A 17-year-old male asked:
Can strep throat cause only mild sore throat with redness and mild flu like symptoms with temp of 99.0?
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Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Some people have minimal symptoms with strep as adults & some actively carry it in their throat & never seem to get sick from it. Without a fever, I am reluctant to consider it an infection but when there are both fever & generalized symptoms it is likely not a simple carrier state.
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Last updated Apr 1, 2018
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