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Do you still have burning sensation in your neck?
Do you have any swelling of the lips or tongue?
then this is not an allergic reaction.
Allergic reaction from penicillin will cause swelling of the lips, tongue, itching, rash.
So, this burning can be an immune reaction to the infection.
You should see improvement in your symptoms within 4-5 days.
Although strep is negative, this can still be a bacterial infection.
There are other bacteria which cannot be tested by the rapid strep test
Augmentin is a good antibiotic and will treat the infection effectively.
yes it is
get well soon
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