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Crying (Definition)

Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more


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How long does bad breath associated with strep throat last?

How long does bad breath associated with strep throat last?

Bad breath: Assuming your gums are generally healthy then you problems with strep throat should disappear as soon as your gums stop bleeding swollen gums trap food particles and bleeding gums both result in bad breath keep everything as clean as possible if it still there after all signs of strep are gone then see a periodontist to check it out. ...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 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

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How long does the painful throat last in strep throat?

How long does the painful throat last in strep throat?

Few days: If you are taking antibiotics it should be much better in 48 to 72 hours. If you are not much better in 5 days return to your doc. ...Read more

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How long can strep throat last after taking a shot in the thigh?

How long can strep throat last after taking a shot in the thigh?

A shot of what?: It is unusual to treat a strep throat with a shot in the thigh. Usually this problem is treated with an appropriate oral antibiotic. We do not know the dose of the antibiotic nor do we know the antibiotic used. Therefore it is really impossible to answer your question. If the correct antibiotic is used systemically and the concentration is correct the symptoms should disappear within 4 days. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with strep throat and just started on penicillin today. How long does strep usually last when it's being treated?

10 days: The sore throat usually gets better in a few days but the strep is not eradicated until after 10 days of penicillin treatment. The pharyngitis usually resolves within 7 days of onset even without treatment, but unfortunately there is then the risk of glomerulonephritis and rheumatic fever so be sure to complete your full 10 days of treatment even if you feel cured after a few days. ...Read more

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I have a 2 year old and the Dr. Diagnost her with strep throat they gave her shot Tuesday how long does strep throat last. She still has pain?

I have a 2 year old and the Dr. Diagnost her with strep throat they gave her shot Tuesday how long does strep throat last. She still has pain?

Not unusual: I would run it by the doc that saw her Tuesday, because there are rare things that could be complicating her strep throat, like an abscess, but it is not all that unusual to feel crappy for 5-7 days if had a bad case of it. It is natures way of letting you know it is still fighting the infection and you need rest and nutrition. If still running a fever, definitely give doc a call back! ...Read more

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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

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


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