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Suggest treatment for fever and swollen lymphnodes

sinus and fever i have been extremely congested thebpast week and have had a fever along with it. i got prescribed zitromax but it didn't help at all. i quit because my mom thinks it was making me worse. also the glands/lymphnodes behind my ears and on my hips above my crotch are swollen. how long should this fever last? i would be totally fine if i didn't have this fever.
Thu, 29 May 2014
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear Friend.
Welcome to Healthcaremagic.
Hi , I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in detail , I understand your concern.
You might be suffering from Acute Strep Sore throat.
Also chances of viral infection like EBV, Infectious Mononucleosis are there.
Zithromax is not going to help you in this.
I advise you following:
1. Hemogram with ESR
2. Antibiotic like Augmentin
3. Paracetamol for fever
4. Anti allergic like Levocetrzine

This is my personal opinion based on details available here. If you still have any other query, you may please ask me.
Stay Healthy.
Dr Anshul Varshney , MD
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