Jan 07, · "Strep throat is treated with antibiotics in both children and adults," Nambudripad says. A day course of penicillin or amoxicillin are the most common treatments. "In adults, a simple Z-pack Author: Elaine K. Howley. Jul 20, · The common symptoms of strep throat are that the sore throat comes on quickly rather than gradually, there is a fever and the tonsils can become red Author: Talis Shelbourne.
Mar 31, · However, the effectiveness of tonsil removal for addressing recurrent strep infection is limited to adults only. In children, incidences of strep infections are reduced for the first two years after surgery, and not after that. As per medical data, children with intact tonsils also had fewer episodes of strep throat with passing years. Tonsillitis Adults with strep throat may experience a complication that affects the tonsils--lymph nodes located on the top of the throat. The tonsils help the body by filtering out microorganisms, thus preventing infection. When the tonsils have trouble filtering out the strep bacteria, they swell and become inflamed, resulting in tonsillitis.
Aug 23, · Since , I tested positive for strep 7 times. In between, there were cases of tonsillitis (an uncomfortable inflammation of the tonsils in the back of the throat that also makes it really hard. Mar 09, · Again, a doctor, dentist, or ENT would probably only approve an adult for a tonsillectomy if their tonsils are in really bad condition and/or the patient has had repeated bouts of strep throat.