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can you talk with strep throat

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Should be OK: As long as "just talking" u may be OK!. Strep is spread with close physical contact like sharing objects, kissing etc. You can suspect strep if you d ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Easy to catch: People can catch strep throat without direct contact, sharing drinks, or kissing. Strep is a little less easy to catch than catching a cold. Colds ten ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
HAND TO FACE TRANSFR: I know a psychologist who studied human behavior & found the average adult touched his/her face with unwashed hands 6x/hr & nose 2x/hr.Anytime ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Return to UC: also demand a mononucleosis test if not performed.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Streph Throat Test : Please get a streph throat test - don't guess.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Were you treated for the strept? It may be the infection has traveled to your pharynx and larynx and you need to be evaluated again. Best wishes.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor...: Your symptoms can be related to a number of things including post-nasal drip from allergies. Removing your tonsils is not necessarily the answer here ... Read More
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
URI: Likely just an upper respiratory infection. They are usually caused by viral illness. The treatment is rest, NSAID or acetaminophen as needed for sore ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria behind strep throat is naturally colonized in some folks. When it is actually infecting you, that is, provoking a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
Bacterial infection: Strep is short for streptococcus. Strep throat is an infection by this bacteria which if left untreated, in rare cases, can lead to rheumatic fever (a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: Majority of "strep throat" occurs in winter and spring.

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