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In brief: 24h

After a patient is on antibiotics for 24h, he or she is not considered contagious.
It is also helpful after diagnosis of scarlet fever/strep throat to change tooth brushes so that they don't reinfect self.

In brief: 24h

After a patient is on antibiotics for 24h, he or she is not considered contagious.
It is also helpful after diagnosis of scarlet fever/strep throat to change tooth brushes so that they don't reinfect self.
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Dr. Daniel Konold
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 24 h after ATB

If you treat the right bug with the right drug you are no longer contagious after 24 hours.

In brief: 24 h after ATB

If you treat the right bug with the right drug you are no longer contagious after 24 hours.
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