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Does strep throat cause hoarseness

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Occasionally: Sometimes if the tonsils are very swollen and infected the patient can get what is known as the "hot potato voice". It means that their speech is muff... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
Laryngitis: Acute laryngitis sx are hoarse voice, cough, sore throat and other URI sx.Strep throat has headache, sore throat with exudate, bodyaches , fever, chi... Read More
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Laryngitis: Hoarse voice is laryngitis usually. Strep is fever, sore throat, swollen glands and a positive strep test. Laryngitis is from a virus - no antibiotics... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
Pediatrics 26 years experience
It should: However, if it persists, or continues to concern you, I would recommend you get checked again to confirm that strep was the only thing causing your sy... Read More
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Hoarseness: Gargle with warm salt water solution to relieve hoarseness which can last a week or two after a strep infection
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Gealow
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably not strep : When you develop hoarseness and sore throat it is usually viral not strep or other bacterial infection requiring antibiotics. You can drink more fluid... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Recheck: The strep should not really cause hoarseness or weakness of the vocal cords. If the soreness in the back of your throat is resolved then I would look... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Strep bacteria: If you indeed have strep throat, then your sore throat is caused by a bacterium called streptococcus pyogenes, which can sometimes be resistant to ant... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Intake of germ: Exposure occurs daily in most populated settings since as many as 20% can carry the germ without symptoms in some seasons.To develop symptomatic disea... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Inflammation: Spreading down through the alimentary tract can be the cause of stomachache during strep pharyngitis with nausea and vomiting, happens more in youngst... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Berguido
Dentistry 34 years experience
No.: Aphtous ulcers, commonly called canker sores, are caused by the immune system attacking part of your oral mucosa. It is not known yet exactly what tri... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
No: It should not. It is an infection caused by a bacterium called streptococcus Pyogenes or group A beta hemolytic streptococcus. It doesn't usually caus... Read More

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