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How long after exposure to strep does it take your body to feel its symptoms?

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

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How long should I watch my 11 week old for symptoms after exposure to strep bacteria?

How long should I watch my 11 week old for symptoms after exposure to strep bacteria?

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

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How long after strep exposure would an exposed person show symptoms?

How long after strep exposure would an exposed person show symptoms?

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

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For how long need one take the antibiotic ampicillin to rid the body of group strep b?

For how long need one take the antibiotic ampicillin to rid the body of group strep b?

10 days: Group b strep soft tissue infections are treated for 10 days of penicillins to achieve cure. Penicillin is given during labor until delivery to colonized women to prevent spread to the baby. ...Read more

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How long does it take until symptoms of strep throat go away with treatment?

How long does it take until symptoms of strep throat go away with treatment?

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

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Can someone tell me how long will my strep throat symptoms take to disappear after starting antibiotics?

Can someone tell me how long will my strep throat symptoms take to disappear after starting antibiotics?

Strep throat: You should start to feel better after 24-48 hours on antibiotics. You can take Ibuprofen in conjunction with the antibiotics and make sure you're drinking a lot of fluids. ...Read more