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Having sore throat, slightly swollen glands. Hurts to swallow. On antibiotics, no improvement. Solution?

hi I have a sore throat and slightly swollen glads also it hurts when i swallow . it looks read and veiny (sp?) I went to the doctor and was on ammoxacilin for 10 days )thought maybe strep ) durring that time I developed a cough and the troat isn t any better and i have been off the anti-bactiria for 3 days now. (finished all meds) any ideas? i don t wanna waste another visit.
Asked On : Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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How much amoxyillin did you take? it should be 500 mg thrice a day. If you had taken correctly, then you may have to change the antibiotics to either ciprofloxacin or some cephalosporins.
Please do throat gargling with warm water and salt at least twice a day.
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