My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Ask Your Question

WebMD Answers

120 Characters remaining
120 Characters remaining
  • First, try and keep your question as short as possible.
  • Include specific words that will help us identify questions that may already have your answer.
  • If you don't find your answer, you can post your question to WebMD Experts and Contributors.


Posted: | Report This Report Question |
1 Answer

How long should it take to get over strep throat?

Strep throat already diagnosed...three days later she still has a rash and fever

She is definitely laying.  She has only had 1 1/2 days of meds

Related Topics: Strep Throat, Rash

Answers From Experts & Organizations (1)

Primary Care
6,467 Answers
73,507 Helpful Votes

Assuming she was diagnosed accurately (by a lab test) and given the appropriate medication, Strep should be improving in a few days.  She hasn't be on the medication very long. The antibiotic is really given to prevent Strep complications, not to help the pain, so hopefully, you are giving something for the discomfort.
If the Strep was not accurately diagnosed, her doctor should consider a viral infection, such as mono, as a possibility.

This answer should not be considered medical advice...down arrowThis answer should not be considered medical advice and should not take the place of a doctor’s visit. Please see the bottom of the page for more information or visit our Terms and Conditions.up arrow

| Report This Report Answer

Was this helpful?


Thanks for your feedback.

5 of 5 found this helpful