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what are the typical symptoms of strep throat?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Sore throat: The typical symptoms are sore throat and fever. They often have enlarged glands that are tender and they can have body aches. Sometimes they will have a rash called a scarlitina rash.
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
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