ive been taking AMOX for about a week now. the reason why im takenit is because i had unbearably pain in my left ear. i went to the ER told them my symptoms ear ache and sore throat. she perscribe me amoxicillin 250 and motrin 600. its been a week and still no clear up i have 3more days to see results but dont see any not even close the pain in my throat still hurt and my ear still fill clogged. why is that??? ... and i believe i have strap throat
Amoxicillin not working for me?
Question posted by t1brown on 16 Oct 2009
Last updated on 18 October 2009
Sometimes it is hard to tell what you are treating-If you feel like you want to rub your eyes,noses and maybe even ears (one or any combo) you are probably having problems with your sinuses and can use over the counter sinus meds (Claritin D the best) and humidifier and drink lots of of water, juices and take vitamin C 1000mg during cold and flu season.If you feel achy all over have a sore throat and are running a fever-you probably do have strep throat which won't be cured with amoxicillin and Motrin. It will need to be diagnosed by a throat swab and a Z pack(erythromycin) is usually prescribedand Motrin for achy(or can use Ibuprofren). You should probably return to Dr if you have strep throat symptoms because this could be harmful to your kidneys if let go too long. Happy Healing!!
Sounds like your Eustation Tube may be plugged. Or you have a bad sinus infection. Keep using the antibiotics till finished. If you do not have a humidifier borrow one or buy one. Gargle with salt water that will help too.
I found this web site and it had many solutions for strep infection. I think you have had this for sometime and it has plugged the tubes that go from your ears to the back of your throat. Make sure you read about Eucalyptus Oil.
Wish you get well soon
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