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Please give advice on how to get rid of strep throat fast?

Please give advice on how to get rid of strep throat fast?

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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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


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How to get rid of strep throat fast without an antibiotic?

How to get rid of strep throat fast without an antibiotic?

You don't: Strep throat goes through several phases. The acute phase will eventually fade in most without rx. During the sub-acute phase, the body continues to make antibodies & a fraction of the cases develop long term complications including kidney, heart & brain injury.Antibiotics can stop the sub-acute & complications if started within ~10 days of first fever. Herbal or comfort rx makes no difference. ...Read more

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Please explain how do you get rid of strep throat fast?

Please explain how do you get rid of strep throat fast?

Strep throat: Streptococcal throat infection requires antibiotic therapy. Need to complete the full course of it in order to avoid recurrence of the disease or resulting in complications that follows the infection. Avoid spread by avoiding sharing the same utensils/kissing, close contact for at least 24 hours after starting antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of strep throat without going to a doctors office?

How can I get rid of strep throat without going to a doctors office?

How do you know?: There are no specific symptoms of strep throat that distinguish it from other causes of sore throat. A screening test or culture is the only way to be sure it's strep. Most of the time a sore throat will get better by itself. The main reason for treating strep throat is to prevent rare but potentially serious complications, like rheumatic fever which can cause permanent heart damage. ...Read more

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Can you take Claritin d to get rid of strep throat?

Can you take Claritin d to get rid of strep throat?

No: Antibiotics are required to kill the bacteria that causes strep throat. Claritin-d might make you feel somewhat better, but it will not treat it. Untreated strep throat has the potential to have long term side effects. ...Read more

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Doctor gave me antibotics, but not for my throat. How can I get rid of strep throat?

Doctor gave me antibotics, but not for my throat. How can I get rid of strep throat?

Strep throat: Only certain antibiotics help strep throat. The trick is if you really have strep throat or not. If someone doesn't have fever, doesn't have pus on tonsils, doesn't have big swollen lymph nodes, but does have a cough or runny nose, it is very unlikely they have strep throat. A simple in-office strep test can help though, and if positive, you can get the proper antibiotic. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have strep throat. How do I get rid of it at home.

I have strep throat. How do I get rid of it at home.

Antibiotics: Because of potentially serious complications, such as heart, kidney and joint complications among others, you need antibiotics!call your doctor or take them if prescribed. ...Read more

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I hvae strep throat a second time in a month and i can't afford the meds this tiime how can I get rid of it?

I hvae strep throat  a second time in a month and i can't afford the meds this tiime how can I get rid  of it?

Sore vs strep: The majority of sore throats are viral and symptoms of both viral & strep will resolve without treatment. You only know you have strep if you invested the time and effort to have it tested. If you chose not to be tested or find a free clinic for evaluation, your general risk of strep complications if it is strep run about 1/200. ...Read more

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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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