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The best strep throat treatment is an oral antibiotic such as amoxicillin or penicillin, according to Mayo Clinic. People who are vomiting or having difficulty swallowing, particularly young children, receive their medic... More »

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Home treatment options for pneumonia include a lot of rest, staying hydrated and taking an acetaminophen such as Tylenol or aspirin to reduce fever and improve comfort, says WebMD. If a cough that disturbs the ability to... More »

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A sty typically heals on its own, but the discomfort can be treated by cleaning the eyelid with water and mild soap and placing warm washcloths on the eye to relieve pain, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients should avoid ... More »

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Because the symptoms of a cold and strep throat are often quite similar, the best way to know if you have strep throat is to visit a doctor for a strep throat test and physical examination, according to WebMD. A rapid st... More »

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A strep throat rash is a skin rash caused by strep throat that begins around the neck and chest, eventually spreading over the entire body within a day or two, according to WebMD. This type of rash is also known as scarl... More »

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According to WebMD, symptoms of strep throat in toddlers include a throat that hurts deeply and suddenly without sneezing and cold-like symptoms. Other common symptoms of strep are swallowing pain or difficulty, a fever ... More »

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The most common and most effective treatment for strep throat is antibiotics, according to WebMD. Usually, doctors prescribe penicillin, but they also use clindamycin, erythromycin-based drugs or other antibiotics such a... More »

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