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how long does antibiotics take to work for strep

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Unless a complication has occurred due to lack of tx.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: You can transmit an oral or throat infection by close contact in the early phase of the infection. But not likely with casual contact. Furthermore, af ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Strep throat : What do you mean exactly? Did you take an antibiotic specifically prescribed to treat your strep? Not all antibiotics work well against strep.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
10 days: Most regimens are foe 10 days.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Amp & gp B strep: If the strain of strep is sensitive to ampicillin, you should start feeling better in couple days, but it's extremely important to finish the entire p ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on med: Depends on which antibiotic is used to treat the infection.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Tang
23 years experience Pediatrics
Strep throat: You should start to feel better after 24-48 hours on antibiotics. You can take Ibuprofen in conjunction with the antibiotics and make sure you're dri ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evelyn Anderson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Make sure that you comply with twice daily dosing from here on out and finish all of your antibiotics, even if you feel 100% better before they are al ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Streph Throat: This is what my family does. However, often times providers are learly of this route due to concerns about possible medication allergy.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Strep throat: It take 2-3 days of the symptoms of strep throat to go away . However, treatment should be for ten days. Each person reacts differently according to o ... Read More

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