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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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Is strep throat also contagious during the incubation period?

Yes: If it's in your saliva, it can be spread, whether you are symptomatic or not. ...Read more

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How long is strep throat contagious and what is the incubation period?

Depends: Strep can be carried in a contagious state indefinitely.Once treated, the spread is minimal after 24 hrs. Some people can pick up and carry the germ without infection, ever, while most would become symptomatic within 24-48 hrs. ...Read more

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My period was suppose to come oct 25 but i've been taking amoxicillin for strep throat. It is now oct 27th. Am i late or is it amoxicillin?

My period was suppose to come oct 25 but i've been taking amoxicillin for strep throat. It is now oct 27th. Am i late or is it amoxicillin?

Get well soon!: Two days late is not too unusual even without an illness and meds. So, first get well. Only you (and your guy) know if you had unprotected sex near your ovulation time and that's essential for pregnancy. Ask your doctor for eval if recovery is slow and/or your period skips entirely. I hope you're fine soon in all ways. ...Read more

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Why do gps (or their mas) always aggressively insist i provide first day of last period? Reasons for visits include strep throat, shoulder injury, etc

Why do gps (or their mas) always aggressively insist i provide first day of last period? Reasons for visits include strep throat, shoulder injury, etc

Fetal injury prevent: Because you are capable of being pregnant, the question you find offensive is meant to protect the unborn, if present. Many medicines will cause irreversible damage to the organ systems to, the unborn. In fact, we have a responsibility to you and the baby, and could be held responsible if appropriate care were not exercised in this regard. All sexually active women should be aware of this. ...Read more

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Can strep throat medication cause late period? I've been having A TON of acne and have been tired lately (not sure if that has anything to do with it

Can strep throat medication cause late period? I've been having A TON of acne and have been tired lately (not sure if that has anything to do with it

Not meds, but....: Your being I'll is more likely to have altered your cycle than the medication . The stress of illness on your body can affect hormone levels and thus your period. Remember, though, antibiotics can affect how well your contraception works, so use extra protection if you don't want to get pregnant and are on an type of contraception ...Read more

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Is strep throat very contagious?

Is strep throat very contagious?

Yes: Wash your hands, don't share towels or pillows, cover your mouth if you cough, don't touch other people's food and utensils. ...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


Contagious (Definition)

One is able to transmit an infection to another by ...Read more