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How long is strep throat contagious without antibiotics?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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A person who becomes infected with group a strep will often feel better without antibiotic rx after a few days.
However, the germ can remain active in the nose/throat & mouth for days/weeks or more.

In brief: Continues

A person who becomes infected with group a strep will often feel better without antibiotic rx after a few days.
However, the germ can remain active in the nose/throat & mouth for days/weeks or more.
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