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What's some good home remedies for strep? It hurts so bad.

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: None

It does require an antibiotic.
Leaving strep alone is potentially dangerous.

In brief: None

It does require an antibiotic.
Leaving strep alone is potentially dangerous.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine

In brief: Need Rx treatment

While there are some things you can do to ease symptoms, true strep throat requires a visit to your doctor for antibiotics.
Untreated strep throat can lead to serious problems. Symptomatic care for throat pain includes: gargling with warm salt water, throat lozengers, throat spray (ie chloraseptic), popsicles/cold things and tylenol (acetaminophen). But again, please promptly see your doctor if you have strep!

In brief: Need Rx treatment

While there are some things you can do to ease symptoms, true strep throat requires a visit to your doctor for antibiotics.
Untreated strep throat can lead to serious problems. Symptomatic care for throat pain includes: gargling with warm salt water, throat lozengers, throat spray (ie chloraseptic), popsicles/cold things and tylenol (acetaminophen). But again, please promptly see your doctor if you have strep!
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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