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is rash a symptom of strep throat

A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs to be seen: Cannot be diagnosed on this platform with this limited information, which indicate need for medical attention, kindly take your child to the pediatric ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Scarletina: Scarlet fever is the combination of strep infection in the throat and rash to the skin (usually face). Rashes can also occur with strep throat when a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Mono: Patients misdiagnosed with strep throat when the case is mono, and are given Amoxicillin develop a rash. Is this your case?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: There are rashes associated with strep throats , from the streptgroat italy before antibiotics are started and as a pisibkedrug reaction after the str ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, a couple: A percentage of strep A germs have an additional piece of DNA that triggers production of a toxin that can cause a red rash that feels like sandpaper ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Matter of days: Once proper antibiotics treatment instituted, rash fades pretty quick.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
A few days: Rash associated with streptococcal infection disappears usually within a few days once treated properly with antibiotics. Occasionally, fine to gross ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Scarlet fever: The rash associated with scarlet fever usually begins to fade within 3 to 7 days. Please ensure that you are treated with appropriate antibiotics if y ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
44 years experience Pediatrics
Small: Adults are less likely to contract strep. If your pg daughter gets a fever or esore throat, she should se her md.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: Some strains of group a streptoccus have the added ability to create a toxin that amoung other effects can cause a rose colored sandpapery rash. Not a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: Some strains of group a streptoccus have the added ability to create a toxin that amoung other effects can cause a rose colored sandpapery rash. Not a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Up to a week: A rash associated with step throat is also usually called scarlet fever. The rash lasts a few days. Investigation for other causes of the rash such a ... Read More
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