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 » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Natural home remedies for strep throat include gargling warm saltwater, sucking hard candies or throat lozenges, and drinking warm tea with honey to soothe the throat, according to MedicineNet. Home remedies can reduce t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Sore throats can be cured at home through several methods, such as gargling with salt water; using a vaporizer or humidifier; and taking over-the-counter medications and lozenges, according to WebMD. Home treatments for ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu
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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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Family Parenting Babies & Toddlers

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases Allergies

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases