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    Condition: Strep Throat
    8/10/2018 9:42:12 AM

    Reviewer: LVE240, 25-34 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I opted for the shot instead of pills to treat my strep throat, because I couldnâ??t honestly see myself trying to swallow huge antibiotic pills while my throat hurt so bad, plus I figured the shot would most likely help me feel better faster. The shot is kind of painful, but thatâ??s because they have to continue to hold the syringe in while they push a few milliliters of penicillin int ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Strep Throat
    4/9/2017 5:00:46 PM

    Reviewer: OhioRN, 35-44 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Found myself in the ER at 8am on a Saturday with swollen glands on right side of neck, difficulty swallowing, and general neck pain. As a nurse I knew it was most likely strep, and doctor gave me the option of IM antibiotic along with steroid which was oral. Felt better hours later, but had stomach pain during the night and following day. The shot hurts, but better than swallowing giant pills fo ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Strep Throat
    2/23/2017 8:58:06 AM

    Reviewer: shar7222, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Was diagnosed with strep throat. The shot was a bit painful and a little sore the next day but within a couple of hours, the pain in my throat had eased up considerably.

    Condition: Strep Throat
    2/16/2017 9:39:48 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Shot hurt but pain got better within a hour. I came I barely being able to talk and tested positive for strep. The shot worked wonders.

    Condition: Strep Throat
    6/7/2015 10:48:03 AM

    Reviewer: Sara1974, 35-44 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Horrible experience. Painful shot given for no reason. Completely ineffective. Returned to doctor and argued for something else. Finally given Clindamycin and felt better within 6-12 hours- not completely better, but could tell I was improving.

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