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I am pregnant (6months) and I think i have strep throat What can I take...

on my face where jaw bones are going in towards my throat puffy and swollan and it urts and i think its strep throat i really need something to take to get rid of it im in school and I cant miss any time. collage all my hours count so yeah. help.....

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Asked by kasiety.1 at 5:30 PM on Nov. 21, 2010 in Health

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  • You can't take an OTC medication to get rid of strep. You'll need to see a doctor.

    Answer by DazzlednSeattle at 5:31 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • You HAVE to go to the doctors. Untreated strep becomes Scarlet Fever. It is can harm the baby! There is NOTHING over the counter for strep!!!

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 5:32 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • You have to go to a dr. Get a strep test and he'll put you on an appropriate med. There is nothing OTC for strep.

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 5:34 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • If it is strep you'll need antibiotics..The Dr. will know right away. Strep does not go away with ant OTC products, and can be contagious. Hope you feel better soon!

    Answer by Kathy675 at 5:35 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • wash your mouth with salt water and rinse

    Answer by dutchcanadain at 5:37 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Thank u all ill go to the doctor

    Comment by kasiety.1 (original poster) at 5:40 PM on Nov. 21, 2010

  • Take 1 garlic 3x per day. gargle with warm salt water several times per day.

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 7:31 AM on Nov. 22, 2010

  • You have to go to the Dr and get meds. Strep virus can be deadly to a baby

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 2:17 PM on Nov. 22, 2010

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