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30 year old female with sore throat and blocked sinuses and

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30 year old female with sore throat and blocked sinuses and feeling generally unwell with temp spike twice in 2 days 38.0... labs done
Crp 86.6
Wcc 11
Commenced on augmentin
Is it neccessary as has chest infection 2 months ago and had 2 courses antibiotics and a course of steriods concerned about another course of antibiotcs. Work in hospital.

Hi and welcome.

Your symptoms shows infection of sinuses and your labs are consistent with bacterial infection. You need to take antibiotics for this. I would suggest you to visit your GP for thorough examination and you can get antibiotics prescription from him as well. Salt water gargles and paracetamol would help. Take lots of warm fluids.

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Yes you need another course of antibiotics.

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