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Doctor insights on: What Is Usually Prescibed For Strep

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Can my sons doctor prescribe something for pain for my two year old that has extreme strep, tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin just are not even cutting it anymore : (?

Can my sons doctor prescribe something for pain for my two year old that has extreme strep, tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin just are not even cutting it anymore : (?

Call your doctor: First, be sure you are giving the right dosage of the medications for your child's weight. Acetaminophen with Codeine is one option if otc cold medication is not helping. However if symptoms are worsening despite antibiotics or he is not able to swallow, you may need to have him seen again to be sure nothing more serious is going on that would warrant a different treatment regimen. ...Read more

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I have a bad case of strep throat infected white pus pockets all over my throat taking amoxicillin not working can you prescribe something stronger?

I have a bad case of strep throat infected white pus pockets all over my throat taking amoxicillin not working can you prescribe something stronger?

Using this site: This is the public HT site where we accept questions from the public & provide general information. We do not offer to diagnose or treat anyone for anything. True strep is universally killed by amoxicillin in proper doses. You may have a concurrent mono or other germ which can prolong the symptoms. Contact the treating doc & arrange a follow up. ...Read more

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Would a physician prescribe cough syrup for severe sore throat pain possibly associated with strep throat?

Would a physician prescribe cough syrup for severe sore throat pain possibly associated with strep throat?

Possibly: Might if you have a cough? There are some cough meds that could possibly numb the back of the throat. It would depend on what exactly you were prescribed. ...Read more

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I just completed a dose of azithromycin for strep throat. My throat is still sore. It was for 5 days I read most doctors prescribe for 10?

I just completed a dose of azithromycin for strep throat. My throat is still sore. It was for 5 days I read most doctors prescribe for 10?

Stays 10 days: Z-pack are antibiotics and stay in your body for up to 10 days. I suggest Zinc lozenges, dark brown honey and warm water gargles. If no response to azithromycin, your throat infection is most likely viral. ...Read more

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How do u get strep b?

How do u get strep b?

Endemic: Group b strep (gbs) is present in or on the body of almost everyone. For pregnancy care we obtain a culture of the vagina, perineum, and anus at about 35 to 37 weeks to determine if gbs is present - which it is about 1/3 of the time. The gbs is present in the bowel in most people and it can travel to the vaginal and even sometimes cause bladder infections when it gets into the bladder. ...Read more

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Hello my height is 5.3 and my age is 19+ I would like to grow my height by 6 inches and will follow that u prescribe and want to know abt growth plat?

Hello my height is 5.3 and my age is 19+ I would like to grow my height by 6 inches and will follow that u prescribe and want to know abt growth plat?

Height: Is mainly determined by genetics and occurs mostly during the puberty phase of hormonal surges. Often by age 19 your height may be what it is, but on rare occasions you can still grow some more. There are no magic pills or remedies to increase your growth. ...Read more

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Hi do u prescribe abortion pill?

Hi do u prescribe abortion pill?

Need in-person exam: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman to make. ...Read more

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How can u get strep thraot in one minute?

How can u get strep thraot in one minute?

Question unclear: If you are asking how long it takes to become infected, it can occur instantly with an adequate inoculation of organisms. ...Read more

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Why are doctors so reluctant to prescibe phentermine?

Why are doctors so reluctant to prescibe phentermine?

Many reasons: It only works as long as you take it, doesn't teach proper eating and exercise habits, is a controlled substance, has potential major toxicity, can be abused - is that enough? ...Read more

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Why is my pain management spine specialist refusing to prescibe medication?

Why is my pain management spine specialist refusing to prescibe medication?

Medication: There could be multiple reasons 1 government rules and regs 2 is not a true chronic pain specialist 3 problem with the individual patient. 4 just doesn't want to based on individual backround ...Read more

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How to remove strep?

How to remove strep?

Antibiotics: Antibiotic tx is essential if you have strep to prevent complications. Complications can include infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin & blood; scarlet fever, inflammation of the kidney (glomerulonephritis) & eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read more

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What is latent strep?

What is latent strep?

Late onset Strep: In terms of INFANTS, late onset Group B Strep is an infection that infants develop from one week to 3 months after birth, presumably from being birthed from a Group B Strep untreated mother. This infection causes serious blood and spinal fluid infections. In older children and adults, you may be referring to being Group A Strep carrier, in which chronic subclinical infection is present. ...Read more

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Can I smoke with strep?

Asking a doc?: You can smoke any time you want. But it's a always a bad idea, whether you have strep or not. ...Read more

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Is there an OTC strep test?

Is there an OTC strep test?

No: Would not make sense, since if (+) need rx antibiotic to address. Can be done at urgent care or most dr's offices. Best to get checked & tested. ...Read more

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Is strep worse as an adult?

Is strep worse as an adult?

Not Nessisarily: Strep throat can have a wide spectrum of severity in symptoms. Ibuprofen, salt water gargles and fluids help alleviate the pain. ...Read more

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Can strep go away on its own?

Possibly: Untreated, strep infection can resolve. However, you increase your risk for complications of strep, notably rheumatic heart disease. You also increase the risk to your contacts, which could catch strep from you. ...Read more

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Will strep go away on its own?

Will strep go away on its own?

Antibiotics needed.: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. 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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What are symptoms of adult strep?

Sxs: Sxs of strep throat can include: pain of throat; large, red tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue or rash. ...Read more

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Recently, I have had constant strep?

Recently, I have had constant strep?

Strep throat: There are people who are strep 'carriers' (i.e. They are symptomatic most of the time but cultures will remain positive, even after antibiotics. Eradicating these states is indicated to prevent others from getting infected. This often includes, clindamycin. Rifampin, or long term penicillin. Check with your physician. Recurrent strep- avoid others withstrep inf or carrier state. ...Read more

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Can a family dr prescribe trenbolene?

Can a family dr prescribe trenbolene?

No: It is a anabolic steroid and can cause addictive behavior. It has not been given the ok by fda hence cannot be prescribed. It is used originally to increase weight in cattle and available from veterinarians. ...Read more

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What can happen if strep is untreated?

What can happen if strep is untreated?

You may infect: Others. Possible complications: infection of middle ear, sinuses, tonsils, skin, blood as well as scarlet fever, inflammation of kidney (glomerulonephritis) ; eventually rheumatic fever. ...Read more

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Anything you can do if exposed to strep?

Anything you can do if exposed to strep?

Watch: Watch for symptoms of strep if you are exposed to strep, there is no proven benefit to antibiotic prophylaxis for strep contacts. ...Read more

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What is strep F and how does a 16 y/o get?

What is strep F and how does a 16 y/o get?

See answer: Strep F is Streptococcus anginosus. Strep F is a component of normal human bacterial flora and is found normally in the mouth, throat, sinuses, vagina and feces. It can cause infections, more often in immunocompromised or seriously ill patients. It is prone to cause abscesses, particularly the liver and brain. It normally doesn't cause tonsillitis (a strep throat)or pharyngitis. ...Read more

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Possible that my strep can worsen at night?

Possible that my strep can worsen at night?

Strep throat: Many inflammatory conditions feel much worse at night because you are lying in bed with nothing to distract you and the symptoms become more noticeable. ...Read more