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Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possible association: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders associated with group B streptococcal infection, or PANDAS, appears to be a real association of the e ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Swollen throat: Swelling in the throat can trigger symptoms similar to sleep apnea on a temporary basis.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria behind strep throat is naturally colonized in some folks. When it is actually infecting you, that is, provoking a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
Bacterial infection: Strep is short for streptococcus. Strep throat is an infection by this bacteria which if left untreated, in rare cases, can lead to rheumatic fever (a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Sore throat could be from few possibilities-pharyngitis, tonsillitis/abscess, spine infections from the neck spine projection into pharyngeal space , ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: Majority of "strep throat" occurs in winter and spring.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
In some people...: ...Strep throat causes a rash in addition to other symptoms. It is then called scarlet fever. Except for the rash, it is the same disease.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: This germ is in the mucous secretions of the carriers. They might be able to cough a few out, but they would dry out soon & die. Most pick it up t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Strep throat: Your throat may or may not hurt. You may or may not fever. Malaise, poor appetite or cold symptoms may be present. Since the symptoms are non-specific ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Strep throat is not normally associated with nasal congestion or other URI symptoms. So, unlikely to be strep throat.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dry mouth: It may be neither. There are other conditions that can cause dry mouth, therefore it is important to see your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
48 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Yes, very!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably a cold: It sounds more like a common cold, especially because of the nasal congestion. The only way to know for sure is with a strepmtestbor throat culture.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Apples/oranges: there is no way to answer this. Each condition that you mentioned can range in severity from mild to extremely serious (and in rare cases, death). Eac ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
10 years experience Family Medicine
hard to say: Sounds more like a cold, however, something is making you feel that you might have been exposed and for that reason you should see your dr as soon as ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
URI: The nasal congestion does cause the mouth breathing.. The lymph nodes i suppose are not he neck and most likely are reactive lymph nodes. 90% of URI a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Halpern
41 years experience Periodontics
Yes: Gargle with listerine without alcohol several times per day. Use a saline nose spray. If not better in a few days see your doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: you might need antibiotic, so please see a local physician. you can gargle with salt water, and treat some of your symptoms with OTC medicine. but see ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps allergies?: If you have had this issue that is linked to a particular season or exposure to a location, like a friend's place where there is a cat, you could ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
Otitis media: Sounds like you may have an ear infection. Please see you doctor or go to a local urgent care to be checked out. Ear pain with fever and cold symptoms ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Infection: Sounds like an upper respiratory infection. Could be viral or bacterial. If viral, fluids and rest and fever control are key, if bacterial, an antib ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: It may just be a viral process, but if fever is high could be strep. See your doctor who can check it out.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Not really.The 1st recommended antibiotic for strep throat is penicillin.Bronchitis is not a side effect here.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, but only by not being or avoiding exposure. Good handwashing and staying away from people with strep are the only prevention measures that may wo ... Read More
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