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can you go to work with strep throat

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
After 24 hours: After you have been on antibiotics for 24 hours you are oh longer contagious.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
Yes : Strep tonsillitis respond to antibiotics after two days of treatment but you have to finish ten days of treatment for complete cure. Reinfection is ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
Strep Throat: The common recommendation made is to avoid contact with others for the first 24 hours that you are on antibiotic.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Stay hydrated.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Overly cautious: As long as you are under treatment and are feeling better your physician maybe overly cautious.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Could be many things: Very sore throats are often strep, but more often they are not. Most frequently they are still caused by viruses, from cold viruses like rhino virus ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
48 hours: After you have been on antibiotics for 24-48 hours you should no longer be contagious
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
17 years experience Pediatrics
Stay home : Hi Sean, sore throat in many cases is a sign of contagious illness. The one exception would be if you have allergies. I'd say stay home to protect you ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
?Treated?: You are not considered contagious for strep after you have been on antibiotics for 24 hours. Your employer may of may not have other requirements, but ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Antibiotics: Antibiotics, antiobiotics, antibiotics. Serious complications can arise if strep is not appropriately treated with antibiotics. Complications can inc ... Read More

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