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I have a sore throat, fever, and white patches on my tonsils. My throat culture came back as group b strep. How does one treat group b strep?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not an issue for

Self treatment. Please consult your doctor for a prescription.
See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/groupbstrep/index.html.

In brief: Not an issue for

Self treatment. Please consult your doctor for a prescription.
See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/groupbstrep/index.html.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Antibiotics

Streptococcal infections are typically treated with penicillin or other members of antibiotics that are penicillin-like such as amoxicillin-clavulanate and cephalosporins (including cefazolin, ceftriaxone), with Clindamycin frequently used on patients with a true penicillin allergy.

In brief: Antibiotics

Streptococcal infections are typically treated with penicillin or other members of antibiotics that are penicillin-like such as amoxicillin-clavulanate and cephalosporins (including cefazolin, ceftriaxone), with Clindamycin frequently used on patients with a true penicillin allergy.
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