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How long is it supposed to it take for azithromycin to cure strep throat?

How long is it supposed to it take for azithromycin to cure strep throat?

@4-48 hrs: Infection should generally be gone in 24-498hrs if the medication works and there is no resistance. Mild symptoms may remain for several more days, but not contagious. ...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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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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How long does it take for strep throat to cause really bad harm?

How long does it take for strep throat to cause really bad harm?

Variable issue: The kidney injury triggered by some strains may begin within a few weeks of an untreated strep throat. The rheumatic fever, heart & nervous system injuries may be delayed for a month or so. Effective treatment initiated within 9-10 days of first symptoms can usually stop delayed effects. The kidney issues can sometimes appear even with treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for azythromycin to clear up strep throat?

How long does it take for azythromycin to clear up strep throat?

Strep throat: Symptomatology improves within a day or so. The major reason to treat strep throats has always been to prevent rheumatic fever which is unusual now probably more later to the low amount of circulation of specific rheumatogenic serotypes than early treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take Amoxicillin to leave your system/ how long does it keep working if I took 500mg 2x/day for 10 days for Strep throat?

How long does it take Amoxicillin to leave your system/ how long does it keep working if I took 500mg 2x/day for 10 days for Strep throat?

Day or so: I believe the half life of amoxicillin is around 8 hours. That means 8 hrs after the last dose, only 1/2 is left, after another 8 hrs, half of the remaining and so on. It leaves through your kidneys. ...Read more

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How long does it take for omnicef (cefdinir) to relieve the pain of strep throat. I have taken 2 days worth and am still in extreme pain?

How long does it take for omnicef (cefdinir) to relieve the pain of strep throat. I have taken 2 days worth and am still in extreme pain?

Strep throat: True strep infections respond very quickly to antibiotics. Omnicef (cefdinir) dies treat strep infections therefore if you are still sick it seems possible you may have something else besides strep. Mononucleosis is a strong candidate if you are really tired and still sick. I would go back to the doctor and ask to check for other infections. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed. Yesterday with strep throat. They gave me a shot of bicilon how long does it take to kick in and the fever will go away?

I was diagnosed. Yesterday with strep throat. They gave me a shot of bicilon how long does it take to kick in and the fever will go away?

Typically 48 hours.: Bicillin injection is convenient, but rather painful and expensive way to treat strep. In most cases, the good old penicillin is the #1 recommended treatment for strep infection. Oral formualtion is much cheaper. Typically, you should see improvement from strep (if the bug is sensitive to it) quite rapidly, often within 48 hours. If by tomorrow n u r not better, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of the rash associated with strep throat?

How long does it take to get rid of the rash associated with strep throat?

Up to a week: A rash associated with step throat is also usually called scarlet fever. The rash lasts a few days. Investigation for other causes of the rash such as due to antibiotic treatment needs to be considered by md. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get over strep throat using azithromycin?

Poor choice: Strep throat is best treated by one shot of benzathine penicillin or 5-day course of cefdinir. For individuals with penicillin allergy, Azithromycin is recommended but at higher doses to be effective. ...Read more

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How long does it take to clear up strep throat and an ear infection with a shot?

How long does it take to clear up strep throat and an ear infection with a shot?

Strep throat: Whether the treatment is oral or intramuscular antibiotics, strep bacteria in the throat is wiped out in 24 hours when one is no longer contagious. The advantage of the shot is that it lasts for 10 days provided it was la bicillin. Oral meds should be taken daily for 10 days to prevent complications from the infection. ...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 is it gonna take to recover from strep throat?

How long is it gonna take to recover from strep throat?

Strep throat: It will take a early as 12 hours to start feeling better after dosing with penicillin. However, it may take 24 to 48 hrs for complete disappearance of symptoms, provided the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for strep throat to go away with medicine?

How long is it supposed to it take for strep throat to go away with medicine?

Rapid improvement.: A person usually feels much better 24 to 48 hours after starting antibiotics. They are usually not contagious after completing 24 hours of antibiotics. You still need to take the full course of antibiotics. Don't stop just because you are feeling better. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get over strep throat?

Strep Throat.: Symptoms usually resolve within a week. However, if not appropriately treated with antibiotics there can be serious complications. ...Read more

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I've been given penicillin to treat my strep throat. How long will it take before I can start to experience recovery effects?

I've been given penicillin to treat my strep throat. How long will it take before I can start to experience recovery effects?

3 days: A person taking penicillin for strep throat should feel better in 2-3 days. If he is worse on day 3, or just not better by day 4, he should talk with his primary care doctor to verify the name and proper dose of his antibiotic, and to discuss his symptoms. Re-evaluation and treatment with a different medication may be needed. ...Read more

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Tested positive for strep throat. Taking 500 Mg penicillin vk for 24 hrs. Throat still hurting and still feel bad. How long should it take to work?

Tested positive for strep throat. Taking 500 Mg penicillin vk for 24 hrs. Throat still hurting and still feel bad. How long should it take to work?

48-72 hours: Many people begin to feel relief from Strep throat symptoms after 24 hours of appropriate antibiotic therapy, but one wouldn't necessarily consider your regiment a treatment failure until you have been taking it for at least 2-3 days. Best wishes. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

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