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20 month old Daughter has group A strep #4 this year since April. Why isn't it going away?

My daughter will be 2 years old in October and this year (2016) she has had 4 throat infections since April, all have been Group A Strep Throat. She takes antibiotics every single time but it keeps coming back. She just got over it 2 weeks ago (3rd time) and now a throat swab came back positive for Strep Throat again even though her throat visually looked fine. So back on antibiotics she goes (amoxicillin).

Why does her strep keep coming back? we are worried about her getting rheumatic fever.

 

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