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Strep Throat After Surgery
? confirmed?: The treatment will often kill off the germ and end your chance of spreading strep,but it may take some time for your system to repair the inflammation, tissue injury caused before treatment.Some who have a viral infection, like mono, will test positive for strep at the same time. If so,you must deal with recovering from both.If never tested for strep,it may have just been viral & zpack did noting ...Read more
Depends: Most would consider a patient contagious for a period of 24 hrs after the start of therapy.This would include the shot.After that time, spread is much less likely except with intimate contact. ...Read more
Causative bacteria: strep is the cause of RFGet a more detailed answer ›
Sore throat, neck pain, ear pain for 4 weeks. Negative strep. Symptoms cleared while on antibiotics, returned when RX was finished. Can't swallow. ?
Can't swallow: You MUST report this to your primary doctor as soon as possible. You should also consider going today to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more
3 Days w/fever 100-102, sore throat. D4 fvr gone, sore throat w/swollen lymphs in neck. D5 sore throat, lymphs smaller. No congestion. Flu or strep?
Throat infection: The flu season is not at this time. It could be a viral illness though (just not the "flu"). With the duration, and a fever of 102, with persistent lymph nodes, I would get checked for possible bacterial infection (such as strep) as you may require an antibiotic. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a sore throat for three weeks. Treated with antibiotics. Severely sore. Right tonsil is larger. Negative for strep.
Can vas deferens infection recover after taking three sore throats antibiotics, clarithromycin, and waiting for another 5 weeks?
Not sure in...: The ultimate outcome of treating infection may widely vary among individuals reflecting the virulence of invading bacteria, extent of infectious involvement, overall personal immune defense and health. So, it's an excellent idea to ask your treating doc. To get all the related things for good care done correctly, follow instructions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
Viral infection?: It is possible to have strept throat without a fever, other symptoms will be present- you will likely feel malaise and the back of your mouth will be extremely sore/tender and beefy red. Your doctor can test for strept throat, and treat it with an antibiotic like penicillin. Most sore throats without a fever however, are caused by viruses- and will not respond to antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a cough, swollen tonsils, white patches on back of tongue near tonsils. neg. strep test after sore throat 3 wks ago, took penicillin. ?
Sounds Viral: White patches on tonsills are often a sign of bacterial infection HOWEVER they can occur with viral infections and they can simply be CHRONIC ! Infectious Mono is also a possibility.A simple blood test ( White Count, Heterophile antibodies) may be helpful! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore throat had strep test positive got antibiotics for 10 days. Went back negative strep prescribed augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Still sore. No tonsils. Worse at nigh?
After extubation a month later extremely sore throat, pain swallowing, hoarseness with sore vocal cords. Right tonsil hurts when I swallow. Advice plz?
You need to: consult an ENT specialist who can visualize your vocal cords directly to determine the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Sore throat and congestion for 10 days. Congestion almost gone, throat sore am/pm. See dr or wait?
I still have swollen lymph nodes and slight sore throat after strep treatment. Why? I finished 10 day amoxicillin prescription ~5 days ago.
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