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Either the antibiotics aren't attacking the exact strep infection that you have, or you are getting reinfected somehow.  This is a really...
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Maybe it never went away? You can be a Strep carrier and always test positive. Next time, have a culture AFTER you have been properly treated and see...
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Does it happen when he's not sick?  It might be good to have him checked over. His blood pressure may be too low, or there could be...
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Hi You both need to be on meds at the same time, but you now think your clear, just tell her over the phone how sorry you are, and you can see her...
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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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