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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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What are strep throat symptoms?

What are strep throat symptoms?

Common ones....: Typical symptoms: sore throat, fever of greater than 38 °c (100 °f), tonsillar exudates (pus on the tonsils), and large cervical lymph nodes. Other symptoms: headache, n/v, abdominal pain, muscle pain, or a scarlatiniform rash or palatal petechiae (small bleeding), the latter being an uncommon but highly specific finding. Consult doc if you have these symptoms..Good luck. ...Read more

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Most strep throat symptoms are gone so cna i go back to work?

Yes: Once you feel fine and the symptoms are almost resolved, you can go back to work. Glad to hear you are feeling better. ...Read more

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Any ways i can lessen the severity of my strep throat symptoms when they start to show?

Any ways i can lessen the severity of my strep throat symptoms when they start to show?

Tips + antibiotics: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. If you have streph throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future compications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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How to treat terrible strep throat symptoms?

How to treat terrible strep throat symptoms?

Strep throat: Along with antibiotics you can take Ibuprofen and gargle with warm watersalt solution. ...Read more

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How quickly do strep throat symptoms respond to penicillin?

How quickly do strep throat symptoms respond to penicillin?

Strep throat: Symptoms may improve within 6-8 hours after taking penicillin and feel a lot better within 24 hours, at which time one is no longer contagious. ...Read more

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At what rate should strep throat symptoms respond to penicillin?

48': Usualy not contagious after 24 hours on antibiotics and sxs usually start improving within 48 hours on antibiotics. ...Read more

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How is it possible that I have strep b with strep throat symptoms?

How is it possible that I have strep b with strep throat symptoms?

They go together: Streptococcus is divided into different groups, labelled a, b, c etc. They are further subdivided into Alpha hemolytic or beta hemolytic. The most common one that we are concerned with is group a, beta hemolytic. However we often just shorten this mouthful to strep b. If you have this you can get the usual symptoms of strep throat: fever, sore throat, white patches on your tonsils, etc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of terrible strep throat symptoms?

Strep throat : Strep throat is caused by a bacteria. The best treatment is antibiotics. Other things that can soothe your throat are warm salt water gargles, numbing throat sprays, hydration, and rest. ...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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