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are sores on tongue symptoms of strep throat

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
See doctor for strep: Strep can cause a sore throat and mouth. Virus can also cause pain and sores. If you think you have strep it is very important to see a doctor and g ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not likely...: I would suggest you go to urgent care or ER today and let a doctor take a look at this and treat you accordingly.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Strep throat: Mouth ulcers or canker sores are not usually a symptom of strep throat. However, having an infection such as strep throat can compromise your immune ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: The strep throat has weakened your immune system and makes you vulnerable to secondary infections such as herpes simplex virus which causes cold sores ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Poss: Could be similar in symptoms. Pain, etc...
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not necessarily : Though the more accurate information should be I believe or think you have Strep throat based upon your history and my examination
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
HFM: Could be hand/foot/mouth virus (coxsackie a19) a common viral infection in the summer that usually affects younger people. Can last up to 14 days, wi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Several possibilitie: Chris, There are several possibilities. A strep screen is about 80-85% accurate. Strep is therefore still a slight possibility. More likely is a viral ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: Although a drug reaction called Stevens Johnson Syndrome usually affects the mucous membrane, I suspect that your current problem is just a progressio ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured to rule out strep. and a full panel of blood work. Empiric an ... Read More

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