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Strep throat - Wikipedia


Streptococcal pharyngitis, also known as strep throat, is an infection of the back of the throat including the tonsils caused by group A streptococcus. Common ...

Strep Throat Treatment, Contagious Period, & More - WebMD


Mar 10, 2015 ... The contagious period is over after being on antibiotics for 24 hours. Relief from the sore throat should come within 24 hours to 36 hours after ...

Strep Throat Symptoms, Causes, Treatment - What is strep throat ...


Throat infection with strep bacteria is contagious and can cause a variety of ... within a few days (1-4 days) after contracting the infection (incubation period).

Strep Throat: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment & Pictures


Feb 12, 2016 ... Read about strep throat, a contagious disease caused by infection with streptococcal bacteria. Strep throat symptoms vary from children to ...

Strep Exposure - Banner Health


... has a throat culture or rapid-strep test that is positive for strep throat. Usually the contact is within the previous 7 days (reason: incubation period for strep is 2 to ...

Strep Throat Incubation Period | Strep Throat Treatment


Oct 13, 2013 ... During the strep throat incubation period, most people are not aware they have been contaminated and can pass the infection. Find out more in ...

Is It Strep Throat? | Features | CDC


Oct 19, 2015 ... Strep throat is a common type of sore throat in children, but it's not very common in adults. Healthcare professionals can do a quick test to ...

Strep Throat Exposure | Seattle Children's Hospital


Exposure to someone with a strep throat infection; Also called close contact; Living in the ... Incubation Period: Most children who do catch strep develop some ...

Streptococcal Pharyngitis (Strep Throat) Disease Fact Sheet, P-42092


Streptococcal pharyngitis (sore throat) or “strep throat” is an infection of the ... The incubation period of streptococcal pharyngitis is usually one to three days.

Sore Throat in Children | Ask Dr Sears


Aug 28, 2013 ... No other symptoms besides sore throat and fever – strep throat usually ... The incubation period for viral causes of sore throat in children varies ...

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Strep Throat: Is It Contagious? - MedicineNet


Strep throat is a contagious bacterial infection of the throat area. Symptoms include fever, sore throat, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Strep throat is treated  ...

Overview - Strep throat - Mayo Clinic


Dec 16, 2015 ... Strep throat is a bacterial infection that can make your throat feel sore and scratchy. Strep throat accounts for only a small portion of sore throats ...

What Is the Incubation Period for Strep Throat? - Health


Apr 20, 2016 ... Find out what the incubation period for strep throat is and how long you might be contagious if you have it.