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Suggest treatment for strep throat

Hi i am having strep throat since last 15 days

started taking Cefuzime500mg for 5daysl

but not much difference then went and took antibiotic for next 5 days

still no effect

now i have been prescribed cefpodoxime proxitel and potassium clavulanate 325mg taken 2 tablets

still no effect please advise what to do
Thu, 29 May 2014
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hello, thanks for ur query, stop all d treatment, but do take simple pain killers for 2 days, send throat swab for culture and sensitivity. depanding on sensitivity v can start new antibiotic course, mean time u can start salt water gargling, all d best. take care.
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