Consult a Doctor Online For Strep Throat, By Phone or Video.
Skip the waiting room and instantly speak to a doctor about strep throat and get an online antibiotic prescription in minutes, from the comfort of your home or office. Free medication delivery to your door.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Strep Throat?
Many people think that strep throat is simply a sore throat. However, strep throat is actually a bacterial infection that requires treatment with antibiotics. If you have strep throat, you will likely experience symptoms such as a sore throat, fever, headache, and nausea. You may also have swollen lymph nodes in your neck. If you suspect that you have strep throat, it is important to see a doctor so that you can get the proper treatment.
What are the symptoms of strep throat?
The most common symptom of strep throat is a sore throat. Other symptoms may include:
If you or your child has any of these symptoms, it's important to see a doctor right away. Strep throat is a serious infection that can lead to complications if it's not treated properly.
What are the causes of strep throat?
The most common cause of strep throat is a bacterial infection. The bacteria that cause strep throat are highly contagious and can be spread through coughing or sneezing. Other causes of strep throat include viral infections, allergies, and environmental irritants.
What is the treatment for strep throat?
There are a few different treatment options for strep throat. The most common are antibiotics, which can usually clear up the infection within a week. Antibiotics are usually taken orally, and they work by killing the bacteria that cause strep throat.
Other options include home remedies like gargling with salt water or sucking on lozenges. These may help to relieve some of the symptoms of strep throat, but they will not kill the bacteria and will not cure the infection.
If you or your child has strep throat, it's important to seek medical treatment right away. With the proper diagnosis and treatment, most people recover from strep throat within a week. Left untreated, strep throat can lead to serious complications like rheumatic fever or kidney problems.
Be sure to follow the doctor's instructions for taking antibiotics and managing any pain or other symptoms. With a little care, you'll be feeling better in no time.
How can I prevent strep throat?
The best way to prevent strep throat is to practice good hygiene. This means washing your hands regularly and avoiding close contact with people who are sick. If you are sick, be sure to cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough. It is also important to clean surfaces that may be contaminated with bacteria.
Am I covered by insurance for telemedicine or online consultations with private doctors ?
Yes. Most insurance companies reimburse part or all of telemedicine and private healthcare services depending on your insurance coverage. However, it is always best to check with your insurance.
What are the most common antibiotics used to treat Strep Throat?
During your consultation, our online doctors may prescribe oral antibiotic treatments to treat your strep throat infection, including Amoxicillin, Clavulin, Biaxin, Azithromycin and more. All of these medications are available online through Eden Telemed.
Can I get an online consultation for Strep Throat on Eden Telemed?
Absolutely, you can speak directly to a licensed doctor online about strep throat in minutes, from your phone, tablet, or computer. Get a treatment or prescription for strep throat from the comfort of your home or office.
How does an online consultation for strep throat work?
Booking a doctor’s visit on Eden Telemed about strep throat infections is very easy. You simply need to tap a button to request a consultation, and we’ll connect you with a doctor. All of our consultations are private and confidential, and take place over secure chat, phone, or video.
Can I get a prescription for strep throat on Eden Telemed?
Of course! During your consultation, if necessary, our online doctors can prescribe you medication to treat strep throat so you can feel better, faster. You can get your prescriptions sent to any pharmacy or have them delivered straight to your door for free!
How do I get a strep test?
Want to know if you or you child has strep? Get a rapid strep test or throat culture to evaluate your condition. Our nurse team can perform all strep throat tests in the comfort of your home or office. Private lab tests are covered 80% or more by most private insurance. Results are obtained quickly within 15 minutes for rapid strep tests and in less than 6 hours for throat cultures. If you are positive, antibiotic treatment can be delivered straight to your door or sent to the pharmacy of your choice.
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