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Strep throat with pus and blood discharge - 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
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I have a question
User :   My Boyfriend went to the doctor on Wed because is throat was swollen and sore
Doctor :   Ok
User :   they said he had strep throat
Doctor :  
User :   he's been taking penicilin for 4 days now since then
Doctor :  
User :   but the lump on his throat is now putting out pis and blodd
User :   *blood
Doctor :  
May i know his age?
User :   Pus sorry
User :   hes 22
Doctor :  
User :   is this normal given how long hes been on his meds?
Doctor :  
It apparently looks like the antibiotic is not very effective on him.
User :   ok, what should he do?
Doctor :  
He needs culture test on the pus to determine the right choice of antibiotic.
Doctor :  
He also needs to get the pus drained by an specialist.
User :   ok....
Doctor :  
It is not normal condition.
User :   how much would all this cost?
Doctor :  
Hence i suggest you to consult an ENT surgeon for rhe details of the cost and for the procedure.
User :   ok

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