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For how long does strep throat last while taking antibiotics.?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics

In brief: 24 hours

Usually within 24 hours of starting antibiotics one is no longer contagious.
It is important to take all 10 days of antibiotic to completely resolve it and prevent it returning.

In brief: 24 hours

Usually within 24 hours of starting antibiotics one is no longer contagious.
It is important to take all 10 days of antibiotic to completely resolve it and prevent it returning.
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