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Can you tell me about way to cure strep throat at home?

Can you tell me about way to cure strep throat at home?

Comfort care: Many find menthol containing materials like gum or candies helpful.Gargling with a salty brine often strips the excess debris of the tonsil ; membrane surfaces ; remove some of the smell. No home remedy will kill the germ but several help you live with it. If you take your chances you have about 1/200 risk of long term complications. ...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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With what i can cure strep throat at home?..My throat hurts so bad that i even lost my voice?

With what i can cure strep throat at home?..My throat hurts so bad that i even lost my voice?

Nothing at home: Will treat strep throat. See your doctor and get checked to see if you have strep throat and if you do you need antibiotics to prevent sequel la such a rheumatic fever. You can get symptomatic relief till you see your doctor with tylenol (acetaminophen) or a throat spray such as chloroseptic. ...Read more

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What to do at home to help cure strep throat?

What to do at home to help cure strep throat?

You need antibiotics: You can gargle with warm salt water or aloe vera juice but make sure you get a streph throat test. You can develop serious problems later in life due to untreated streph. ...Read more

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Are there any solutions to cure a strep throat without seeing a doctor like with home remedies?

Are there any solutions to cure a strep throat without seeing a doctor like with home remedies?

No: A strep throat will usually resolve in about 7 days even without antibiotic treatment but you then run the risk of developing the serious post -streptococcal sequella of glomerulonephritis or rheumatic fever. To prevent this risk you must take a full 10 days of a penicillin antibiotic. No home remedies will prevent this risk. Lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen) are symptomatic treatments. ...Read more

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I have strep throat I am on antibotics now my eyes are red swallowen with greenish cole and leeking what does this mean and or can I cure it at home?

Bacterial conjunct.: Likely you have a bacterial conjunctivitis. Most often the oral antibiotics should clear it up. Using hot towel compresses to keep the eyes clean (wipe away green discharge) should help. If this does not help in 2-3days or if vision is being affected or having pain, see you eyemd for an antibiotic drop & it will clear it up fast. ...Read more

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How to cure strep throat?

How to cure strep throat?

Two steps: Step one: proper diagnosis= quick strep test with high accuracy step two: take your medicine on schedule you will not be contagous after 24hrs on meds but you need to finish them. Comfort measures including ibuprofen, throat sprays or lossenges can also help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure strep throat?

What is the best way to cure strep throat?

Antibiotics: Properly diagnosed, strep throat is cured with appropriate antibiotics to prevent serious complications. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are natural ways to cure strep throat?

Antibiotics: If you have streph throat you need antibiotics. Please be evaluated. Gargling with salt water or aloe vera juice can be beneficial as well. ...Read more

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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

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Is it possible to treat a strep throat at home? I can't afford to go see a doctor, no insurance, and live on my own, no parents so no ER.

Is it possible to treat a strep throat at home? I can't afford to go see a doctor, no insurance, and live on my own, no parents so no ER.

No, it's not...: Strep throat requires antibiotics, so you can't treat at home. I'm not sure how you are sure you have strep if you haven't gone to doctor because you really need to test for strep before you can say for certain that's what it is. Colorado Springs has a health department that you could visit or spend the 60-80 dollars and go to an urgent care center to get appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I cure a strep throat?

Streph Throat: Please see your physician for a streph throat test - if positive you will be treated with antibiotics. Rest, hydrate well with water & stay far, far away from cigarette smoke. You can keep mucosa moist with a humidifier. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Slippery elm bark lozenges are another option. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle severa >>. ...Read more

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What are the strep throat home remedies?

Antibiotics: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor strep throat?

Comfort care: Many find menthol containing materials like gum or candies helpful.Gargling with a salty brine often strips the excess debris of the tonsil & membrane surfaces & remove some of the smell. No home remedy will kill the germ but several help you live with it. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for strep throat?

What are some home remedies for strep throat?

Don't rely on home : Remedies for strep throat - this requires antibiotics to prevent future serious sequela. But here are remedies to go along with that. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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How can I know any home remedies for strep throat?

Use antibiotics.: It is imperative to use antibiotics for strep throat to avoid serious health complications. For symptom relief consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve throat pain. ...Read more

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Are there some yummy home remedies for strep throat relief?

Home remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced >>>. ...Read more

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I think i may have strep throat what are some home remedies?

I think i may have strep throat what are some home remedies?

Antibiotics: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for strep throat in my teen?

Are there any good home remedies for strep throat in my teen?

Absolutely Not: Untreated strep throat in rare cases can cause serious complications. These include rheumatic heart disease which generally is permanent damage. There is a window of a week or so where treatment with appropriate antibiotics will prevent this problem. See your doctor for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about effective home remedies for strep throat?

None: If you have a strep throat you need antibiotic treatment, usually 10 days of a penicillin antibiotic. The sore throat and fever will resolve in a week even without treatment but you then run the risk of getting serious rheumatic fever or glomerulonephritis. No home remedies will prevent these sequella. Symptomatic treatments include throat lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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If I have symptoms of a strep throat should I stay confined in my home?

If I have symptoms of a strep throat should I stay confined in my home?

Depends on variables: Once you have started treatment you become less contagious with each passing hour.By 24 hrs after starting a penicillin drug, the chance of random passage to others has declined enough to resume your routine. During that first 24 hrs, wash hands a lot, kiss no one, and limit outings to those required to get through the day. ...Read more

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Please can you give me some what are good home remediesfor strep throat!?

Please can you give me some what are good home remediesfor strep throat!?

Antibiotics: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for strep throat?

What is the best cure for strep throat?

Antibiotic: Various treatments and types of antibiotics are prescribed for streptococcus infections. ...Read more

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What at-home treatments are there for strep throat?

What at-home treatments are there for strep throat?

Strep throat: The at home treatment for a sore throat not strep is a salt water gargle and hot tea. However, if you are experiencing fever, increasing difficulty swallowing or pain with swallowing, you should not continue to try home remedies, you probably need an antibiotic, go to your primary medical doctor or an ENT for help. ...Read more

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Strep Throat (Definition)

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