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Posted by: John | 2005/12/12

Is Augmentin 1000mg effective against pharangeal Chlamidial infections?

Dear Doc,
I have developed an ear infection and sore throat, this occurring approximately a week after having had oral sex with a new partner. Penetration was with a condom.

I saw a doctor for the sore throat/ear infection and was treated with Augmentin. The infection did not clear after the first course and I was prescribed a second course, this time Augmentin 1000mg. I have been reading up on the net what possible infections might have caused the throat infection and wondered if it might not be a chlamidial infection. If so, will the anti-biotics prescribed actually cure the infection??

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Dear John,
Chlamidiae react to erythromycin, tetracyclin and Ciprobay. Did you tell your doctor about the possible origin of the sore throat? Please ask him to reconsider the treatment.

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