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Suffering from Group B Streptococcal infection even after medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello, my doctor diagnosed me with a group b strep infection and prescribed a z -pak and i finished it today, but i still have the symptoms
User :   should i get a refill of the prescription?
Doctor :   What are your symptoms now?
User :   a vaginal discharge
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the discharge still foulsmelling?
User :   it didnt ever really smell
Doctor :   The symptoms will take time to subside.
Doctor :   Was there some improvement after the antibiotics?
User :   no, its still pretty heavy
Doctor :   Ok
User :   should i get more?
Doctor :   Then you need to get a recheck up from your Physician rather than getting a refill
Doctor :   You may need other antibiotics
Doctor :   Rather than using the antibiotics again, it is better to get a re0-evaluation
Doctor :   as clearly they have not shown the desired effect
Doctor :   Meanwhile you should avoid douching your vagina and
Doctor :   maintain good personal hygiene

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