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is refusal to drink a symptom of strep throat

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: Contact spread is possible but not automatic. Was the dx confirmed by test or just treated? True strep is usually symptomatic within 12-72 hrs after e ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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No: Drinking cold beer in moderation will not increase your chance of developing strep throat.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not directly: The alcohol exposure will not cause strep throat.What you do during the period of alcohol intake might.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I wouldn't encourage: It. Your body needs to be healing. (but i know of no specific contraindications).
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Strep verification?: Was your strep throat verified by culture?If not, you have to find the cause of your pain. In the meantime try ice cream or popsicles. They are very s ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Stay hydrated.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Farley
10 years experience General Practice
It should be fine: Do you have strep throat as diagnosed by your doctor? There can be many causes of throat pain outside of strep. However, if you have strep throat an ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 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 we do s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rosa Testa
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to guess: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause su ... Read More

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