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early stages of strep throat

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Sore Throat/Headache: It usually starts with a sore throat and headache. This is usually followed by fever, pus or exudate on the posterior pharynx or tonsils and enlarged ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
Strep: It is entirely possible to have strep throat after the flu. One does not exclude the other. I recommend consulting with your doctor to see if you actu ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You can have strep without fever; someone with strep is contagious for about a day before symptoms start until 24-36 hours after appropriate antibioti ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kennedy
25 years experience Pediatrics
Can be normal : The mono infection can last for 6 - 9 months. strep throat is more common in the spring and summer. A UTI happens more frequently in women in their 2 ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pre workout with med: Sure you can do that. You can take the Amoxicillin any time. It should not make it less effective. Good luck and feel better!
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Michie bruckner
9 years experience Pediatrics
Get tested: Strep is quite contagious, so if you have a sore throat, see your primary care provider for a rapid Strep test and throat culture.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
?: Unsure what you mean with your question. If you mean it's prodrome (early presentation), the symptoms can widely vary and group a beta-hemolytic stre ... Read More
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