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severe joint pain and strep throat

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Post Strep: There are poststreptococcal arthritis syndromes. The best known is acute rheumatic fever. More often in adults we see post streptococcal arthritis. I ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Untreated Strep: Strep throat is a bacterial infection that is cured with antibiotics. Untreated Strep infections can lead to diseases of the joints, heart, kidneys an ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible: Since you are not on antibiotics, your immune system has to do all the work. If you have other infections going on, your body may be weaker allowing ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Were you treated for: The strep infection?- how long did it last? See your pcp for further wk up- esr, aso , cardiac auscutation.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: These symptoms are probably due to different things. In addition to seeing specialists, you need a good primary care provider who can help coordinate ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Concerning: Severe joint pain, fever, stiff neck, headache,nausea could be from infection or from severe toxin exposure.Most common is infection.Stiff neck could ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Sounds like you: have either a cold or infection. Need to see your doctor if you are concerned or have good fever (>100.5).
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: These symptoms can suggest a serious infection and i would urge immediate evaluation. Go to the er if your doctor is unavailable.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Unknown cause of pai: Assuming u have been to several doctors for evaluations , it is important to understand that we don't always gain explanations for causation of pain . ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wallach
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Doctor...NOW: This would be a very good time to either see your regular doctor on a same day appointment, or go to the nearest urgent care or er. This could be any ... Read More
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