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If i'm a strep a carrier does that mean my body is producing antibodies to keep the strep at bay?
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In brief: Yes.
Apparently enough to keep it from invading deeper, but not enough to get rid of it entirely.

In brief: Yes.
Apparently enough to keep it from invading deeper, but not enough to get rid of it entirely.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Carrier
You might have antibodies to strep a, but typically it means that you just have a commensal relationship with strep a.
It hangs out on your body and does not cause infection.

In brief: Carrier
You might have antibodies to strep a, but typically it means that you just have a commensal relationship with strep a.
It hangs out on your body and does not cause infection.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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