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Doctor insights on: Duration Of Strep Throat In Adults

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How long does strep throat symptoms last for adults?

How long does strep throat symptoms last for adults?

Few days to a week: Usually after 1 week most if the symptoms should clear. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

It's a throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds rapidly to most antibiotics. There can be a number of other bacteria involved in addition to strep so a regular culture (not just a quick strep ...Read more


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How long would strep throat last?

How long would strep throat last?

Varies: Infection may last up to 10 days but symptoms of throat pain and discomfort, headache and malaise should improve within 24-48 hrs of starting antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long until my strep throat goes away?

How long until my strep throat goes away?

You should start: feeling better after 24 to 48 hours on an antibiotic. However, if you have a viral illness at the same time, the antibiotics will not help to cure that or make you feel better. If that's the case, you just need to wait. If you are still not feeling better, you should get back in touch with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long would strep throat usually last?

How long would strep throat usually last?

Strep Throat: The incubation period for strep throat is usually about 3 days but is variable (2 to 5 days). You are contagious for at least 24 hours after starting antibiotics for strep throat. You will be contagious until you have been on antibiotics for at least 24 hours and for up to 3 weeks if you are not treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long would strep throat take to clear up?

How long would strep throat take to clear up?

24-48 hrs: Not contagious 24-48 hrs after beginning antibiotics. And beginning to feel better in the same time frame. ...Read more

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How long do the symptoms of strep throat last?

How long do the symptoms of strep throat last?

Varies: Typically, symptoms from a strep throat will last for several days, up to a week once on antibiotics. Occasionally, they infection can last longer ANS may even require more medications to resolve the symptoms. ...Read more

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For how long does strep (throat) live on objects?

For how long does strep (throat) live on objects?

About 12 hours: Strep does not live very long out of the body. That doesn't mean you shouldn't clean the area and avoid contact with items like cups and spoons, that an infected person has had contact with. But usually the bacteria dies within about 12 hours outside of the body. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from strep throat ?

How long does it take to recover from strep throat ?

Strep throat: Recovery from strep depends on whether or not you receive antibiotic treatment. Usually, 7-10 days is all it takes to start feeling better although it is not uncommon to take 2 weeks or longer to feel totally back to normal. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will strep throat last?

Antibiotics: With appropriate antibiotics you should be feeling considerable better within a few days. ...Read more

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