continue taking antibiotics.

Have a proper clinical examination
Hope it helps
Regards
Dr imran
Answered: Thu, 31 Oct 2013
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