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Doctor insights on: Vaginal Strep Contagious

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Is vaginal strep contagious?

Vaginal Strep : No, vaginal strep is not contagious.

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Contagious (Definition)

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


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How contagious is an adult strep carrier?

How contagious is an adult strep carrier?

Strept pyogenes: Many people are pharyngeal carriers of group a beta-hemolytic strep. They can pass the organism to other individuals, often by kissing or hand to mouth to mouth contact, and the recipient may or may not become infected. Sometimes it is difficult to know whether a strep isolated from a symptomatic person is actually causing their illness. ...Read more

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I have vaginal MRSA and strep b. How can I get this fixed?

Antibiotics: Oral and topical antibiotics can help treat this. See your doctor for an appropriate regimen. ...Read more

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The cyst on my vaginal area is it contagious can it go away? Is it a bad disease?

The cyst on my vaginal area is it contagious can it go away? Is it a bad disease?

Depends: Cysts can come and go at times. You should see your gynecologist to determine the nature of your problem and proper management. ...Read more

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Why a recurrence of vaginal beta strep?

Normal : Vaginal beta strep is present normally in about 40 percent of women. It usually doesn't cause much of a problem except during a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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If I am a carrier of strep, does that make me contagious to others?

Strep carrier: If you are a carrier that means you have strep in a throat culture even when you feel well-- it would be safe to say that you should not be contagious in this setting. ...Read more

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Is group b strep contagious?

Is group b strep contagious?

Depends on situation: Its most worrisome problem occurs when it passes from the genital tract of a mother to her newborn during labor or delivery.The resulting exposure may result in a severe infection in the infant. The germ is found normally in the stool, and as such came from ingestion. It is common & seldom causes problems outside that with the newborn. The infected newborn is unlikely to pass it to others. ...Read more

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Is strep contagious after fever breaks?

Is strep contagious after fever breaks?

If untreated it is: Possible. You will be contagious until you have been on antibiotics for at least 24 hours and for up to 3 weeks if you are not treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is non group a strep? Is it contagious?

What is non group a strep? Is it contagious?

Different strain: Strep has many different strains. Different strains cause different types of infections. In the throat, we usually just test for group a, since that is the strain that can lead to rheumatic heart disease. Other strains are usually left for the body to take care of without antibiotics. ...Read more