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How Long After Exposure To Strep Does It Take Your Body To Feel Its Symptoms
Depends on You & exp: Group a strep is variable in its effect. During the year there are strep carriers around (5+/-%) who seem never to get sick but can pass it on.Asymptomatic carriage in winter is higher. If u are susceptable (we can't be sure who) then u probably become sick within 3 days. U have 9-10 days to rx & stop most bad effects on kids. Simple office tests can confirm a sore throat is really strep & not viral. ...Read more
Depends on the disea: If your concern is strep b exposure around delivery the venerable period is past. We usually see issues arise in an early <1wk or late (2-4wk) pattern with this germ. Every day further from delivery without a problem means its rarely if ever seen. If you are concerned about strep a, that throat germ is not as quick or deadly & often produces only a cloudy nasal discharge at that age. ...Read more
1-7 days: After exposure to strep, practicaly speaking, it's about 1-7 days untill you may show symtoms. Ofcourse there are always exceptions to the rule, but if you are outside of 7 days, you are unlikey to get sick. ...Read more
How long does it take after taking antibiotic for uti. ..to test positive again after for strep B I'm still having slight symptoms after finished?
2 to 5 days: The incubation time is 2 to 5 days. You do not need to be tested unless you develop some symptoms. ...Read more
1-3 days: Strep is a bacteria that remains very sensitive to penicillin. If treated by mouth it can take 2-3 days to become non contagious. If treated with cr bicillin injection the contagious period is shorter and sometimes more effective. My choice is the shot, your child will feel better quickly and can return to school as early as 24 hours after the shot. ...Read more
Can someone tell me how long will my strep throat symptoms take to disappear after starting antibiotics?
Can you tell me how much time should I watch my 11 week old for symptoms after exposure to strep?
Throat sore 2.5 days, no other symptom. Poss. Exposure to strep. Just looked--looks like canker sore surrounded by redness, s. Palate. No worry?
May be viral: If there is a single sore and you have no other symptoms (no headache, no stomach ache, no fever), the sore throat may well be a virus. Treatment for that is supportive. If you develop any of the above symptoms in addition, however, and do not have symptoms such as stuffy nose or cough, see your doctor to make sure you do not have strep. ...Read more
Low HIV exposure 1m ago. Symptoms chronologically : persistent mild to high fever (10d)->swollen lymph gland->strep throat->dry cough. Can this be HIV?
Acute HIV: Your symptoms are nonspecific and could simply suggest a viral syndrome. However, these are also symptoms of acute HIV seroconversion, and if you had a risk exposure (not sure what you mean by "low") then you should definitely get tested. ...Read more
Tuesday I was tested for strep but it came back neg. They did 2 swabs at a time. How long does it take to get the results of a culture?
A few days: With a negative rapid strep test, probably the culture will also be negative for strep. Culture results typically take 2-5 days. ...Read more
My daughter was diagnosed with strep today. How long before we would see symptoms if anyone else in our family is getting it also?
Approx. 1-4 days: Throat infection with strep bacteria can cause a variety of symptoms such as soreness, raspy voice, difficulty swallowing, fevers, mucus production, etc. Due to its association with inflammation of the throat and its nearby structures. Symptoms usually begin within a few days (one to four days) after contracting the infection (incubation period). Good luck. ...Read more
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