My son has strep: What can I do to help him?

My son is one and was diagnosed with strep throat this morning, and he’s on antibiotics, and he’s taking Tylenol cold, and flu in between. Is there anything else y’all mommies recommend?


Lots of sleep and warm fluids like chicken broth.

How old is he I’m only over it if he can gargle his mouth with disprin every few hrs it does ease it I feel his pain

There’s nothing much to do. My son always suffers from strep… I give him some tea and halls to ease his throat pain some

Cvs sells throat soothing lollipops for children


Just keep doing what you’re doing. Give the antibiotics a chance to do their jobs. You don’t want to load your baby up on a bunch of tactics when a course of treatment is already being taken. Just give him the extra cuddles and mama love he needs

Glycerine honey and lemon u get it in a jar in pharmacy if he has a soother it can b put on to that

Hot tea with honey is a favorite for my boys

Warm milk with honey to help sooth the throat.

My family had strep being a single Mom I. Took care of my 3 daughters when i got them to be ok i got strep in my kidneys i thought i might die i ran 104 fevers almost a week had to go to the hospital and have IV antibiotics a whole month i missed nursing school BAD STUFF

Chloresrpic spray for throat it helps numb it makes easier to swallow!! Over the counter any market stores carry it, crushed ice or frozen ice pops help too


Gargle with warm salt water👍


Gargle with warm salt water. Kills infection in the throat. I used to get strep throat 2 or 3 times a year as a kid

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Take him to a doctor!

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Now I have to leave this page. I can’t handle the level if ignorance when it comes to children being sick. TAKE THEM TO A FN DOCTOR!!!

Popsicles and lots of cool drinks. Lots of cuddles and love.


Honey and lemon in hot tea. Or popsicles and Italian ice.

Cool baths to help keep temp down without medicines, cool rag on forehead, popsicles, if your concerned he might be or get dehydrated you can always get pedialyte and keep it cool in the fridge, and just help baby be as comfy as possible! Hope baby feels better soon!

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For a one year old, it’s going to be pretty hard to get him to gargle anything…I’d recommend getting some “Outshine” popsicles to help sooth the throat. They’re all natural, made with real fruit, and he’ll love them. (Not sponsored :rofl:) Make sure he’s drinking lots of water too mama, and MOST IMPORTANTLY, lots of love and snuggles. I hope he starts feeling better very soon!:heart:

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if his sore throat is persistent try a little rock candy, I’m not actually positive this works but it can’t hurt him. Make sure he doesn’t chew on it. Suckling will help, my grandpa used rock candy as a rock throat soother for years.