Patient Comments: Streptococcal Infections - Treatment


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Comment from: Cath, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: January 28

I was hospitalized for 8 days and given antibiotics for my streptococcal disease. I got pneumonia and sepsis, that too twice I have had it. My husband died on Wednesday with the same illness and I can't understand why. I survived but my poor hubby died. I don't know why both of us got it.

Comment from: cathy, 7-12 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 25

I wonder if doxycycline be used in treatment for streptococcal disease in a child of 11 years old. Her weight is 135 lb.


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