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Bronchitis: Acute bronchitis is caused by viruses in >95% of cases. The remainder are predominantly bordetella pertussis (cause of whooping cough). It would be rare for strep pyogenes to be involved, but there may be some cases of exacerbations of chronic bronchitis in which they may be involved. ...Read more
What are the chances of my baby dying during labor if I have the bacteria b strep'? I also have an ongoing chronic severe neutropenia of unknown cause
Low if treated: If you have known gbs, your doctor will give you IV antibiotics during labor in order to prevent transmission of the bacteria to the baby. If for whatever reason you don't get the antibiotics, they can do tests on the baby to evaluate for infection. The baby will need to be watched closely for 48 hours, as most infections show up in that time. ...Read more
YOU cannot: Only medical persons can test for streptococcal infection. It requires a simple swab test. It is extremely unwise to leave such an infection go untreated, as it could have life-long cardiac consequences. Viral infections are not treated by antibiotics, while strep (a bacteria) is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the Pneumococcal vaccine, either kind, effective for frequent strep throats? Can it cause die-off reactions from the strep bacteria?
What to do if i know that strep throat is caused by streptococcus bacteria. What causes tonsilitis?
Pt history of dental abscess x 3.Oral hygiene difficult due to severe intellectual db/autistic.Can oral bacteria/strep cause permanent organ damage ?
I know streptococcus bacteria cause strep throat - can they also cause ear infections? Is there a vaccine available for these bacteria?
How can you distinguish between strep, mono and a bacterial/virus throat infection (caused by cold)?
For adults, are the antibodies that fight bacteria causing strep throats always circulating in blood?
A fever blister that continues to grow bigger and bigger each day. Could this be a strep bacteria?
See a doctor: Without being able to see and diagnose this appropriately cannot really comment, but you should have this looked at professionally. ...Read more
No: If you really have a strep throat it will usually get better without antibiotic treatment in about 7 days but you then run the risk of developing the serious post-streptococcal sequella of glomerulonephritis or rheumatic fever. To prevent this risk you need to take a full 10 days of a penicillin antibiotic. Symptomatic treatments include throat lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Definitions: "strep" throat is always bacterial because that term refers to the bacterium streptococcus pneumoniae. Everything else is a sore throat but is not 'strep'. Yes, you can have viral and bacterial in the throat at the same time but, this is not very common. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bacteria: If you are referring to the organism causing strep throat and other more serious infections, it can remain in the back of the throat for very long time periods without producing disease. In fact, you may never become sick from it without there being some predisposing factor like an acute viral infection. ...Read more
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