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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
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
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?
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?
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
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
I have strep throat and have been on the antibiotic for a little over 24 hours. Can I kiss my boyfriend and have oral sex without giving it to him now?
Depends: Most consider 24 hours on meds enough to consider you not contagious. However, this is generally what we use in discussing public settings.For deep kissing or intense exposure it might be good to give it an extra day or two. ...Read more
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