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How long does strep throat last ?

How long does strep throat last ? and How long should a child stay home before they had back to school if they have it ?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Mar 2010
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He should not go to school the time he is completely cured of the symptoms he has, be it cough, cold, discharge, sneezes, sorethroat. otherwise it affects other children too.

Answered: Sun, 14 Mar 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.With proper antibiotic course and rest,it will become alright in a week's time.So ask your child to rest in home for a week at least.Thanks and good luck.
Answered: Tue, 13 Dec 2011
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