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Strep Throat is a disease that affects the throat.  The throat is part of the respiratory system, but the disease is not. Strep Throat is a...
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If you were diagnosed with strep on Monday, and then started on antibiotics, I doubt that you have spread it to your eyes. You could be allergic to...
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Strep is really uncommon/rare in people who have had their tonsils removed, but it is certainly not impossible, especially if this person has...
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I think she should follow her doctors orders. Every single detail! And if she does this, after giving herself time to heal properly her beautiful...
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Waiting a few days makes sense. A few extra days of employing home remedies should not increase your chances of a complication occurring. I suggest...
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No...it is not typical. Strep has the potential to cause rheumatic fever, including joint infection, so I would strongly suggest that you contact...
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Not long; less than a day before all traces of amoxicillin are gone, so there are not post-treatment protective effects.....your son is susceptible...
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Strep throat is very uncommon in a four-month old, and yes, he will most likely have a febrile response. Fever is an important beneficial response to...
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First, you are taking too much Advil. The dosage for an 800mg should be every SIX hours, not four. If you need more pain management, you should...
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It will work for Strep, but it is not considered the first-choice, which is penicillin VK.
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Since I don't know how you were diagnosed (lab culture, rapid strep test, or just "a look and see" by your medical provider)...
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I thought strep throat was very contagous for 48 hours without medication?
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"White strips" are not a clinical sign of Strep, so no...this is not typical. If you had a confirming lab test (rapid strep or culture)...
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Usually you would unless you would want to try a nature way to cure strep. 
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Assuming you're not allergic to ibuprofen, the answer is yes. By all means, take some for the pain of strep throat. Ugh!Ibuprofen doesn't...
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