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Can You Get Over Strep Throat Without Antibiotics
Strep Throat.: Symptoms usually resolve within a week. However, if not appropriately treated with antibiotics there can be serious complications. ...Read more
Is it really necessary to get an antibiotic for strep throat or can I let my body fight it naturally?
I have an antibiotic for my strep throat but if my partner sleeps in the same bed as me is he likely to get it too?
You can't: If you have actually been diagnosed with strep throat (with a test....It can't be accurately diagnosed by looking at it), then it is really important to clear it up with an antibiotic. The bacteria that causes strep throat can cause other problems with your kidneys or heart, and no alternative medicine will prevent those problems from happening. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i get an antibiotic for my strep throat with out going to the doctor please help i'm in pain.!?
No: You need to see the doctor and make sure it is strep.Antibiotics only help strep not viruses.See the answer for symptomatic pain relif. ...Read more
I am currently taking ampicillin for skin issues. I was directly exposed to strep throat today. Can I still get strep while on this antibiotic?
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
Penicillin still #1: Despite being the oldest antibiotic, it is still the medicine of choice for treating strep throat infection. It is not 100%, but still the "standard of care." it is sometime not used because of penicillin allergies or because of younger age (adolescent/teen-more difficult with schedule--school/sports etc) due to required frequency of use --4x/day for 10 days.. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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