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How to get strep throat treatment online?
1

Download the DrHouse app. Set up your free account in a minute.

2

Start a visit with an online doctor. Wait time is less than 15 minutes.

3

Get an Rx from your preferred pharmacy. Pick up an Rx nearby or get it delivered to you.

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How much does it cost to get treatment for strep throat?

DrHouse
Membership
Get $30 off every visit, free meds, and unlimited care support - for you and your family.
$49/visit
Only $99/year. Cancel anytime.
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Urgent Care
Visit
One-time urgent care visit for diagnosis, treatment, Rx, and doctor’s notes.
$79/visit
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On-demand care support  
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7.
Available for 7 days
24/7 virtual visits
See a board-certified clinician within 15 minutes. No insurance needed.
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Get a doctor’s excuse and/or clearance for your school or work if needed.
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You can request a refund after your visit if we are unable to provide care.
¹Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. It is prohibited by law to prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. ²Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

How much does it cost to get treatment for strep throat?

DrHouse
Membership
Get $30 off every visit, free meds, and unlimited care support - for you and your family.
$49/visit
Only $99/year. Cancel anytime.
Free meds and delivery
We cover 300+ meds with free delivery. Check our covered meds and FAQ
Includes your family
Get discounted visits and free meds & delivery for all your family members.
On-demand care support  
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7.
24/7 virtual visits
See a board-certified clinician within 15 minutes. No insurance needed.
Get doctor’s notes
Get a doctor’s excuse and/or clearance for your school or work if needed.
100% treatment guarantee
You can get a refund after your first visit if we are unable to provide care.
Urgent Care
Visit
One-time urgent care visit for diagnosis, treatment, Rx, and doctor’s notes.
$79/visit
24/7 virtual visits
See a board-certified clinician within 15 minutes. No insurance needed.
Get doctor’s notes
Get a doctor’s excuse and/or clearance for your school or work if needed.
100% treatment guarantee
You can request a refund after your visit if we are unable to provide care.
On-demand care support  
Chat with our care support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7. For 7 days
¹Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. It is prohibited by law to prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. ²Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

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Strep Throat Treatment Online

What is strep throat?

Streptococcus pyogenes, or strep throat, is a bacterial infection of the throat and tonsils. It is a common illness, particularly in school-aged children. An infected person spreads Streptococcus pyogenes through contact with respiratory secretions, such as saliva, mucus, or blood. The incubation period for strep throat is typically two to three days.

Symptoms of strep throat include:

  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Body aches
  • Rash
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Nausea
  • Red and swollen tonsils
  • Tiny red spots on the area at the back of the roof of the mouth

If you or your child experiences any of these symptoms, it is important to consult a doctor as soon as possible. Streptococcus pyogenes can lead to serious complications if left untreated.

How is strep throat treated?

The most common form of treatment for strep throat is antibiotics. Antibiotics are effective in treating strep throat and preventing the spread of infection. Antibiotics can also help to prevent the development of serious complications. However, it is important to take the entire course of antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor.

The most common antibiotics for strep throat are:

If you are allergic to penicillin, your doctor will likely prescribe an alternative antibiotic.

Over-the-counter pain relievers, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen, can help relieve the pain and fever associated with strep throat.

How can DrHouse help you treat strep throat online?

DrHouse can provide you with a comprehensive online consultation and prescribe the appropriate medication for your strep throat. We can also provide you with information on how to prevent the spread of strep throat and complications.

With DrHouse you can see an online clinical on-demand within 15 minutes without having to leave your house so that you can start the treatment as soon as possible.

To get online treatment for strep throat with DrHouse, simply:

  • Download our telehealth app
  • Set up your account
  • Choose your plan
  • And start an on-demand visit with one of our clinicians
  • Receive an online prescription

It’s that easy! Get started with your online strep throat treatment today.

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Always consult with your physician or other qualified health providers about medical concerns. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it based on what you read on this website.

If you are experiencing high fever (>103F/39.4C), shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, chest pain, heart palpitations, abnormal bruising, abnormal bleeding, extreme fatigue, dizziness, new weakness or paralysis, difficulty with speech, confusion, extreme pain in any body part, or inability to remain hydrated or keep down fluids or feel you may have any other life-threatening condition, please go to the emergency department or call 911 immediately.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Yes, with DrHouse you can get treated for strep throat online. We can provide you with a comprehensive consultation and prescribe the appropriate medication for your strep throat.

  • With DrHouse you can see an online doctor in less than 15 minutes.

  • Yes, it is safe to get treated for strep throat online with DrHouse. We adhere to the highest clinical standards, and our clinicians are all from the top U.S. medical schools with an average of 15 years of experience.

  • Yes, with DrHouse, you can get antibiotics for strep throat online. Our online clinicians can prescribe medication for your strep throat online if it is medically appropriate.

  • With the DrHouse membership, visits are only $49. DrHouse membership is $99/year. DrHouse membership includes free meds and delivery. One-time urgent care visits without a membership are $79. One-time visits don’t have the free meds & delivery option, and Rx will be sent to your preferred pharmacy in 15 minutes. You don’t need to worry about unexpected additional visit costs with DrHouse. The price will be the same no matter what the reason for the visit is.

  • Yes, online clinicians can diagnose strep throat by examining your symptoms. Online clinicians can also prescribe medication for your strep throat if it is medically appropriate.

  • There are several treatments for strep throat, and the best course of action depends on the severity of the infection. For mild cases, rest and drinking plenty of fluids are often sufficient. For more severe infections, antibiotics are typically prescribed. In most cases, symptoms will improve within a few days after starting treatment.

  • Although strep throat is most commonly treated with antibiotics, there are times when it may be possible to cure the infection without them. This is typically the case when the infection is mild and the patient is otherwise healthy. In these instances, rest and plenty of fluids are often enough to help the body fight off the infection.

  • If strep throat is left untreated, it can lead to serious complications such as kidney damage, rheumatic fever, and even death. It is important to see a doctor if you think you may have strep throat so that you can start treatment as soon as possible.

  • The best antibiotic for strep throat depends on the severity of the infection and the patient’s individual medical history. For milder infections, penicillin or amoxicillin is often the first-line treatment. For more severe infections, stronger antibiotics such as clindamycin or azithromycin may be necessary.