It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

General Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-17-2009, 09:43 AM   #1
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 1
rlsco HB User
Sore throat for too long

I have mild sore throat for more than two weeks now without any other symptoms, which I never had before - it bothers me a lot. I went to my doctor 1o days ego, he took my throat culture and sent it to a lab - came back negative, but he gave me antibiotic Zitromax anyway. After taking it for a week it didn't make any difference.
Last winter I was diagnosed with staph aureus bacteria in my nose, which in the winter time occasionally irritates my nose inside, making it swollen and red, creating like internal pimples. I wonder if this bacteria can spread to my throat and make it sore, or is it something else? Please help!

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 10-17-2009, 10:42 AM   #2
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Birmingham, AL
Posts: 16,016
Titchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB UserTitchou HB User
Re: Sore throat for too long

Have you tried gargling with warm salt water? If that takes care of the sore throat, then it's not an infection. It would then probably be allergy or PND related.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
persistent sore throat/sinuses alex1987 Sinus Problems 0 01-06-2009 07:09 AM
Real Sore Throat vs. GERD sore throat jpeder04 Acid Reflux / GERD 1 06-06-2007 02:39 PM
sore throat for 7 months..continous herx??? ktp812 Lyme Disease 10 06-02-2007 12:29 PM
very long sore throat Nvis Colds & Flu 4 12-29-2006 11:45 AM
Sore throat/virus? claydreamer Colds & Flu 1 06-03-2005 03:31 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:56 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!