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In the past, I have contracted strep throat after my girlfriend and I make out on about six occasions. Since this has started, we stopped doing it. She is uninsured, so we went to the CVS Minute Clinic to see what we should do. The nurse did a rapid strep test but it came back negative. Since we're about positive she is a strep carrier, where should we go from here assuming she does get insurance in the near future. How is being a strep carrier treated?

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replied December 4th, 2015
Infectious Diseases Answer A55093
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Strept throat does not transmit from oral coitus. its gonococcal sore throat which transmits. If you are negative for that then no worries, however reducing coital frequency to the minimum possible is wise.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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