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Doctor insights on: Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Strep Throat

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Since I've had strep throat my tonsils haven't went down I have orange bumps in my throat that won't go away Is there a natural way to get rid of them?

Since I've had strep throat my tonsils haven't went down I have orange bumps in my throat that won't go away Is there a natural way to get rid of them?

See your doctor: If your tonsils are still enlarged and you still see something that appears abnormal to you, you should follow up with your doctor. Without a proper physical exam, we can't advise appropriate treatment or advise for your condition. All the best and feel better. ...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 to get rid of strep throat without medication?

How to get rid of strep throat without medication?

Playing the odds: You can always play the odds and see what happens. Like the folk in the early 1900s.They also had strep & it passed. However, about 1/200 developed 1of 3 patterns of complications. The brain thing, chorea, put some in mental hospitals. The kidney thing led to sudden kidney failure that some did not survive. The heart thing ate up heart valves and left many weak for the remainder of a short life. Treat it. ...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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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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Is there a good way to get rid of strep throat without getting a swab?

Is there a good way to get rid of strep throat without getting a swab?

It should resolve.: Most strep infections will resolve without any antibiotic treatment. However, you should know what you are risking. Strep antibiodies can damage you own body tissues, especially heart valves. This can cuase rheumatic heart disease and can irreversably damage your heart. This is why we treat step agressivley with antibiotics. Good luck. ...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 can't: If you have actually been diagnosed with strep throat (with a test....It can't be accurately diagnosed by looking at it), then it is really important to clear it up with an antibiotic. The bacteria that causes strep throat can cause other problems with your kidneys or heart, and no alternative medicine will prevent those problems from happening. ...Read more

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

Can you take Claritin (loratadine) 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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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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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 had strep throat 2 weeks ago. I think the amoxicillin didn't work cause I been stressing. Is that possible for it not to work to get rid of strep?

I had strep throat 2 weeks ago. I think the amoxicillin didn't work cause I been stressing. Is that possible for it not to work to get rid of strep?

Strep throat: Amoxicillin typically will cure strep throat. Stress will not affect the medicine. If you are still having symptoms, suggest you re-visit with your PCP for an exam. Ask the PCP if a culture was done so antibiotic sensitivities can be checked. ...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?

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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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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How can I get rid of terrible strep throat symptoms?

Strep throat: Strep throat is caused by a bacteria. The best treatment is antibiotics. Other things that can soothe your throat are warm salt water gargles, numbing throat sprays, hydration, and rest. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis and strep throat be related? Why can't we get rid if the cellulitis

Can cellulitis and strep throat be related? Why can't we get rid if the cellulitis

Maybe: You need to see a physician for an antibiotic prescription. You may need a culture to find out what it is sensitive to. Bacterial infections usually require medication to go away. ...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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When I get sick its always broncitis/strep throat. What could I get OTC that will get rid of the mucus and cough, shorten my "cold"?

When I get sick its always broncitis/strep throat. What could I get OTC that will get rid of the mucus and cough, shorten my "cold"?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of bronchitis or a strep throat? : (my friend said my tounge is yellow : (

What do I do to get rid of bronchitis or a strep throat? : (my friend said my tounge is yellow : (

C ur doctor: You don't know whether it is bronchitis or strep throat, you may need a prescription, so a doctor needs to examine you first, ...Read more

Strep Throat (Definition)

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