Scarlet Fever Prevention
- What It Is
- Risk Factors
- Living With
- User Questions
- Alternative Treatment
- Care Guide
- Questions for Your Doctor
- When to Contact a Doctor
- Find a Doctor
- Resource Guide
How to Prevent Scarlet Fever
Steps to prevent scarlet fever include:
- Get early treatment for strep infections, including strep throat.
- Do not return to school or work until you have taken your antibiotic at least 24 hours or your provider has given you approval.
- Avoid contact with people who have untreated strep infections.
- Do not share cups, utensils, towels, bed linen, or personal items with infected people.
- Wash your hands often, especially after touching someone who may have an infection.
- Several vaccines are currently under development.
There are no articles are available for Scarlet Fever.
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