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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

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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Dear sir, what can be the perfect medicine for strep throat for adult person please?

Dear sir, what can be the perfect medicine for strep throat for adult person please?

Amoxicillin: Is the first line drug by the book ( if you are not allergic to penicillin). In many communities, strep is gaining resistance to penicillins, so your doctor may recommend a cephalosporin like cephalexin. ...Read more

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What does strep throat look like on an adult with no tonsils?

What does strep throat look like on an adult with no tonsils?

Red: The area around where the tonsils used to be may look beefy red. There may also be red spots on the soft palate. The appearance does not help one identify strep vs virus. ...Read more

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I'm a 35 year old adult within 3 weeks I have got strep throat and this last time severe joint pain hands, knees and back.. I don't feel any better?

I'm a 35 year old adult within 3 weeks I have got strep throat and this last time severe joint pain hands, knees and back.. I don't feel any better?

Post Strep: There are poststreptococcal arthritis syndromes. The best known is acute rheumatic fever. More often in adults we see post streptococcal arthritis. I cannot say for sure you have that picture need an evaluation. Often if your strep throat is treated soon enough such occurrences can be prevented. Your arthritis evaluation will clarify that. ...Read more

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I have strep throat at least three times a year plus many sore throats. The ER doctors say I should have my tonsils removed, is it safe as an adult?

I have strep throat at least three times a year plus many sore throats. The ER doctors say I should have my tonsils removed, is it safe as an adult?

See own doc: Decisions on whether you need surgical intervention for a chronic problem should not be coming fro an er doc. You need to discuss this with a primary care doctor or with an ENT doctor for your particular case of recurrent throat infections. While the surgery is generally safe, there can always be complications from bleeding, infection, anesthesia. That's why you need to talk to your personal doc! ...Read more

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What is strep throat?

What is strep throat?

Specific infection: A strep throat is a bacterial infection of the throat (pharynx), tonsils or both caused by the bacteria group a streptococcus. Unfortunately common usage has deteriorated to mean sore throat in general. This is inaccurate. Many more viruses cause sore throats than streptococcal bacteria. Fever & sore throat for more than 2 days without cold symptoms suggests possible strep. A culture is best dx. ...Read more

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What exactly is strep throat?

What exactly is strep throat?

Steptococcus pyogene: It is a throat infection due to streptococcus pyogenes (a bacteria), also known as group a beta-strep. This is the same organism known as the "flesh-eating" bacteria. The major risk here is acute rheumatic fever if the strep throat is not treated properly. This occurs after recovery from the throat infection. ...Read more

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How was strep throat discovered?

How was strep throat discovered?

Microbiology: Anton van Leeuwenhoek, a scientist and microbiologist from Holland, discovered strep throat. He conducted various experiments and came up with different methods for using microscopes. He is famous for many biological discoveries and is often considered as the “Father of Microbiology” for his contributions. ...Read more

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What are the causes of strep throat?

What are the causes of strep throat?

Bacteria: Strep is caused by the streptococcal bacteria of which there are several strains. Grp a is the throat problem most of the time.Antibiotics are necessary to prevent serious complications. ...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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