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Still sick after finishing zpak for strep throat a?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: ? confirmed?

The treatment will often kill off the germ and end your chance of spreading strep,but it may take some time for your system to repair the inflammation, tissue injury caused before treatment.
Some who have a viral infection, like mono, will test positive for strep at the same time. If so,you must deal with recovering from both.If never tested for strep,it may have just been viral & zpack did noting

In brief: ? confirmed?

The treatment will often kill off the germ and end your chance of spreading strep,but it may take some time for your system to repair the inflammation, tissue injury caused before treatment.
Some who have a viral infection, like mono, will test positive for strep at the same time. If so,you must deal with recovering from both.If never tested for strep,it may have just been viral & zpack did noting
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