Is Strep Throat Infectious?

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Yes, strep throat is infectious. People can be infected through direct contact, especially from mucus droplets and indirect contact, such as sneezes, coughs, kissing and sharing utensils or drinking cups. Strep throat is contagious for about 2-3 weeks in people that do not take antibiotics. However, if the patient take antibiotics for treatment, he or she usually are no longer contagious 24 hours later. Keywords: infectious strep throat, strep throat infection, strep throat transmitted, streptococcal throat infection, contagious period strep throat, contagious strep throat, contagious strep throat adults, contagious strep throat long, long strep throat contagious, strep throat contagious, strep throat contagious it, strep throat contagious period, strep throat very contagious, when strep throat contagious, strep throat when it contagious, strep throat contracted, strep throat spread.
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