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Bacterial infection in throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I was sick a couple weeks ago and the doctor said it was a bacteria infection in my throat
User :   he put me on Cipro and it didnt work, so he put me on avelox.
User :   i started feeling a bit of pain in my legs above my ankles but it wasn't that bad
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yesterday i went to the gym to get back on my normal schedule
User :   and i felt like i wasn't able to run
User :   i just walked for a bit, but my legs were in pain the rest of the evening
Doctor :   Ok
User :   jsut a dull pain
Doctor :   The weakness of the infection may sometimes cause the leg pains
User :   i wsa reading about avelox side effects and people complained of tendon issues
User :   if it is tendonitis, can i just wait it out? or does it need some sort of treatment?
Doctor :   The tendons are affected only rarely.
Doctor :   You can try resting the muscles and using pain killers like
Doctor :   Volini spray followed by

Doctor :   Hot fomentation
User :   i noticed a bit of soreness in my legs the day after i started the medication, not sure if it's related
Doctor :   I dont think so, with the sode that you are put on
Doctor :   It is rare generally

Doctor :   It is probably due to the weakness after the infection
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