A member asked:

Strep throat 4 times in a row? i was on antibiotics each time but this last time i decided to stay off antibiotics now i have a cough and runny nose.

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Dr. Jennifer Konsker answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Retest: You need to be retested with a throat culture and treated if positive. Untreated strep can lead to serious conditions involving the heart ( rheumatic fever).

Answered 7/20/2014



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