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I had been coughing for 2 weeks with unproductive cough my ...

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I had been coughing for 2 weeks with unproductive cough my doctor gave me cough medicine and finished taking it. My throat is kinda irritated already. Do you think I need to take anti-biotic?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  V. Yetimyan M.D. replied 11 years ago.

Hello, You can have a culture taken from your throat to rule out STREP THROAT . If the test is positive you need to take antibiotic. If the test is negative you can take Advil tablet and Cepacol Sore Throat Lozenges to dissolve in the mouth.

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