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Strep throat while pregnant

I'm 33 wks pregnant, and have had strep throat for about a week. I'm about to go to the Dr. Does anyone know if they will give me antibiotics? Or do I just have to suffer bc I'm prego?

 
srhmldndo

Asked by srhmldndo at 10:44 AM on Nov. 20, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Well, what they did, in case anyone's curious is give me Claritin D for congestion and a "C-Pack" antibiotics for my throat. It's some kind of broad spectrum antibiotic that's supposed to cover lots of stuff....
    srhmldndo

    Answer by srhmldndo at 7:43 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • They might have to give you something else for that strep...i didnt get to take antibiotics when i had it because Antibiotics dont work for me =[ only make it worse

    So they might give you special sprays and cough drops for ur throat

    sorry u have strep..i know how uncomfy that is =[
    MissKellee

    Answer by MissKellee at 10:56 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • They'll give you antibiotics because if left untreated it can become a much worse infection. I had it while pregnant and was given amoxicillin. I was even given a couple Tylenol 3's to help with the pain. Get to the doc now and start the treatment and make sure you finish it!!!
    AudreyJ

    Answer by AudreyJ at 11:36 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • i had it too

    i took the antibiotics. it sucks
    charisma10

    Answer by charisma10 at 12:23 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

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