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Have ear infection and Pharyngitis. Feeling fatigued and joint pain. Why am I not getting cured by medicine?

Hi I currently have an ear infection and Pharyngitis . I am extremely fatigued and have head aches, some slurred speech and joint pains. I have had a splenectomy due to spherocytosis , I take penicillin daily and have just finished a course of stronger antibiotics however i don t seem to be coming out the above symptoms. My GP has just prescribed some more antibiotics, a different type, and a decongestant. My question is why have i not responded to treatment and is there a possibility there could be more underlying problems. I trust my doctor but i appreciate they are guarded at times. Kind regards
Asked On : Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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hello! as you have mentioned about the ear infection and pharyngitis it is important to know whether it is acute or chronic. As spherocytosis is a kind of hemolytic anemia, your immunity for the acute infection may be comparatively lowered. as far as no response from penicillin is concerened, it is itself a broad spectrum antibiotic but continued use may result in resistance to it.
i dont see any underlying problem as such but my advice would be to see a homoeopath for the infections.
Answered: Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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