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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Amoxil (amoxicillin): If yopu have sterp throat infection, you have been prescribed Amoxil (amoxicillin) for it.You have to take full ten daus course of amoxil, (amoxicilli ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Need: More information of where the specimen was taken and what symptoms you have.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Antibiotics: Antibiotic tx is essential if you have strep to prevent complications. Complications can include infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin & bl ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Late onset Strep: In terms of INFANTS, late onset Group B Strep is an infection that infants develop from one week to 3 months after birth, presumably from being birthe ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endemic: Group b strep (gbs) is present in or on the body of almost everyone. For pregnancy care we obtain a culture of the vagina, perineum, and anus at abou ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Asking a doc?: You can smoke any time you want. But it's a always a bad idea, whether you have strep or not.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Would not make sense, since if (+) need rx antibiotic to address. Can be done at urgent care or most dr's offices. Best to get checked & tested.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not Nessisarily: Strep throat can have a wide spectrum of severity in symptoms. Ibuprofen, salt water gargles and fluids help alleviate the pain.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Strep throat has several symptoms. The breath is usually foul like feta cheese. There may be a white covering over the tonsils. Thre may be red spo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Untreated, strep infection can resolve. However, you increase your risk for complications of strep, notably rheumatic heart disease. You also increase ... Read More

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