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Fenton, MO
A 49-year-old female asked:

i am taking amox-clav 875-125 mg and the guy i am seeing was just diagnosed with strep throat. can i catch strep from him?

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Strep transmission: Strep is very easily passed from one person to the next - especially if they might be involved in kissing, sharing drinks/cigarettes etc. Funny thing is, you're on the right treatment for Strep - so as long as you're on it, you're actually protected because any germs passed from him would be 'killed' because you're on targeted antibiotics for that. Would use common sense though so u both recover.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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