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Can you suggest a home remedy for strep throat and blisters for a child with their molars coming in?

Can you suggest a home remedy for strep throat and blisters for a child with their molars coming in?

Please don't use: A home remedy for streph throat. There can be complications down the road if it is nottreated with an appropriate antibiotic. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Please describe a good home remedy for pain from strep throat?

Please describe a good home remedy for pain from strep throat?

None: If you really have a strep throat it will get better without antibiotic treatment after about 7 days but you then run the risk of developing the serious post-streptococcal sequella of glomerulonephritis and rheumatic fever. To prevent this risk you need to take 10 full days of a penicillin antibiotic. Symptomatic treatments include throat lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Can you recommend a home remedy to prevent strep throat?

Can you recommend a home remedy to prevent strep throat?

No: 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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Are there any home remedy's for pain relieving with strep throat? It hurts to swallow and I can't eat, but my mom won't but me any medicine for it.

Are there any home remedy's for pain relieving with strep throat? It hurts to swallow and I can't eat, but my mom won't but me any medicine for it.

Sore throat: Firstly, you used the term strep throat. Was this diagnosed by a throat swab performed by a medical professional. If so, then antibiotics are required. But, most sore throat are viral.

Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen may help with pain. At home remedies include warm liquids to drink and warm salt water gargles. ...Read more

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I have strep throat, and I'm at my dads house, and I forgot my meds so is there any home remedies?

I have strep throat, and I'm at my dads house, and I forgot my meds so is there any home remedies?

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

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What are the strep throat home remedies?

Antibiotics: 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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What are some home remedies for strep throat?

What are some home remedies for strep throat?

Don't rely on home: Remedies for strep throat - this requires antibiotics to prevent future serious sequela. But here are remedies to go along with that. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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How can I know any home remedies for strep throat?

Use antibiotics.: It is imperative to use antibiotics for strep throat to avoid serious health complications. For symptom relief consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve throat pain. ...Read more

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Are there some yummy home remedies for strep throat relief?

Home remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.
Pour boiling water over thinly sliced >>>. ...Read more

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I think I may have strep throat what are some home remedies?

I think I may have strep throat what are some home remedies?

Antibiotics: 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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Are there any good home remedies for strep throat in my teen?

Are there any good home remedies for strep throat in my teen?

Absolutely Not: Untreated strep throat in rare cases can cause serious complications. These include rheumatic heart disease which generally is permanent damage. There is a window of a week or so where treatment with appropriate antibiotics will prevent this problem. See your doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for strep throat?

None: If you have a strep throat you need antibiotic treatment, usually 10 days of a penicillin antibiotic. The sore throat and fever will resolve in a week even without treatment but you then run the risk of getting serious rheumatic fever or glomerulonephritis. No home remedies will prevent these sequella.
Symptomatic treatments include throat lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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I cannot afford the doctors bill if I have strep throat. Are there any medical remedies?

I cannot afford the doctors bill if I have strep throat. Are there any medical remedies?

Not effective ones: Please make sure that strep throat is 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

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And my voice is fading in and out. Ido not have strep throat. Are there any home remedies that can help soothe my throat, and make it better quickly?

And my voice is fading in and out. Ido not have strep throat. Are there any home remedies that can help soothe my throat, and make it better quickly?

Sore Throat: 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.
Pour boiling water over thinly sliced ginger. Steep 5 min. In a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs honey & sip. Try thyme tea. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for killing the bacteria from strep throat?

No: If you really have a strep throat it will usually get better without antibiotic treatment in about 7 days but you then run the risk of developing the serious post-streptococcal sequella of glomerulonephritis or rheumatic fever. To prevent this risk you need to take a full 10 days of a penicillin antibiotic. Symptomatic treatments include throat lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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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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Until I am able to get into the doctor, what home remedies should I use to help with strep throat?

Until I am able to get into the doctor, what home remedies should I use to help with strep throat?

Symptoms will pass: The symptoms of strep throat generally pass in a few days, if that's what it is. Gargling with salt water or sucking candy will help. That said, the real reason to treat strep is to end the possibility your body will create abnormal antibodies that will attack your brain, kidneys or heart. Rheumatic fever is uncommon today but still exists. Overall risk/untreated infection may be as high as 1%. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a strep throat and sore throat?

Home remedies for a strep throat and sore throat?

See below.: If you have been diagnosed with a strep test and definitely have strep, please take and complete the course of antibiotics prescribed by your doctor. If you are waiting for a test result or waiting for the antibiotic to start working, you can take acetaminophen or ibuprofen and drink lots of fluids and eat soft foods. If you haven't been seen yet, please do see your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have strep throat, a lot of blisters and molars growing. Any home remedies?

What to do if I have strep throat, a lot of blisters and molars growing. Any home remedies?

No -- see Dr. ASAP: If you have strep, you must get seen by a Dr., get tested, and if the test is positive, you must take antibiotics. Strep throat, if untreated, can lead to rheumatic fever, which can cause permanent damage to heart and kidneys. While you're there, the Dr. Can look at the blisters. Feel better! ...Read more

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How do you get strep throat?

From someone else: Strep throat is a bacterial infection that people usually get from being exposed to another infected individual. ...Read more

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How does strep throat spread?

Thru the Air: Strep is a contagious disease and spreads thru close respiratory contacts. Avoidance and good handwashing may help minimize the spread. ...Read more

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How can I treat strep throat?

How can I treat strep throat?

If verified- treat: The majority of sore throats are viruses, but if you have verified strep you should have it treated with an antibiotic. Symptoms may improve in a day or two without treatment, but complications would still be possible without proper treatment. ...Read more

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How do you avoid strep throat?

How do you avoid strep throat?

Avoid: If you know someone has strep, avoidance is best, followed by good hygiene, such as good handwashing and keeping your distance. ...Read more

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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 to do about strep throat?

What to do about strep throat?

Maybe: You can always play the odds and see what happens. Like the folk in the early 1900s.They also had strep ; it passed. However, about 1/200 developed 1of 3 patterns of complications. The only way to know if you had strep was to test it. If treated within 10 days of 1st symptoms you can stop the pattern of complications for strep, if not, you know you won't suffer them. ...Read more

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How do you catch strep throat?

How do you catch strep throat?

HAND TO FACE TRANSFR: I know a psychologist who studied human behavior & found the average adult touched his/her face with unwashed hands 6x/hr & nose 2x/hr. Anytime we do so we can pass germs from what we touch to areas that allow germs access to the nose & mouth. You can do what you can to avoid it, but strep is carried by at least 5% of asymptomatic people continuously. ...Read more

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What do I take for strep throat?

What do I take for strep throat?

If verified- treat: The majority of sore throats are viruses, but if you have verified strep you should have it treated with an antibiotic. Symptoms may improve in a day or two without treatment, but complications would still be possible without proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can you have chronic strep throat?

No: Most streptococcus pyogenes (group a streptococcus) pharyngitis will resolve in 7 days even without treatment. Unfortunately there is then the risk of glomerulonephritis and rheumatic fever. An asymptomatic streptococcal carrier state is not uncommon in children and young adults especially in close quarters like barracks. Relapses of strep pharyngitis rather than chronic infection are common. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

A throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds ...Read more