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My daughter is 16 months can she get my strep throat?

My daughter is 16 months can she get my strep throat?

Yes: Strep throat is a contagious disease, and altho not as common in toddlers, it still may occur. Wash hands and try to avoid close contact( i know it is hard). ...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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My daughter is 1 and was around her cousin and he gave her a kiss and just found out he has strep throat what's the likeyhood she will get it or not?

My daughter is 1 and was around her cousin and he gave her a kiss and just found out he has strep throat what's the likeyhood she will get it or not?

Depends: This would vary with the site of the kiss, and timing. If she was already 24 hrs into treatment, she would not be considered contageous.If it occurred before symptoms, she may or may not have been contageous.I would just monitor the situation at home & go in if she develops fever soon. ...Read more

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Why when my daughter had strep throat I did not get it even though I shared her drinks?

Why when my daughter had strep throat I did not get it even though I shared her drinks?

It happens: Between 5-30% (time of the year)of the population can carry strep with no symptoms,ever.That is one reason it persists year round.You may never get symptoms and actually be the sourse of your daughters illness.Why some get sick and some don't is confusing. Some think it is related to strong immunity but I find young kids with little life experience can be carriers too ...Read more

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My daughter has had strep throat at least every other month this passed year. A relative of mine told me to ask to get her tested for pandas. Should I?

PANDAS: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Strep is a relatively rare condition. The presence of frequent strep infections alone is not PANDAS- as the name implies, neuropsychiatric behaviors are the hallmark with the proper history. There is no "test" the diagnosis is based on history and physical findings alone. Discuss with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 1daughter has strep throat and a horrible rash from it. My other daughter is pg and they are all home. What are the chances that pg one will get it?

My 1daughter has strep throat and a horrible rash from it. My other daughter is pg and they are all home. What are the chances that pg one will get it?

Scarlet fever?: Need to know how strep throat was diagnosed. If this was presumptive and without either a rapid strep screen or culture, would be suspicious of the cause of the rask. Your pregnant daughter should stay away from anybody with infection. Yes, strep is communicable. ...Read more

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My daughter was given amoxicillin 500mg/5ml and she weighs 40 lbs 3 times a day for strep throat does this sound correct?

My daughter was given amoxicillin 500mg/5ml and she weighs 40 lbs 3 times a day for strep throat does this sound correct?

Seems high: That dose is generally given to adults (>40kg) with severe bacterial infection. Your daughter is about 20kg. A dose recommended for 20kg children with strep is 500mg twice daily. Discuss with the prescribing physician if you have any questions. ...Read more

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My 30 lb daughter was given amoxicillin suspension 400mg/5ml for strep throat. Directions on bottle read 7.5ml twice daily. Does this dose seem high?

Depends: I would usually only use 5 ml twice a day unless I was worried that the sinuses or ears were in the process of becoming infected. ...Read more

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My 9 year old daughter had strep throat and bronchitis about 3 weeks ago, and was put on amoxcillan, now has a almost laringitis...dr's again????

My 9 year old daughter had strep throat and bronchitis about 3 weeks ago, and was put on amoxcillan, now has a almost laringitis...dr's again????

Yes, doctor again: Make sure to use a cool mist humidifier when your child is resting. also hydrate your child well. So that the nutrition, antibiotics can work better. Also make sure your child is resting well, comfortably, and is warm. ...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