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Early signs of strep throat

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Likely unrelated: I can't put untreated strep together with tiny blisters on the knee & come up with a way to tie them together. 5 weeks out you can have issues related... Read More

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
Sore throat/Headache: It usually starts with a sore throat and headache. This is followed by fever, pus on the throat or tonsils and enlarged lymph nodes at the angles of ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Non-specific: If your throat is infected you can be checked for strep with rapid screening techniques, and this is important because treatment will prevent post-str... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 33 years experience
Multiple: You can get strep throat without tonsils. Symptoms include severe and sudden sore throat without coughing, sneezing, or other cold symptoms. Pain or d... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Comfort measures: Your sore throat, if unaccompanied by a fever or pus at the ite, is likely a mild viral pharyngitis. Argyle with warm salt water, take Motrin for infl... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Kimlinger
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Symptoms of Strep: Strep throat symptoms include sore throat without cough/runny nose, rapid onset of symptoms, pain with swallowing, temperature over 101, swollen lymph... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Sore throat: The early symptoms can be fever or sore throat alone. Sometimes a rash can start called scarlitina rash which appears in the warmer areas of the body.... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Pain on swallowing,,: Pain on swallowing, sore throat, fever, chills, fatigue, and enlarged tonsils and cervical lymph nodes. Diagnosis is by throat culture, and this can ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Fever, poor appetite: Most common signs of throat infections are fever, sore throat, poor appetite and sometimes abdominal pain.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
See below: Strep throats usually start with a sore throat and headache. This is followed by fever, pus or exudate on the throat or tonsils and enlarged lymph no... Read More

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