You may get a throat swab for ascertaining the best antibiotic.
You may need the following antibiotics;
1) Penicillin G plus metronidazole
You may seek a referral for an ENT specialist and following investigations, should be done;
1) Throat cultures have been the "gold standard" for diagnosing GAS (group A streptococcus) pharyngitis and another pathogen, such as N. gonorrhoeae.
2) Blood counts
3) EBV virus antibodies
4) Indirect laryngoscopy (ENT specialist sees the inside of the throat by a mirror).
5) Lateral (side neck)) cervical view of the plain radiograph, exposed for soft tissue detail.
Following measures may be helpful, meanwhile;
1) Warm saline/saltwater gargles
3) Rest to throat; less talking!
4) Warm fluids; increase the fluid otherwise also.
5) Paracetamol or Ibuprofen will take care of your pain and discomfort.
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