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Sore Throat

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You have had a sore throat for over a week. You go to the doctor and she gives you a prescription for an antibiotic. She says for you to make sure that you finish the whole prescription.

Which of the following explains why?

A

The bacteria can become resistant to the antibiotic, and the next time it will not work.

B

The antibiotic gets stronger the more of it you take.

C

The antibiotic will only work after ten days.

D

The antibiotic only starts to work after you have taken the full prescription.