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Is vaginal strep contagious?

Vaginal Strep : No, vaginal strep is not contagious.

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

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How long are you contagious with strep after you have started taking amoxicillin?

How long are you contagious with strep after you have started taking amoxicillin?

Generally 24 hours: Once on the antibiotic for 24 hours is typically when schools allow students to go back to class, but i would also recommend reducing your exposure to others until the fever is gone and you start to feel better. ...Read more

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Is the vaginal bacteria the most important part of the strep b swab test? Can there be a way that this test can be done incorrectly?

Is the vaginal bacteria the most important part of the strep b swab test? Can there be a way that this test can be done incorrectly?

Yes: The test done for group b strep is a test to isolate vaginal or rectal colonization. Vaginal and rectal collection is recommended for most accurate results. Of course, it is important to not cause cross contamination by transferring bacteria from the rectum to the vagina. ...Read more

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Why a recurrence of vaginal beta strep?

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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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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Is the group strep b bacteria present from vaginal swab only?

U can get: Beat strep in the urine , vagina or from the rectum, in the us when we do a beta strep culture at 34-36 weeks we test the vagina and rectum. ...Read more

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If i have had mono almost 2 years ago and i have strep now is the mono contagious?

If i have had mono almost 2 years ago and i have strep now is the mono contagious?

Infections.: The fact that you currently have a strep infection does not mean that you also have active mononucleosis. Did I miss part of the history. Re-ask if this isn't addressing your question. ...Read more

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Vaginal itch? No discharge no burning what could it be? Cause of shaving ? Is it contagious?

Vaginal itch? No discharge no burning what could it be? Cause of shaving ? Is it contagious?

Vaginal Itching: The causes of Vaginal Itching could be Fungal infection, . Vaginal dryness due to overuse of douches, allergic reactions to latex remember most condoms are made from latex, you could be allergic to the spermicide, Scabies, Parasites in the vagina, vitamin deficiencies such as vit. B12, folic acid, vit A , vit. B2 iron deficiency.Since there areso many causes you are better off going to the GYN doc ...Read more

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Cycle started on the 19th of sept the same day I got treated for strep with penicillin shots now my cycle started the 1st of this month vaginal itch?

Cycle started on the 19th of sept the same day I got treated for strep with penicillin shots now my cycle started the 1st of this month vaginal itch?

Yeast: The most likely thing is that you have a yeast infection . These are often caused by antibiotics. There are several good over the counter medicines available for yeast and these usually work. If not, you may have a resistant strain and need to see your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more

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Is strep throat contagious?

Is strep throat contagious?

It can be: This condition is caused by the bug: streptococcus, which can be transmitted via salivary contact. It is not supercontagious like those of chicken-pox or measles which are airborn pathogens--meaning that they can stay in the air and infect others. So, if you are given antibiotics already, you should be fine. Just don't smooch for a few days :-) good luck. ...Read more

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How contagious is strep throat?

How contagious is strep throat?

Yes: Yes it is. Generally thru close contact through aerosol spread from breathing, sneezing, etc. Also perhaps through contact with a glass, toothbrush and the like. Also from material on the infected persons hands. ...Read more

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My fiancée had strep throat how contagious is it?

Spread by contact: Strep throat spreads by contact with saliva from the infected person. Avoiding sharing of food or beverages and other close contact until the infected person has been treated with antibiotics for at least 24 hours is wise. If you get a sore throat or fever within a week of contact then call your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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