A 36-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: strep throat?
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Dr. John McMahan answered
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Strep Throat: It's a throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds rapidly to most antibiotics. There can be a number of other bacteria involved in addition to strep so a regular culture (not just a quick strep screen) may be helpful.
Answered on Aug 10, 2016
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