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How can I cure a strep throat?

How can I cure a strep throat?

Streph Throat: Please see your physician for a streph throat test - if positive you will be treated with antibiotics. Rest, hydrate well with water & stay far, far away from cigarette smoke. You can keep mucosa moist with a humidifier. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle severa >>. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for strep throat?

What is the best cure for strep throat?

Antibiotic: Various treatments and types of antibiotics are prescribed for streptococcus infections. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for strep throat or make it not hurt as much?

Antibiotics + tips: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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How do I know that amoxicillin worked to cure my strep throat ?

How do I know that amoxicillin worked to cure my strep throat
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Strep throat: Resolution of strep throat usually comes with resolution of symptoms. So the fever (if present ) goes away, the pain also goes away. If either are persistent, see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Are there any solutions to cure a strep throat without seeing a doctor like with home remedies?

Are there any solutions to cure a strep throat without seeing a doctor like with home remedies?

No: A strep throat will usually resolve in about 7 days even without antibiotic treatment but you then run the risk of developing the serious post -streptococcal sequella of glomerulonephritis or rheumatic fever. To prevent this risk you must take a full 10 days of a penicillin antibiotic. No home remedies will prevent this risk. Lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen) are symptomatic treatments. ...Read more

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To cure a strep throat do you have to throw up to get rid of it or can you just blow it all out your nose?

To cure a strep throat do you have to throw up to get rid of it or can you just blow it all out your nose?

IF indeed a strep: Throat , you cannot throw it up or blow it out. You need antibiotics to treat it if bacterial, and supportive treatment if viral in nature. Consult with your doctor for treatment and not get so sick to end up in the hospital ! ...Read more

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What can be done to cure strep without an antibiotic, and what should I eat?

What can be done to cure strep without an antibiotic, and what should I eat?

Bad Idea: You can treat symptoms with warm salt water gargles or gargling with aloe vera juice but you need antibiotics to prevent severe complications. ...Read more

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How to cure strep throat?

How to cure strep throat?

Two steps: Step one: proper diagnosis= quick strep test with high accuracy step two: take your medicine on schedule you will not be contagous after 24hrs on meds but you need to finish them. Comfort measures including ibuprofen, throat sprays or lossenges can also help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure strep throat?

What is the best way to cure strep throat?

Antibiotics: Properly diagnosed, strep throat is cured with appropriate antibiotics to prevent serious complications. ...Read more

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What to do at home to help cure strep throat?

You need antibiotics: You can gargle with warm salt water or aloe vera juice but make sure you get a streph throat test. You can develop serious problems later in life due to untreated streph. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about way to cure strep throat at home?

Can you tell me about way to cure strep throat at home?

Comfort care: Many find menthol containing materials like gum or candies helpful.Gargling with a salty brine often strips the excess debris of the tonsil ; membrane surfaces ; remove some of the smell. No home remedy will kill the germ but several help you live with it. If you take your chances you have about 1/200 risk of long term complications. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are natural ways to cure strep throat?

Antibiotics: If you have streph throat you need antibiotics. Please be evaluated. Gargling with salt water or aloe vera juice can be beneficial as well. ...Read more

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Can clindamycin cure strep throat?

Yes,but: It has so many negative side effects that its use is usually limited to toxic shock syndrome or necrotizing fasciitis (flesh eating bacteria) when less toxic antibiotics cannot be used. ...Read more

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What can I do to cure strep throat without antibiotics?

What can I do to cure strep throat without antibiotics?

Goes away on its own: Strep goes away on its own. Antibiotics are used to reduce the chance of developing rheumatic fever down the road, not to get rid of the strep. So, while strep throat actually doesn't need to be treated with antibiotics for it to go away, there is a theoretical increased risk of developing rheumatic fever (immune system inflames the joints and sometimes the heart) without treatment. ...Read more

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With what i can cure strep throat at home?..My throat hurts so bad that i even lost my voice?

With what i can cure strep throat at home?..My throat hurts so bad that i even lost my voice?

Nothing at home: Will treat strep throat. See your doctor and get checked to see if you have strep throat and if you do you need antibiotics to prevent sequel la such a rheumatic fever. You can get symptomatic relief till you see your doctor with tylenol (acetaminophen) or a throat spray such as chloroseptic. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for azithromycin to cure strep throat?

How long is it supposed to it take for azithromycin to cure strep throat?

@4-48 hrs: Infection should generally be gone in 24-498hrs if the medication works and there is no resistance.Mild symptoms may remain for several more days, but not contagious. ...Read more

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Can azithromycin 5-day pack cure UTI, Chlamydia & Strep throat all at one time? If I have all 3 at one time will this antibiotic kill all at one time?

Can azithromycin 5-day pack cure UTI, Chlamydia & Strep throat all at one time? If I have all 3 at one time will this antibiotic kill all at one time?

Uti: no it will not help with all three and if you take the wrong dose it will not help with any so visit a health care worker ...Read more

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At home cure for a staph and strep outbreak on skin?

At home cure for a staph and strep outbreak on skin?

Dilute bleach baths: While oral or topical antibiotics would be preferred, you may want to try dilute bleach baths. www.seattlechildrens.org/pdf/pe1131.pdf. ...Read more