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What would happen if you didn't treat strep throat? watch

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    If you've ever had strep throat it can be horrible and cause an extremely sore throat. Luckily there are antibiotics and I've noticed relief within 12 hours of taking them. What I was wondering though is what would happen to an healthy adult if you didn't treat strep throat? Would it tend to resolve itself or would it be a lethal condition to have without antibiotics?

    I think it could be lethal but this would be unlikely in a healthy adult. In an old person or child the risk of complications would be higher.

    Lucky you getting relief within 12 hours. I got it last year and the first lot of antibiotics didn't clear it fully so I had to take more after having strep for 14 days then it was another week or more before it was cleared. I was in so much pain.
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