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how long before antibiotics kick in with strep throat?

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Old 08-12-2008, 11:03 AM   #1
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how long before antibiotics kick in with strep throat?

how long before antibiotics kick in with strep throat?

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Old 08-14-2008, 11:38 PM   #2
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Re: how long before antibiotics kick in with strep throat?

Three to seven days but it depends on the severity of the infection and the type of antibiotic.

Even without medication strep throat tends to resolve itself after about a week.

(although without meds you'd still be contagious for weeks)

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