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Can I Go To Work With Strep Throat
48 hours: After you have been on antibiotics for 24-48 hours you should no longer be contagious ...Read more
Stay home : Hi Sean, sore throat in many cases is a sign of contagious illness. The one exception would be if you have allergies. I'd say stay home to protect your coworkers health and give yourself a chance to recover. Tomorrow you can see your doctor and get checked out. Feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antibiotics: Antibiotics, antiobiotics, antibiotics. Serious complications can arise if strep is not appropriately treated with antibiotics. Complications can include infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin & blood; scarlet fever, inflammation of the kidney (glomerulonephritis) & eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read more
Need docs help! I am at the end of my strep throat. I have to go to work, is white soda okay to drink?
Yes: Stay hydrated.Get a more detailed answer ›
L&D RN went home sick 4 days ago & was dx w/strep throat. Started my abx tonight. Is it ok to go back to work on Monday? Worried @ exposing mom/baby
Taking antiobiotics for strep throat every 12 hours. I accidently left them at work and won't be able to get them until tomorrow. Complications?!
Possibly: If you skip one or more doses, the antibiotic may not be as effective and the bacteria may become resistant. Best thing to do is to call your Dr.'s answering service and when the on call Dr. calls back, ask if they can call in one dose for you to take tonight. Then take your morning dose as soon as you get to work tomorrow AM. Good luck! ...Read more
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