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Is rash a symptom of strep throat

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
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
Anti-Aging Medicine 17 years experience
Mono: Patients misdiagnosed with strep throat when the case is mono, and are given Amoxicillin develop a rash. Is this your case?
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
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
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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 Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Matter of days: Once proper antibiotics treatment instituted, rash fades pretty quick.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
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
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Small: Adults are less likely to contract strep. If your pg daughter gets a fever or esore throat, she should se her md.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Amoxicillin rash: Although strep infection can cause the rash, Amoxicillin is far more likely to be the culprit.
A male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Antibiotic therapy is often associated with diarrhea, some antibiotics are more likely to be associated with this problem. Most often the diarrhea re... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
HIV is Hard to get: If you got HIV and got a full body rash two to three weeks after exposure then this would be a possible explanation. But, five months? Nope not likely... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Rash : Rash on one side of the body is unusual. Was he given antibiotics for strep throat? If so we must consider a possible allergic reaction. Discontinue t... Read More