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How long does strep throat rash last?

How long does strep throat rash last?

Matter of days: Once proper antibiotics treatment instituted, rash fades pretty quick. ...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 fever last with strep throat?

How long does fever last with strep throat?

1-3 days after: After you start appropriate treatment for appropriately diagnosed strep throat, the fever usually resolves within a couple of days. If it lasts longer than 3 days after taking medicine as prescribed, you should contact the doctor as you may have developed an abcess that needs draining or other complication. It would also be possible the wrong diagnosis was made, and need to make sure on right meds. ...Read more

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How much time does strep throat last?

How much time does strep throat last?

Duration: If diagnosed with culture and treated with antibiotics symptoms should improve over 5-10 days. ...Read more

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How long does a rash last from strep throat?

How long does a rash last from strep throat?

A few days: Rash associated with streptococcal infection disappears usually within a few days once treated properly with antibiotics. Occasionally, fine to gross skin peeling follows after initial rash subsides, i.e., scarlet fever. ...Read more

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How long does a fever last with strep throat.?

How long does a fever  last with strep throat.?

Response within 48H: I usually see the fever begin to drop within 36-48 hrs depending on the type of abx i use(based on allergy profile). Persistence of fever generally means there is a co-existing viral process or something like mononucleosis that can occur together. ...Read more

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How long does a fever last with strep throat?

How long does a fever last with strep throat?

Fever and strep: Hello, it depends on the infection, the intensity or degree of inoculation, your immune status and overall state of health. Typically, the infection and fever will be treated with medicine to reduce the fever like Acetaminophen or an antibiotic. You should see the fever resolve with a few days. If it persists, see your doctor for another evaluation. ...Read more

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How long would strep throat last?

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

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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 a viral throat last?

Variable: A virus could last anywhere from a few days to several weeks - depending on how well you're taking care of yourself in terms of hydration, diet, getting enough sleep, not smoking, etc. However, if a sore throat persists - it should be checked out by a physician to make sure nothing else is going on. ...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 fever last w strep?

How long does fever last w strep?

Stre p what?: If you are referring to strep throat, fever is not particularly common and if treated appropriately should resolve rapidly. The question here is how the strep throat was diagnosed and is something different or additional in progress. ...Read more

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I have strep how long does fever last?

It can vary: Fever from a strep throat infection can be variable from a few days to weeks if left untreated. In some instances, fever is absent and one must rely on other clues to make the diagnosis such as a sore throat, swollen glands, or a red blotchy soft palate. ...Read more

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How long would sore throat last?

How long would sore throat last?

Depends: Viral illness better in a couple days. Bacterial sore throat better in a few days once antibiotic started. Chronic tonsillitis and tumors cause constant throat pain. Sore throat longer than 2-3 weeks needs ENT evaluation. ...Read more

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How long does a strep rash last?

How long does a strep rash last?

Different rashes: The "sandpaper" rash on the trunk lasts about 7-10 days and then peels like a mild sunburn. You can have impetigo, which can look like blisters or honey colored scabs. You can get cellulitis which is deep red. Strep can mimic many other rashes. ...Read more

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How long do sore throats last?

How long do sore throats last?

Depends: Sore throats are caused by many things. Sometime allergies and drainage. Control that and the st goes away. Some are due to bacterial infections. Treat the infection and the throat gets better in 3-5 days. Some are viral. These can last from 3-5 days to 1-2 weeks. Usually not medications to use, just symptomatic treatment. Prolonged st---get checked out! ...Read more

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For how long does strep throat last while taking antibiotics.?

For how long does strep throat last while taking antibiotics.?

24 hours: Usually within 24 hours of starting antibiotics one is no longer contagious. It is important to take all 10 days of antibiotic to completely resolve it and prevent it returning. ...Read more

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How much time does strep throat/tonsillitis last while on penicillin?

How much time does strep throat/tonsillitis last while on penicillin?

24 -48 hrs: You usually feel better in 24 -48 hrs ( usually you are on the medication for 7 - 10 days). If you still feel ill, I would contacted your doctor. Could be strep that is resistant to penicillin or a more serious strep infection. ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

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