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Strep b joint pain child

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 44 years experience
No: If a carrier has had acute strep infection and has antibodies--found by blood tests they could have post strep arthritis--a carrier should not have ch... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Very effective: Penicillin is the treatment of choice for the problem.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
You are welcome: I am glad she was properly diagnosed and the treatment will be structured best for her know. God bless, good luck.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eiman Elsayed
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Thrombocytopenia: Platelets are small cells in the blood that stick to the wall of a blood vessel following injury to stop bleeding. When you have low platelet count wh... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
He : He needs a complete evaluation and a neurologic evaluation. There are several conditions that can cause this (for example, pandas syndrome and lyme d... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: H having the ANA high and sed rate high, this could happen in many diseases, being young i would consider jra, but jra usually the joints will swoll... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Get a diagnosis: May be time to see a board certified rheumatologist( if u have not already) and get a diagnosis( may involve lab work, X-rays as well as a detailed hi... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Autoimmune disease: Classic worry is juvenile rheumatoid arthritis although other autoimmune issues can arise in children, though much less frequently than adults. It cou... Read More

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