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Strep Throat Contagious 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
I was given penicillin three days ago for strep throat. I am on my period and it has suddenly stopped since I started taking the medicine. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I'm on the pill and my period lasts 4-5 days. This time,on the 2nd day I had a high fever-102°(strep throat) and my period stopped. Is this normal?
Keep on truckin': Keep on taking the pill without fail unless you want to become a young mother ...Read more
For how long is someone with strep throat contagious BEFORE they develop and start showing symptoms?
2 - 5 Days: "Strep throat" is caused by a bacterial infection with Group A Streptococcus. The period between intial infection with bacteria and appearance of symptoms is 2 to 5 days. This called the Incubation period. Because this an infection that requires antibiotic treatment see your doctor for symptoms of fever, sore throat, rash. ...Read more
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