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Symptoms of strep throat usually begin within 2 to 5 days after coming in contact with someone who has a strep infection. Strep throat usually goes...
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If strep throat continues to recur, you and your doctor may decide you need surgery to remove the tonsils (tonsillectomy). Surgery is considered when...
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Antibiotics such as penicillin, cephalexin, or amoxicillin are used to treat strep throat. Antibiotics are effective only against bacterial...
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i know when i had strep throat every thing burnes and i could not swallow at all. water burned the worst to. popsicles and pudding was the...
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Throat infection with strep bacteria can cause a variety of symptoms associated with inflammation of the throat and its nearby structures. Symptoms...
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Yes, a healthy immune system (assuming you have one) will handle Strep throat. The reason why we try and detect and treat Strep is to prevent the...
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Strep throat is caused by Streptococcus bacteria, which are the same bacteria that cause rheumatic fever. Only 5%-10% of adult sore throats are...
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Common symptoms of strep throat in children and adults include:Severe and sudden sore throat without coughing, sneezing, or other cold symptoms.Pain...
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The traditional test for a strep throat has been a throat culture. The major drawback of a throat culture is that the results take two to three days...
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Group A streptococcus is the most common bacterial cause of throat infection. Approximately 15% to 30% of tonsillopharyngitis in children between 5...
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To avoid getting strep throat, it is a good idea to avoid contact with anyone who has a strep infection.Wash your hands often when you are around...
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The best way to avoid strep throat is to avoid close contact with someone who is already infected with strep. It may also be helpful to reduce stress...
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Some of the general and constitutional symptoms of strep throat infection may vary quite a bit depending on the patient's age. Infants primarily...
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While many people use the terms sore throat, tonsillitis, and strep throat interchangeably, there are significant clinical differences between these...
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Strep throat is caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria, most often by group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GABS). Other types of strep that can...