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strep throat not getting better
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Dr. Jason Black answered
24 years experience Internal Medicine
From someone else: Strep throat is a bacterial infection that people usually get from being exposed to another infected individual.
Dr. Alan Jackson answered
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Exposed to carrier: You were exposed to some one who had this.
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Dr. Joseph Woods answered
27 years experience Pathology
Air droplets, food.: This is caused by streptococcus group a, commonly in children aged 3 and up, is spread by respiratory droplets but can be spread by food also. This a ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Jassey answered
16 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It's rare under age 2 to get strep, but is possible. I've seen a positive strep test in as young as a 4 month old.
Dr. Colton Bradshaw answered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Although uncommon for babies to be diagnosed with strep throat, certainly anything is possible! strep is generally passed from one victim to another b ... Read More
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