Pharyngitis - streptococcal; Streptococcal pharyngitis
Most people with strep are contagious until they have been on antibiotics 24 - 48 hours. They should stay home from school, daycare, or work until they have been on antibiotics for at least a day.
Get a new toothbrush after you are no longer contagious, but before finishing the antibiotics. Otherwise the bacteria can live in the toothbrush and re-infect you when the antibiotics are done. Also, keep your family's...Read more
The CDC has issued a press release urging all baby boomers––those born between 1945 and 1965––to get a one-time blood test for the... Read more »